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Kit's wilderness [electronic resource]. David Almond.

Almond, David. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385729895 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Laurel Leaf, 2001.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: The Printz Award--winning classic gets a new look.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. 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.A Michael L. Printz Award WinnerAn ALA Notable Book A Publishers Weekly Best BookFrom the Paperback edition.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 12
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
470 Lexile.
3.7 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 687 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 425 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Young Adult Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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