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For as long as ten-year-old Moon can remember, he has lived out in the forest in a shelter with his father. They keep to themselves, their only contact with other human beings an occasional trip to the nearest general store. When Moons father dies, Moon follows his fathers last instructions: to travel to Alaska to find others like themselves. But Moon is soon caught and entangled in a world he doesnt know or understand; hes become property of the government he has been avoiding all his life. As the spirited and resourceful Moon encounters constables, jails, institutions, lawyers, true friends, and true enemies, he adapts his wilderness survival skills and learns to survive in the outside world, and even, perhaps, make his home there.
 
Alabama Moon is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Synopsis:

For as long as 10-year-old Moon can remember, he has lived out in the forest in a shelter with his father. When his father dies, Moon follows his dad's last instructions: to travel to Alaska and find others like himself. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

Synopsis:

After losing his father, a boy has to find a way to survive on his own.

About the Author

Alabama Moon is Watt Key’s first novel. His next book, The Bone Swamp Gang, will be available in Fall 2009 from Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers. He lives in southern Alabama with his family. You can visit him on the web at www.wattkey.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312384289
Author:
Key, Watt
Publisher:
Square Fish
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Wilderness survival
Subject:
Bullies
Subject:
Alabama
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Family/Orphans
Subject:
Foster Homes
Subject:
Action
Subject:
Adventure/General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - Survival Stories
Subject:
Social Issues - Bullying
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.72 x 5.19 x 0.83 in
Age Level:
10-14

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