Wilderness ChildrenPaperback - 2009
Jewel, AKA, Tadpole is nine when he follows The Cobras in their escape from a burning reform school in rural Arkansas. The boys commit horrible crimes, but most of them manage to avoid capture and become model citizens. It is more than twenty-five years before the code of silence is broken and their secret is told.
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, 2009.
Characteristics: 517 p. ; 23 cm.