Living with Obesity by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Living with Obesity

Grade 8+
Released in 2014
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Living with Obesity features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with obesity during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support. Throughout the book, Ask Yourself This questions encourage discussion. Features include a selected bibliography, further readings, Just the Facts summary of medical facts about obesity, Where to Turn summary of key advice that includes contact information for helpful organizations, a glossary, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.


  Expert adviceā€¦ clearly described. Use of the second person and a conversational tone involve readers.  
— Horn Book Guide