A beautifully crafted portrayal of a boy's rite-of-passage experience during a summer in the 1970's as he prepares to take a school entrance exam.
Three 12-year-old boys spend long summer days hanging out in a treehouse fort in the woods playing war games as boys do -- until they witness a kidnapping.
The Coming-of-Age adventures of 12-year-old Jack are sure to entertain you and you'll also enjoy the numerous interesting characters and community members that he encounters along the way.
Published in 1969 and considered controversial in its day, this book is a Coming-of-Age novel that describes the horrid experiences of losing someone you love and then having to adjust to a completely new environment.
High School life -- with all its experiences and pitfalls. A Coming-of-Age story that anyone 13 and older will love as much as I did.