Leslie Hiller is a bright, attractive, talented teenager -- a Manhattan child of privilege. She is also a perfectionist. When Leslie starts to diet, she finds herself becoming obsessed, getting thinner and thinner, until she is forced to realize that her quest for perfection is killing her.
First published in 1981, this groundbreaking novel has been lauded by countless librarians, educators, and readers. Our new edition features an Afterword by the author about the illness's impact on her own life.
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Number Of Pages: 158
Published: 1st October 1999
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 18.42 x 11.43 x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.16