Anne Bower Ingram, Junko Morimoto
Run Damon, Run!
Run Damon, Run! is a picture book retelling of the story of Damon and Pythias (a legendary story of friendship and loyalty). In ancient Sicily, a shepherd named Damon is preparing to help his sister celebrate her wedding. He goes to the city of Syracuse to find a present, and to invite his great friend, Pythias. He discovers Syracuse, which was once a happy city, is full of sadness and fear. Pythias explains that the new king, Dionysius, is cruel, greedy, and lonely, and prone to executing anyon(...)