Running Lean

In this YA debut from author Diana Sharples, love, self-esteem, and trust meld in a compelling story. Still reeling from the loss of his brother in Afghanistan, Calvin Greenlee pours himself into fixing his motorcycle and spending the rest of his time with his girlfriend, Stacy, who always has the right words to say. But when Stacy starts losing weight—a lot of weight—it’s clear she has problems of her own. Calvin is determined to cure her—but could that only push Stacy further into danger?

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Reviews

“…Sharples paints a desperate picture of a girl battling anorexia and her deeply concerned boyfriend.”

-Booklist

 

“…what Sharples does so well is capture the turmoil as seen from a loved one’s perspective.”

-Booklist

 

“…a coming-of-age story that tackles the destructive realities of a serious eating disorder, along with the power of first love.”

-School Library Journal

 

“…gives readers a window into the minds of two teens as they struggle with their genuine affection for one another and the complexities of life.”

-School Library Journal

Details

Softcover
On Sale August 10, 2013
400 pages
ISBN: 9780310734970

eBook
On Sale August 6, 2013
400 pages
ISBN: 9780310734987

Details

Softcover
On Sale August 10, 2013
400 pages
ISBN: 9780310734970

eBook
On Sale August 6, 2013
400 pages
ISBN: 9780310734987

Reviews

“…Sharples paints a desperate picture of a girl battling anorexia and her deeply concerned boyfriend.”

-Booklist

 

“…what Sharples does so well is capture the turmoil as seen from a loved one’s perspective.”

-Booklist

 

“…a coming-of-age story that tackles the destructive realities of a serious eating disorder, along with the power of first love.”

-School Library Journal

 

“…gives readers a window into the minds of two teens as they struggle with their genuine affection for one another and the complexities of life.”

-School Library Journal

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