Hunger (Riders of the Apocalypse)
Lisabeth Lewis has a black steed, a set of scales, and a new job: she's been appointed Famine. How will an anorexic seventeen-year-old girl from the suburbs fare as one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?
Traveling the world on her steed gives Lisa freedom from her troubles at home-her constant battle with hunger, and her struggle to hide it from the people who care about her. But being Famine forces her to go places where hunger is a painful part of everyday life, and to face the horrifying effects of her phenomenal power. Can Lisa find a way to harness that power-and the courage to fight her own inner demons?
A wildly original approach to the issue of eating disorders, Hunger is about the struggle to find balance in a world of extremes, and uses fantastic tropes to explore a difficult topic that touches the lives of many teens.
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|Lexile ® Measure||HL770L|
|Product Type||Paperback Books|
|Primary Contributor||Jackie Morse Kessler|
|Age Groups||Ages 13 to 15, Ages 16 to 18|
|Publisher||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|