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Nonfiction Ages 12+
Pages: 136
Themes: anorexia, eating disorder, high school, body image, journals, true story
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 04/10/2016
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The real journal entries of a teen girl suffering with anorexia show the terrifying grip the disorder has on her. Her eating disorder is personified as Ed, undermining her self-esteem and her perception of the world. How can she explain that even when she tries to develop healthier eating habits, there is a demon wriggling inside her mind, determining her every step?

You see? It is “normal” to lose weight. I told you. Yes, I am always right. You must keep going. Keep going.

My Demon’s Name is Ed is a brutally honest depiction of a disorder that changes a life forever.

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