The Wild Children

The Wild Children

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by Felice Holman
     
 

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
``A powerful story of children left homeless after the Russian Revolution,'' declared PW, reviewing this award-winner by the gifted poet and author. Holman's novel is rooted in actual events and, through 12-year-old Alex, the reader experiences the tragedy of uncared-for boys and girls in the aftermath of war. (1014)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140319309
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
08/06/1985
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.54(d)
Lexile:
820L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

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Wild Children 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I liked that the book was a little challenging because the author used Russian words and had the definitions in the glossary. I enjoyed the ending of the book because it was so informing of what kids had to go through to get away from the cold and hunger in Russia. I also learned what life was like in Russia in the 1920's and how different their life was then than it is now in Russia. I learned that their life was completely based on staying warm and finding food and staying alive. From the book I learned to never take things for granted and that you should always be thankful for what you get.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book makes a clear vision of what kids actually go through and how country's are so different. Instead of judging people that you dont know by there appearence take a deeper look. this book taught me how lucky we are for what we have and we should be more appreciative than we are.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Wild Children contains moral lesson not only for children but also for adults. This is a great novel that you dont want to miss. Wild children or also called the bezprizorni shows the weakness of the past government.