Read by Charles Keating5 hours 4 minutes, 3 cassettesThe Watson family moves to Stoneygate, an old coal-mining town, to care for Kit's recently widowed grandfater. When Kit meets John Askew, another boy whose family has both worked and died in the ...
died in the mines, Askew invites Kit to join him in a game called Death. As kit's grandfather tells him stories of the mine's past and the history of the Watson family, Askew takes Kit into the mines, where the boys look for the childhood ghosts of their long-gone ancestors.
Written in haunting, lyrical prose, Kit's Wilderness examines the bonds of family from one generation to the next, and explores how meaning and beauty can be revealed from the depths of darkness.
Number of pages: 229
Format: Reinforced cover for schools and libraries