Dirt Road Home by Watt Key

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After his recapture at the end of ALABAMA MOON, gutsy 14-year-old Hal Mitchell is sentenced to live at Hellenweiler, an institution that is more like a jail than the boys' home it's supposed to be. Hal could walk out in just a few months if he keeps out of trouble. But in a place like Hellenweiler, the more he tries to avoid the gangs and their violence, the stronger Hal's fellow inmates try to make him fail.
 

About Watt Key

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WATT KEY lives in southern Alabama with his family. Fourmile is his third book. You can visit him on the Web at www.wattkey.com and https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/pages/Watt-Key/166702308308.
 
Published July 14, 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 240 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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Although a companion to Alabama Moon (2006) in that it continues the story of one of that book’s main characters, this survival tale is by no means dependent on its predecessor.

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This gritty sequel to Key's Alabama Moon tells what happens to Moon's friend Hal after their escape from the Pinson Boys' Home.

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