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Wild Boy

Jones, Rob Lloyd (Book - 2013 )
Wild Boy
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Wild Boy becomes a sideshow freak. Isolated from other children and abused by the cruel master who bought him, Wild Boy becomes an avid observer, developing Sherlock Holmes-like deductive skills. Although he is tormented and insulted, kicked and spat at, his quick mind takes in everything he sees. When a murder occurs at the fair, Wild Boy is accused. Can he use his powers of deduction to save himself? And will the talented and spunky young acrobat Clarissa be with him -- or against him?
Authors: Jones, Rob Lloyd
Statement of Responsibility: Rob Lloyd Jones
Title: Wild boy
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013
Edition: First U.S. edition
Characteristics: 295 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Wild Boy becomes a sideshow freak. Isolated from other children and abused by the cruel master who bought him, Wild Boy becomes an avid observer, developing Sherlock Holmes-like deductive skills. Although he is tormented and insulted, kicked and spat at, his quick mind takes in everything he sees. When a murder occurs at the fair, Wild Boy is accused. Can he use his powers of deduction to save himself? And will the talented and spunky young acrobat Clarissa be with him -- or against him?
Subject Headings: Freak shows Juvenile fiction Hypertrichosis Juvenile fiction Orphans Juvenile fiction Murder Juvenile fiction London (England) Juvenile fiction England Juvenile fiction Freak shows Fiction Hypertrichosis Fiction Orphans Fiction Murder Fiction London (England) Fiction England Fiction
Topical Term: Freak shows
Hypertrichosis
Orphans
Murder
Freak shows
Hypertrichosis
Orphans
Murder
LCCN: 2013931467
ISBN: 9780763662523
0763662526
Branch Call Number: J FIC J
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He might be part of a Victorian freak show, but he has a deductive mind worthy of Sherlock Holmes himself. When Wild Boy finds himself framed for a brutal murder, he must put all his sleuthing skills to the test to clear his name and uncover the real killer.

He might be part of a Victorian freak show, but he has a deductive mind worthy of Sherlock Holmes himself. When Wild Boy finds himself framed for a brutal murder, he must put all his sleuthing skills to the test to clear his name and uncover the real killer.


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He might be part of a Victorian freak show, but he has a deductive mind worthy of Sherlock Holmes himself. When Wild Boy finds himself framed for a brutal murder, he must put all his sleuthing skills to the test to clear his name and uncover the real killer.

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