Everything you need to understand or teach The Lotus Eaters (novel) by Tatjana Soli.
The book begins with a quote from Homer's most famous work, "The Odyssey."
"....we reached the country of the Lotus-eaters, a race that eat the flowery Lotus fruit...Now these natives had no intention of killing my comrades; what they did was to give them some Lotus to taste. Those who ate the honeyed fruit of the plant lost any wish to come back and bring us news. All they now...
The Lotus Eaters: A Novel Lesson Plans contain 135 pages of teaching material, including: