Gr 6 Up A compelling sequel to The Best Little Girl in the World (Warner, 1979) that can be read independently. Here again readers are drawn into the world of a teenage girl suffering from anorexia nervosa. Kessa's character is strongly believable as Levenkron describes her encounters with family, friends and therapist that provide insight into the conflicts and fears that anorexics face. Kessa's struggles to understand the emotions and happenings that led to her anorexia are made real for readers, who will feel compassion toward Kessa as they gain understanding of the disease. This is a more intense look at the grueling therapeutic recovery period after leaving the support of the hospital than is found in The Bigger Book of Lydia (Harper, 1983) by Margaret Willey or The Hunger Scream (Walker, 1983) by Ivy Ruckman. A list of agencies that help people with food disorders is included. Linda Polomski, Woodrow Wilson Junior High School, Middletown, Conn.