Building Boys Bulletin 5-3-21
Eating disorders: What parents of boys need to know
|Jennifer L.W. Fink||May 3|
I learned about eating disorders from young adult (YA) novels.
Which is kind of weird, when I think about it. Books I ordered from Scholastic book flyers — books aimed squarely at pre-teen and teenage girls — introduced me to the words “anorexia” and “bulimia” and taught me what those things were. Eating disorders were a plot twist, a narrative hook, in …