Kathleen Duey

Finalist, 2007 National Book Awards

Kathleen Duey became fascinated with writing stories in the fourth grade and told everyone who would listen that she was going to be an author. But first she spent twenty years living in odd, off-the-grid places, subsistence farming, and reading. Skin Hunger is the first volume in a trilogy that has taken 15 years to ripen. The next book, Sacred Scars, is in progress now. Kathleen’s titles include books for younger readers: The Unicorn’s Secret is an 8-book saga for 2-4th graders. Her Hoofbeats books are middle grade historical novels. Kathleen currently lives in southern California.
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Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic, Book One

Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic, Book One by Kathleen Duey book cover, 2007
ISBN 9780689840937 Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Sadima and Hahp's worlds are separated by generations, but their lives are connected in surprising and powerful ways in this first book of a trilogy. More about this book >

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Kathleen Duey

Kathleen Duey became fascinated with writing stories in the fourth grade and told everyone who would listen that she was going to be an author. But first she spent twenty years living in odd, off-the-grid places, subsistence farming, and reading.

Skin Hunger is the first volume in a trilogy that has taken 15 years to ripen. The next book, Sacred Scars, is in progress now.

Kathleen’s titles include books for younger readers: The Unicorn’s Secret is an 8-book saga for 2-4th graders. Her Hoofbeats books are middle grade historical novels. Kathleen currently lives in southern California.

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