Coconuts sustain Warriors in the Crossfire

December 17, 2015

(Photo credit: Ali Farid/

Find a coconut, find hope.

That’s how Joseph and Kento respond to stockpiled coconuts, all while worrying about food and freedom.

Modern cooks might deal with the coconut differently, turning their kitchens into workshops.

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...