This impossible light

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Fifteen-year-old Ivy's world is in flux. Her dad has moved out, her mother is withdrawn, her brother is off at college, and her best friend, Anna, has grown distant. Worst of all, Ivy's body won't stop expanding. She's getting taller and curvier, with no end in sight. Even her beloved math class offers no clear solution to the imbalanced equation that has become Ivy's life. Everything feels off-kilter until a skipped meal leads to a boost in confidence and reminds Ivy that her life is her own. If Ivy can just limit what she eats-the way her mother seems to-she can stop herself from growing, focus on the upcoming math competition, and reclaim control of her life. But when her disordered eating leads to missed opportunities and a devastating health scare, Ivy realizes that she must weigh her mother's issues against her own, and discover what it means to be a part of-and apart from-her family. This Impossible Light explores the powerful reality that identity and self-worth must be taught before they are learned. Perfect for fans of Laurie Halse Anderson and Ellen Hopkins.
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subject_facet Body image -- Fiction, Divorce -- Fiction, Eating disorders -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Novels in verse, Schools -- Fiction, Self-esteem -- Fiction
title_display This impossible light
title_full This Impossible Light, This impossible light / a novel by Lily Myers
title_short This impossible light
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topic_facet Body image, Divorce, Eating disorders, High schools, Mothers and daughters, Novels in verse, Poetry, Schools, Self-esteem, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature