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.
As the author states: "This is not a book about church music. It is about boys singing". An study about the uniqueness of treble voices.
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.
Bamboo People offers an intimate peek into the Coming-of-Age experiences of two teenagers who experience the horrors of the civil war in Burma.
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.