Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – An audio book review

Everyone likes coming of age novels. And while there are many titles to choose from, one can never commit a mistake if the choice lies with a classical title such as Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. This is a review of the audio book version of this great American classic, narrated by Elijah Wood.

The Lost Boy Dave Pelzer

The Lost Boy

The Lost Boy is an account of the experiences that shaped the personality of author Dave Pelzer, as he tries to make sense of his past and its reflection on his present and future.The book is a prime example of a coming of age novel, detailing the struggles of a young boy trying to find himself and believe, for once, that he is a regular kid - not an " it " - but a human person.
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Last Straw

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

The audio book called "The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw", is an unabridged recording of the third book from the best-selling series from Jeff Kinney. This audio book is really filled with humorous coming of age stories and is highly recommend to the readers of theskykid.com.
The Top 5 Coming of Age Books for Girls

The Top 5 Coming of Age Books for Girls

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Avoidance

”Avoidance is about love and choice and responsibility and community and other things that affect every human, and I tried to write it with the widest possible audience in mind.”

Looking For Alibrandi: For Any Girl Looking To Fit In

Born to a teenage mother and raised with the well meaning assistance of an intrusive Italian family, Josie believes her heritage to be the burden that defines her young life. Her Catholic upbringing taught her about martyrdom, and she applies the term with passion every day, delighting in any opportunity to remind others how hard she has it; "We live in the same country but we're different. What's taboo for Italians isn't taboo for Australians."

Loneliness

Forgotten: The Heartrending Story of Life in a Children’s Home

Les Cummings spent many years of his life in a children’s home near Portsmouth, UK and only left to find himself in even worse conditions due to the negligence of the people who were entrusted to care for him. Forgotten is his memoir and is a drama in the coming of age genre.

A Child Called ‘It’

Survival - that's his main goal. But is survival feasible when you are "no one" to your family and you are not considered a person but an "it" ?

Little brother

Little brother a novel by Cory Doctorow about the freedom of expression and privacy rights reviewed by SkyKid at theskykid.com

Lost Boys: A Novel by Orson Scott Card

Lost Boys - the novel of Orson Scott Card reviewed at theskykid.com

Carry Me Down by MJ Hyland

Review of the coming of age book " Carry me down " written by MJ Hyland.

Boy’s Life by Robert McCammon

Review of the coming of age classic book Boy's Life by Robert McCammon . Audio review of the book is included in the article.

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