Synopses & Reviews
Covering the ins and outs of becoming a vegan during the teen years, this reference shows young people how to make smart decisions about changing their diet and lifestyle while dealing with varying reactions from family, friends, and people at school. Curious teens will find answers for issues such as buying groceries with their families and sticking with the vegan mentality and diet, as well as important nutrition facts, delicious recipes, and inspirational stories. While some may find the switch to veganism daunting, this delightful handbook makes the transition simple, explaining ethical arguments and encouraging dedication and tolerance.
"A book that is genuine and heartfelt while also being funny, personal, and theoretically rigorous” Bob Torres, Vegetarian Journal
"This book is motivational, inspiring, resourceful, and practical." HerbivoreClothing.com
"This is a street-wise read for any teen considering veganism." www.voya.com
About the Author
Claire Askew has been a vegan since the age of 15; has written for the Kansas City Star, VegNews magazine, and Vegetarian Journal; and is a contributor to the 2009 edition of Fiske Real College Essays That Work. She lives in Portland, Oregon.