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"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.
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This historical fiction book is a very touching book to read. It examines the life of the homeless children in Russia after the Civil War and shows how life really was like back... Read morePublished on April 10 2002
"The Wild Children", was one of the best books i have ever read! Im not a real big reader but this book i couldn't keep my hands off of. Read morePublished on Nov. 2 1999
Overall the book was pretty good it had some non interesting parts but it was still pretty good.Some parts of the book helped me realize how lucky i was to have nice things. Read morePublished on Nov. 2 1999
This book was not very good, and my doctor said it gave me the hershy squirts. I couldn't even hold down my coffee. It got all over my thermos. Read morePublished on Oct. 2 1999
I do recommand you to read this book if you are a child wanting to know about life. This book explains how life in the 1920's was for people with no money. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 1999
I do recommend this book because. I like the characters in the book. The characters are real direct and sincere. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 1999
I thought the book was ok. It would teach kids about what or what not to do. It tells you to not steal, but that is how the children had to survive. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 1999
I recomend reading this book. This is because I am interested in many topics during the Russian Revolution. Such as the of soliders and other military related topics. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 1999
This is a good book for Jr. high schoolers. I hope there is a second book about this wild children.Published on Oct. 1 1999