The Wild Kid

Book Verdict

The Wild Kid

by Harry Mazer

First Release:

November 1998

ISBN: 0689807511

Sammy’s pursuit of a bicycle thief leads to a dark wood. Mildly retarded, Sammy is disoriented and anxious when he stumbles on Kevin, a runaway hiding in an abandoned trailer. Despite Kevin’s initial cruelty, the two forge a friendship. Then Kevin tells Sammy to steal and lie, which Sammy knows are wrong. Sammy wants to return to his family, but Kevin is angry and possessive and won’t let him go.

  • ISBN: 0689807511
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    Dewey Classification: F
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.1, Points: 2
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