Measure of a Woman, New York Times Magazine, June 19, 2005

Curbing Childhood Obesity, CBS News, June 13, 2005

Ex-Chubettes Unite! Former Fat Kids Let It All Out, The New York Observer, 23 April, 2008

Teenage Waistland: A former fat kid weighs in on living large, losing weight, and how parents can (and can’t help), Publisher’s Weekly

OUTTAKE: Teenage Waistland by Abby Ellin, SMITH, March 29, 2007

Teenage Waistland, AOLCoaches Podcast, April 4, 2006

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Teenage Waistland: Multimedia based on the Book by Abby Ellin, iVillage,

Weight Issue: Be healthy, not just thin, Indianapolis Star, 9 October, 2005

From infancy to troubled adolescence, Boston Globe, 18 September, 2005

‘Waistland’ humiliation doesn’t help, Chicago Tribune, 3 August, 2005

Food is not the only issue: Parents face a major challenge in preserving an overweight child’s self-esteem, New York Daily News, July 15 2005

Is Your Teen Battling the Bulge?, ABC News, June 26, 2008

New and notable nonfiction, Houston Jewish Herald Voice, 23 June, 2005

Weight loss can’t be forced on children, USA Today, 6 June, 2005

Ithaca college graduate writes, Ithaca Times, 1 June, 2005