Claire is the author of Generation V: the Complete Guide to Going, Being, and Staying Vegan as a Teenager and has also been featured in the 2009 edition of Fiske Real College Essays That Work, as well as the Wall Street Journal, Vegetarian Times, and others. Raised in the Midwest, she now lives in the vegan paradise of Portland, OR. In addition to going to college, she spends her days reading, writing, gazing at Mt. Hood, and collecting terrible puns.
Generation V is the essential guide for all aspiring, current, and seasoned teenage and college-age vegans. Generation V offers advice and insight on everything from dealing with unsupportive parents to frog dissection in school to nutrition, and much, much more. Whether you're a teenager who is thinking about going vegan or already vegan, this is the ultimate resource, written by someone like you, for you.
"It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. Well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals during all stages of the life cycle, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, and adolescence, and for athletes." -ADA Position paper on veg*n diets
"Thinking of helping the planet by buying an eco-friendly car? You could do more by going vegan, say Gidon Eshel and Pamela Martin of the University of Chicago."-New Scientist
"These are not occasional lapses by employers paying insufficient attention to modern human resources management policies. These are systematic human rights violations embedded in meat and poultry industry employment." -Human Rights Watch
"[Pigs] have the cognitive ability to be quite sophisticated. Even more so than dogs and certainly three-year-olds." - Professor Donald Broom of Cambridge University Veterinary School