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Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Biography

Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Susan Elizabeth McClelland’s first book, BITE OF THE MANGO, was a worldwide sensation, published in more than 30 countries. She lives in Toronto, Canada.

Susan Elizabeth McClelland

Books by Susan Elizabeth McClelland

by Sungju Lee and Susan Elizabeth McClelland - Biography, Politics, Young Adult 12+

EVERY FALLING STAR, the first book to portray contemporary North Korea to a young audience, is the intense memoir of a North Korean boy named Sungju who is forced at age 12 to live on the streets and fend for himself. To survive, Sungju creates a gang and lives by thieving, fighting, begging and stealing rides on cargo trains. Sungju richly re-creates his scabrous story, depicting what it was like for a boy alone to create a new family with his gang, his “brothers”; to be hungry and to fear arrest, imprisonment and even execution.