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Alabama moon

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Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.1 - AR Pts: 11
Lexile measure:
720L
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I could trap my own food and make my own clothes. I could find my way by the stars and make fire in the rain. Pap said he even figured I could whip somebody three times my size. He wasn't worried about me.

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 Moon's father dies, Moon follows his father's last instructions: to travel to Alaska to find others like themselves. But Moon is soon caught and entangled in a world he doesn't know or understand, apparent 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.

In this compelling, action-packed book, Watt Key gives us the thrilling coming-of-age story of the unique and extremely appealing Moon.

Alabama Moon is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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ISBN:
9780312384289
9780329686277
9780374301842
9781429987653
9780312644802
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.1, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
720L
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Full title alabama moon
Author key watt
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 01:30:04AM

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subject_facet Alabama -- Fiction, Alabama -- Juvenile fiction, Bullies -- Fiction, Bullies -- Juvenile fiction, Government, Resistance to -- Fiction, Government, Resistance to -- Juvenile fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction, Wilderness survival -- Juvenile fiction, Wilderness survival. -- Fiction
title_display Alabama moon
title_full Alabama Moon, Alabama Moon / Watt Key, Alabama moon / Watt Key
title_short Alabama moon
title_sub
topic_facet Bullies, Government, Resistance to, Juvenile Fiction, Orphans, Wilderness survival