Grades 4 - 8
After the death of his father, ten-year-old Moon leaves their forest shelter home and is sent to an Alabama institution, becoming entangled in the outside world he has never known and making good friends, a relentless enemy, and finally a new life.
About the Author
Watt Key is an award-winning southern fiction author. His debut novel, Alabama Moon, was released to national acclaim in 2006, won the prestigious E.B. White Read-Aloud Award, sold over 100,000 copies domestically, and has been published in eight languages. In addition to his novels and screenplays, Watt writes fiction and nonfiction articles for both local and nationally distributed publications.