Anorexia by Karen F. Balkin

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Published by Greenhaven Press .

Written in English

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  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Health & Daily Living - Diseases,
  • Health Sciences (Young Adult),
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Social Science - Sociology,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Depression,
  • General,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Anorexia nervosa

Edition Notes

Hardcover edition

Book details

SeriesAt Issue Series
The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7898496M
ISBN 100737721782
ISBN 109780737721782

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