The Wild Children

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Scribner, 1983 - Children's stories, American. - 151 pages
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Left behind when his whole family is arrested by soldiers during the dark days following the Bolshevik Revolution, twelve-year-old Alex falls in with a gang of other desperate homeless children, but never loses his hope for a better life.

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i thought this was going to be a very bad book but its not that bad for having to do a grade 8 plot graph on it.

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User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

Alex's family is snatched away by the Russian secret police. He is forced on to the streets to work out his survival. He joins up with a group of misfits. Read full review


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Felice Holman is the author of more than twenty books for young readers, including the highly praised Slake's Limbo. She is a past winner of the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award and the Bank Street College Award. Her books have been included in the ALA Notables and the New York Times Best Books of the Year. Felice lives in California.

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