Lighter Than My Shadow

Jacket art for graphic novel Lighter Than My Shadow

  • Contributors: Katie Green
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  • Summary: A graphic memoir of eating disorders, abuse and recovery. Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawn story of struggle and recovery, a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness; an exposure of those who are so weak as to prey on the weak, and an inspiration to anybody who believes in the human power to endure towards happiness.
  • Awards/Recognition:
    • Harvey Awards Nominee for Book of the Year, 2018
    • Rhode Island Teen Book Award Nominee, 2019
    • Short-listed for British Comic Award for Best Book, 2014 (UK)
    • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2018
    • No additional awards known of as of 10/1/2020. Please contact this project's researchers if you are aware of an award not listed.

  • Number of Pages: 508
  • Recommended Grade Level: 9-12
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape; ROAR [an imprint of The Lion Forge, LLC]
  • ISBN: 9780224090988; 9781941302415

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