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An interview with G. Neri,
Author of Yummy

on The Story from American Public Media

YummyIn 1994, eleven-year-old Robert "Yummy" Sandifer shot and killed a girl in Chicago, before he was, in turn, shot and killed by his own gang. In this radio interview, author G. Neri talks about Yummy's story, working with inner-city youth, and how he came to write the graphic novel Yummy.

Posted December 2010.

The Story is a radio show hosted by Dick Gordon, that seeks out ordinary people whose lives are intersecting with significant issues in the news and gives them the opportunity to tell their story.

Learn more about Yummy

Book Trailer for Yummy

BookTalk with author G. Neri and illustrator Randy DuBurke

Discussion Questions

Jason Low: From Comics Fan to Children's Publisher

"Murder in Miniature," the original Time Magazine article on Yummy's life and death

Also by G. Neri: Chess Rumble

Also illustrated by Randy DuBurke: Catching the Moon


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