Video: The Upside of Hunger now used in BC high schools

Video: The Upside of Hunger now used in BC high schools

The Upside of Hunger, a true story based on the early life of a man who has been a resident of BC since 1951, has been evaluated and approved for use in high schools, and is now listed on the BC Erac site here. The novel chronicles the life of Adam Baumann, from his childhood in eastern Hungary through his teenage years and involvement in WW2 as a teen soldier, and on to his immigration to Canada as a young adult, and the life he built in BC.

Video: FROM THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR of The Upside of Hunger – Adam as a child

Video: FROM THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR of The Upside of Hunger – Adam as a child

FROM THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR of The Upside of Hunger — The team of horses was standing in the shade of the barn, still attached to the wagon and glistening with sweat. Good! He wasn’t too late to take them to the pond to cool off. Out of the corner of his eye, he spotted his mom behind the house, draping fresh laundry over the sagging clothesline.

Ginger Moran Case Study on Roxi Harms

Ginger Moran Case Study on Roxi Harms

Ginger Moran – Dear Friend, I have had the great pleasure of working with Roxi Harms on her marvelous book, The Upside of Hunger. I’m going to let her speak for herself in the case study you can find on my site…

December 1933 – Adam’s First Christmas

December 1933 – Adam’s First Christmas

Adam could smell onions on his mom’s hands as she leaned down and fastened the top button of his coat under his chin. The dirt floor and thick mud walls of the little kitchen held the chill of the winter air…

Excerpt: Transport Three

Excerpt: Transport Three

The boxcar smelled of manure and fear. Forty people and just one small window on each side, eye level for Adam if he stood on his tiptoes. Most others wouldn’t be able to see out at all…

All profits are directed to The Upside of Hunger Scholarship Fund, awarded annually to underprivileged Grade 12 students wishing to pursue a university education.

Audio Recordings

Audio Clip: North by Northwest Interview with CBC’s Sheryl MacKay

(07-13-2019)

Audio Clip: Adam telling of arrival in Prince George 1951

(07-05-2019)

Audio Clip: Adam recalls his Christmas - December 1933

(12-12-2018)

Audio Clip: Adam tells a story from 1953

(11-02-2018)

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