Kit's wilderness / David Almond.
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|Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library||YA CD F ALM (Text)||78731000417442||YA Audio||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0739336002
- Physical Description: 5 audiodiscs (5 hrs., 5 mins.)
- Publisher: New York, NY: Random House, 1999.
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Read by Charles Keating.
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.
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|Subject:||Coal mines and mining > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Old age > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
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The Printz Award–winning classic gets a new look.
Written in haunting, lyrical prose, Kit’s Wilderness examines the bonds of family from one generation to the next, and explores how meaning and beauty can be revealed from the depths of darkness.
The Watson family moves to Stoneygate, an old coal-mining town, to care for Kit’s recently widowed grandfather. When Kit meets John Askew, another boy whose family has both worked and died in the mines, Askew invites Kit to join him in playing a game called Death. As Kit’s grandfather tells him stories of the mine’s past and the history of the Watson family, Askew takes Kit into the mines, where the boys look to find the childhood ghosts of their long-gone ancestors.
A Michael L. Printz Award Winner
An ALA Notable Book
A Publishers Weekly Best Book
From the Paperback edition.