The Savage by David Almond

Almond, David. The Savage. Illus. Dave McKean. New York: Candlewick, 2008. Print. Genre: YA Novel Graphic Novel “cocktail” Summary: Blue’s father dies. To help Blue cope with his grief, the school counselor encourages him to write in a journal. Rather than write about his feelings, Blue delves into a fantastical story about a savage boy… Continue reading The Savage by David Almond

Wild Boy by Mary Losure

Losure, Mary. Wild Boy: The Real LIfe of the Savage of Aveyron. Illus. Timothy Basil Ering. Somerville, MA: Candlewick, 2013. Print. Genre: middle grade nonfiction Summary: In the late 1700s, French villagers discover a wild boy in the woods. Maybe only nine years old, the child is naked as a jaybird and grubbing for food.… Continue reading Wild Boy by Mary Losure