Holmes, Kathryn

How It Feels to Fly

(3) YA Struggling with anorexia and panic attacks, dancer Sam attends "Perform at Your Peak" therapy camp. She bonds with artists and athletes with similar issues; learns coping mechanisms; misguidedly pursues a crush on a counselor; and gradually redefines her beliefs and goals. A realistic, relatable examination of the painful consequences pressure and perfectionism can have for ambitious teens--with some potential paths to healing.


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