Author: Melanie Crowder

Book Review: Parched

Book Review: Parched

Parched is a book that took me by surprise. Told from the point of view of a girl named Sarel, a boy named Musa, and also Nandi, a dog, it's set in a desert setting where the water has dried up and gangs are willing to kill for any source of water. Parched opens to such a scene, Sarel's parents being killed and Sarel herself escaping with the help of the dogs, especially Nandi. Her source of water is running out and her mother's garden was destroyed in the struggle and resulting fire, giving her little food. Not wanting to […]

Posted January 4, 2014
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