Wild boy : the real life of the Savage of Aveyron (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Wild boy : the real life of the Savage of Aveyron

Author: Mary Losure; Timothy B Ering
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the story of the feral boy known as the Savage of Aveyron, discovered in the mountain wilderness of Southern France in the late 18th century, and describes the attempts led by Paris physician Jean Marc Gaspard Itard to civilize him.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Literature
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Wild Boy of Aveyron; Jean Marc Gaspard Itard; Wild Boy of Aveyron.; Jean Marc Gaspard Itard; Jean Marc Gaspard Itard; Wild Boy of Aveyron.; Wild Boy of Aveyron.; Jean Marc Gaspard Itard
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Losure; Timothy B Ering
ISBN: 0763656690 9780763656690
OCLC Number: 809315028
Language Note: English.
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild Selection.
Description: 169 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Mary Losure ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering.
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Presents the story of the feral boy known as the Savage of Aveyron, discovered in the mountain wilderness of Southern France in the late 18th century, and describes the attempts led by Paris physician Jean Marc Gaspard Itard to civilize him.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-11-01) Very Good Permalink

Wild Boy, the Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron, by Mary Losure is a true account of a young boy captured in Lacaune, France in 1797. He was about nine years of age and brought to scientists so they could study how he could have survived alone by himself. The 'wild boy' lived in the woods...
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