May 2014 | Wonder and Mystery (The Wild Boy)

The Wild Boy

Read by Kathleen Pelley

wildboy“No matter our creed or lack of it, if we are in search of wonder, we will inevitably, I believe, bump into a mystery that is ultimately spiritual.” Katherine Paterson, Newberry Medal Author.

THE WILD BOY written and illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein is based on a true story about a boy who grew up like a wild animal in the forests of France and was later captured and studied by doctors in Paris, but never became completely civilized.

Ages: Suitable for ages 7 and up.

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