Marlene Perez

Links and Resources


  • Alt Ed by Catherine Atkins
  • Born Too Short by Dan Elish
  • Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You by Dorian Cirrone
  • Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
  • Face by Benjamin Zephaniah
  • Fat, A Love Story by Barbara Wersba
  • Fat Kid Rules the World by K.L. Going
  • Funny Little Monkey by Andrew Auseon
  • Girls Under Pressure by Jacqueline Wilson
  • Hanged Man by Francesca Lia Block
  • How I Changed My Life by Todd Strasser
  • Life in the Fat Lane by Cherie Bennett
  • Second Star to the Right by Deborah Hautzig
  • The Skin I’m In by Sharon Flake
  • Squashed by Joan Bauer
  • Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher
  • Storky: How I Lost the Nickname and Won the Girl by D.L. Garfinkle
  • Unexpected Development by Marlene Perez


  • The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls by Joan Jacobs Brumberg
  • Too Fat or Too Thin? A Reference Guide to Eating by Cynthia Kalodner