Moon Blake is the ten-year old narrator of a touching yet spirited tale of wilderness survival. Believe me, this kid’s a real survivor!
Can you imagine living on your own at ten years old? Well, that’s exactly what Moon does. Early in the tale, we learn that Moon Blake and his father live together in the
The forest sounds and coldness of night surrounds him like a damp fog. However, Moon does know about wilderness survival. He can build a fire, hunt for food, prepare traps, and even make his own clothes. Moon confidently informs us that he can fight someone three times his size! Later in the book, Moon is on the run from the law. Here is where the real adventure begins! He soon finds himself in the Pinson Boy’s Home but manages to escape along with some other boys. Moon matures and begins questioning his father’s life decisions and his past. He discovers the meaning of friendship, love and loyalty during his many adventures.
Alabama Moon is a story for all ages. You will cheer Moon on as he overcomes many obstacles. He is a loyal, determined and courageous young man, as well as a truly memorable character. If you would like to find out what happens to Moon, read this book! You too will have a wonderful adventure!
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