Kit's wilderness

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English
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IL: UG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
470L
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Y
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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

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9780385326650
9780385729895
Accelerated Reader:
UG
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Lexile measure:
470L
Fountas & Pinnell:
Y
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Full title kit s wilderness
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Last Update 2018-05-18 04:36:41AM
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subject_facet Boys & Men -- YOUNG ADULT FICTION, Coal mines and mining -- Juvenile fiction, Coming of Age -- YOUNG ADULT FICTION, Electronic books, England -- Juvenile fiction, Family -- YOUNG ADULT FICTION, Ghosts -- Fiction, Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction, Michael Printz award, Old age -- Fiction
title_display Kit's wilderness
title_full Kit's Wilderness [electronic resource] Almond, David., Kit's wilderness / David Almond
title_short Kit's wilderness
topic_facet Boys & Men, Coal mines and mining, Coming of Age, Family, Ghosts, Grandfathers, Michael Printz award, Old age