Library


Hope’s Garden’s library, The James McSherry Memorial Library, is a collection of books, videos and resources on eating disorders and many surrounding issues. Books may be borrowed for a period of 2 weeks.

To help you get started, we have created bibliographies for specific groups of readers. But there are many more on location at Hopes Garden.

To get started:

Bibliography for General Information on Eating Disorders

The following books are among those available on Eating Disorders in the resource library at Hope’s Garden:

  • Andersen (1990). Males with Eating Disorders.
  • Claude-Pierre (1997). The Secret Language of Eating Disorders.
  • Fodor (1997). Desperately Seeking Self.
  • Hall & Cohn (1999). Bulimia Nervosa: A Guide to Recovery.
  • Hall & Cohn (1999). Anorexia Nervosa: A Guide for Recovery.
  • Hirschmann & Munter (1989). Overcoming Overeating.
  • Holliman, Susan (1991). Eating Disorders and Atheles: A Handbook for Coaches.
  • Roth (1992). When Food is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy.
  • Wolf (1991). The Beauty Myth.

Bibliography for Parents, Family & Friends

The following books are among those available for family and friends in the resource library at Hope’s Garden:

  • Berg (2001). Children and Teens Afraid to Eat.
  • Costin, C. (1997). Your Dieting Daughter: Is She Dying for Attention?
  • Friedman, S. (1997). When Girls Feel Fat: Helping Girls Through Adolescence.
  • Hall & Cohn (1999). Bulimia Nervosa: A Guide to Recovery.
  • Hall & Cohn (1999). Anorexia Nervosa: A Guide for Recovery.
  • Herrin & Matsumoto (2002). The Parent’s Guide to Childhood Eating Disorders.
  • Hirschmann & Zaphiropoulos (1993). Preventing Childhood Eating Problems.
  • Kelly (2002). Dads & Daughters.
  • Natenshon, A. (1999). When Your child Has an Eating disorder: A Step by Step Workshop for parents and other Caregivers.
  • Richardson & Rehr (2001). 101 Ways to Help Your Daughter Love Her Body.
  • Siegel, Brisman & Weinshel. (1997). Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Families & Friends.
  • Treasure, J. (1997). Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide for Familes, Friends and Sufferers.

Bibliography for Teens

The following books are among those available for teens in the resource library at Hope’s Garden:

  • Adderholdt & Goldberg (1999). Perfectionism: What’s Bad About Being Good?
  • Bell (1998). Changing Bodies, Changing Lives.
  • Fodor, V., (1997). Desperately Seeking Self: An Inner Guidebook for People with Eating Disorders.
  • Johnson. (2001). Self Esteem Comes in all Sizes: How to be Healthy and
  • Happy at your Natural Weight.
  • Hall & Cohn (1999). Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery.
  • Hall & Cohn (1997)/. Perk: the Story of a Teenager with Bulimia.
  • Hall & Cohn (1999). Anorexia Nervosa: A Guide to Recovery
  • Noirmandi & Roark (2001). Over It: A Teen’s Guide to Getting Beyond Obsessions with Food and Weight