Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 13 to 17
- Grade: 8 to 12
Most people struggle with body image from time to time. For author Alison DeLory, it’s an issue that she’s faced since adolescence. From patiently waiting for her chest to fill in during the seventh grade to dealing with insensitive comments from colleagues as an adult, Some of My Parts explores DeLory’s relationship with her body and the larger issue of perceived beauty.
About the author
Alison DeLory is a writer, editor, and teacher living in Halifax. She has been writing stories for newspapers, magazines, and digital platforms for 20 years. She's also written two children's chapter books and contributed to several anthologies. Making it Home is her first novel.