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Louder than hunger  Cover Image Book Book

Louder than hunger

Schu, John 1981- (author.). DiCamillo, Kate, (writer of foreword.).

Summary: "Jake volunteers at a nursing home because he likes helping people. He likes skating and singing, playing Bingo and Name That Tune, and reading mysteries and comics aloud to his teachers. He also likes avoiding people his own age . . . and the cruelty of mirrors . . . and food. Jake has read about kids like him in books--the weird one, the outsider--and would do anything not to be that kid, including shrink himself down to nothing. But the less he eats, the bigger he feels. How long can Jake punish himself before he truly disappears? A fictionalized account of the author's experiences and emotions living in residential treatment facilities as a young teen with an eating disorder"--

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  • ISBN: 1536229091
  • ISBN: 9781536229097
  • Physical Description: 516 pages : illustration ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2024.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 514).
Subject: Teenage boys Juvenile fiction
Mental health Juvenile fiction
Eating disorders Juvenile fiction
Teenage boys Fiction
Mental health Fiction
Eating disorders Fiction
Genre: Romans en vers.
Biographical fiction.
Novels in verse.

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