Body Talk: The Straight Facts on Fitness, Nutrition, and Feeling Great about Yourself
Ann Douglas, Julie Douglas. Maple Tree Press, $19.95 (64pp) ISBN 978-1-894379-27-4
Part of the Girl Zone series, Body Talk: The Straight Facts on Fitness, Nutrition & Feeling Great About Yourself by Ann Douglas and Julie Douglas, illus. by Claudia D vila, also includes quotes from real girls. The mother/daughter offering (Julie is 14) opens with a time line-""Through Thick and Thin""-that traces fashion trends from 1800 to the 21st century. ""Chew on This"" sidebars provide juicy nuggets: ""A hundred years ago actress Lillian Russell, weighing 200 lbs., was considered a great beauty."" Back matter contains a directory of girl-friendly Web sites.
Reviewed on: 09/01/2002