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Multi-layered and Witty Parable for Children 10 Upwards and Their Adults
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Hungry

I think "Hungry" is amazing. I see it as a parable that both adults and children will enjoy and learn from in varying levels. There are so many cross-over elements in "Hungry." I think about "Lord of the Flies" for instance in the challenge about whether to eat, or not eat, your best friend.

Ms. Eason told me: "The book seems to be evoking a lot of this. I think it will help teachers talk issues with kids. I'm hoping [my next book] STARVED will continue with this."

Janet Grace Riehl, author Sightlines: A Poet's Diary, and Riehl Life: Village Wisdom for the 21st Century (www.riehlife.com)