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45 Pounds (More or Less)

By Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Painful, relatable look at teen's family and diet struggles.

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45 Pounds (More or Less) is not an easy read. Ann suffers numerous indignities (both real and imagined); she's in a lot of pain, and it's hard to witness her sadness and humiliation. However, her story is compelling and entertaining, and there's a lot of goodness to be found in her world. She's a very relatable character, and any teens who have struggled with weight or body image will learn a lot from this character.

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