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Girls Under Pressure

SUMMARY Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Jacqueline Wilson

Y they look – but can they learn to love themselves just the way they areBooks in the series1 Girls in Love2 Girls Under Pressure3 Girls Out Late4 Girls in Tear. Girls Under Pressure should honestly be read by each and every girl living in this world IT IS SO EDUCATIONAL Girl wiseLet's get to the fun part thenThe thing with this book is the way is has been written by the point of view of our main character Ellie who is one of the funniest characters I have had the joy to read She is your normal teenage girl struggling through her weight problem and looks The way in which Ellie describes herself and her adventures is so cute and I am sure she can relate to all us girls out there This is a great book that will make you feel full of life by the end of it From the Girls Under series this is honestly my top favorite one

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Magda is tall and glamorous Nadine is willowy and 'gothic' And Ellie well Ellie is just plain normal The three girls have been best friends forever but now Ellie. A decent attempt at writing about a topic the author did not fully understand I read this book twice once when I was very young and again a week ago a few months into recovery from my own eating disorder While this book is informative about anorexia bulimia and EDNOS the symptoms effects and characteristics of the disorders are woven into the stories of Ellie and Zoë and portrays very well the impact of eating disorders on the sufferer's family Ellie herself seemed like a charicature of an anorexic than a realistic interpretation of a sufferer she immediately decides to starve herself and her body dysmorphia is described as developing imstantaneously rather than slowly developing from anorexic behaviours into the full blown disorder After months of self starvation she is seen to simply 'decide' to get better rather thN begin the slow process of recovery Also Ellie's disorder is described as being very much about food rather than other issues behind the illnessI'd recommend this to young people wanting to learn about eating disorders rather than actual sufferers

SUMMARY Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Jacqueline Wilson

Is convinced she's fat Nadine wants to be a model and Magda worries that her appearance is giving guys the wrong idea The pressure is on for them to change the wa. So there's a lot happening in this book Ellie has become obsessed with her weight and wants to lose some Nadine has the opportunity to become a model and Magda has an identity crisis when she finds out local boys think she's 'easy' Oh and suddenly Dan has become very distant with EllieI've read uite a few YA and Adult books about eating disorders and I feel like this book didn't tackle the subject very well view spoilerWhile Zoe's anorexia and depiction felt very realistic Ellie's bulimiaED was a bit off She seems to recover from it almost as uickly as it begins with no professional help or any help whatsoever Yeah she might have been scared off by seeing Zoe in the psychiatric unit but she goes from 100 to zero real uick It felt like the book was trivialising her ED Bare in mind I have never suffered from an ED but in my experience I don't think it was well presented in this book hide spoiler

  • Paperback
  • 208
  • Girls Under Pressure
  • Jacqueline Wilson
  • English
  • 12 January 2019
  • 9780552557443

About the Author: Jacqueline Wilson

Jacueline Wilson was born in Bath in 1945 but spent most of her childhood in Kingston on Thames She always wanted to be a writer and wrote her first ‘novel’ when she was nine filling in countless Woolworths’ exercise books as she grew up As a teenager she started work for a magazine publishing company and then went on to work as a journalist on Jackie magazine which she was told was named af