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Kit's Wilderness

Almond, David (Book - 2000 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Kit's Wilderness
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Thirteen-year-old Kit goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England, and finds both the old man and the town haunted by ghosts of the past.
Authors: Almond, David, 1951-
Title: Kit's wilderness
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2000.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Characteristics: 229 p. ;,22 cm.
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Hodder Children's Books 1999"--T.p. verso.
Summary: Thirteen-year-old Kit goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England, and finds both the old man and the town haunted by ghosts of the past.
Audience: 470
10 & up.
Local Note: Reading Counts RC 58 10110
Accelerated Reader AR 37 10060
ISBN: 0385326653
Branch Call Number: YA FICTION ALMOND
Statement of Responsibility: David Almond
Study Program: Reading Counts RC 6-8 5.8 11.0 Quiz: 21539 Guided reading level: NR.
Accelerated Reader AR UG 3.7 6.0 Quiz: 36754.
Subject Headings: England Fiction. England Fiction. Old age Fiction. Grandfathers Fiction. Coal mines and mining Fiction. Old age Fiction. Grandfathers Fiction. Ghosts Fiction. Coal mines and mining Fiction.
Genre/Form: Ghost stories.
Topical Term: Old age
Grandfathers
Coal mines and mining
Old age
Grandfathers
Ghosts
Coal mines and mining
LCCN: 99034332
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Who is the mysterious bad boy artist, John Askew and what does it mean when he asks Kit to join him in the deserted coal mines after school to 'play games'?

Jul 16, 2013
  • RockHeron rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Another wonderful novel by David Almond. Sad but beautiful. I loved it!

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