Gone Wild

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Victimized in foster care and then by his adoptive mother’s boyfriend, Seth decides to head out on his own. Brooke thinks she might be pregnant and, instead of dealing with her controlling mother, she runs. They meet in a wilderness park, where basic survival is a challenge. As they work together to find food, water, and shelter, they find the strength to take control of their own lives.

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Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2017
Publisher James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 176
Publication Date 2020-08-01
Text Type Fiction—Action/Adventure
BISACS YAF018010, YAF058180, YAF058210
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 650
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed

Author: Jodi Lundgren

Jodi Lundgren has backpacked trails around the world. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Camosun College. She is the author of the SideStreets novel Blow.


School Library Journal

“®ealistic and gritty. . . . The low reading level will appeal to struggling teens who want quick reads about characters their own age dealing with problems.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“Lundgren’s sure hand guides Seth and Brooke toward hope and healing and avoids the trap of sentimentality. A breath of fresh air lifts these familiar themes.”—Kirkus Reviews