Life in the Balance


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$16.99  $15.63
Feiwel & Friends
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5.6 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.75 pounds

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About the Author

Jen Petro-Roy is a former teen librarian, an obsessive reader, and a trivia fanatic. She lives with her husband and two young daughters in Massachusetts. She is the author of P.S. I Miss You, Good Enough, and You Are Enough: Your Guide to Body Image and Eating Disorder Recovery. Jen is an eating disorder survivor and an advocate for recovery.


Praise for Jen Petro-Roy:

Every library needs Good Enough on its shelves. Lyrical, funny, honest and brave, this is a book that will save lives. --Katherine Applegate, New York Times-bestselling author of Wishtree and Crenshaw, on Good Enough

Petro-Roy, an eating disorder survivor, offers an intimate and realistic portrayal of Riley's destructive thinking patterns as well as her victories and setbacks. A powerful, well-told, and authentic story. --Publishers Weekly on Good Enough

[A] supportive, honest, and empowering novel about mental health. --Booklist on Good Enough

P.S. I Miss You is so moving! Evie's quiet strength and fierce determination are an inspiration. --Ann M. Martin, author of Rain Reign and the Baby-Sitters Club

A heartbreaking but empowering story that's impossible to forget. . . . Readers will love Evie's smart, funny voice and will recognize themselves in her worries, her questions, and her hopes. --Kate Messner, author of The Seventh Wish on P.S. I Miss You

"A touching story of sisterly devotion and self-discovery. Readers will cheer on Jen Petro-Roy's sweet, strong protagonist as she overcomes challenging family circumstances to embrace her own identity." -- Barbara Dee, author of Star-Crossed, on P.S. I Miss You

Jen Petro-Roy has created a character with the potential to be as iconic as Judy Blume's Margaret. --Erin Dionne, author of Notes from an Accidental Band Geek on P.S. I Miss You