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Kit's wilderness

Author: David Almond; Hodder Children's Books,
Publisher: London: Hodder Signature, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English
Thirteen-year-old Kit goes to live with his grandfather in the decaying coal mining town of Stoneygate, England, and finds both the old man and the town haunted by ghosts of the past.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Almond; Hodder Children's Books,
ISBN: 0340778857 9780340778852 0385326653 9780385326650
OCLC Number: 857996935
Awards: Winner of Smarties Book Prize Silver Award 1999
Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2000
Short-listed for Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2000
Short-listed for Smarties Book Prize 9-11 Category 1999
Description: 233 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: David Almond.


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