Alabama Moon

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Alabama Moon Notes

Main Character: Moon Blake

Supporting Characters: Kit Slip, Hal Mitchell, Constable Sanders, Mr. Wellington, Mr. Mitchell, Mr. Abroscotto, Pap(Oliver Blake)

Plot: Moon Blake grows up in the forest with his father because of his father 's hatred for the government. But, when his father passes away suddenly, Moon is quickly thrown into a world he knows nothing about. On his way to Alaska, he is taken as a ward of the state and put into Pinson, a boys ' home. He escapes with new friends, Kip and Hal into the forest to live once again. When Hal leaves to live with his father, and Kip gets sick, Moon has to live with the painful feeling of loneliness once again. But, his true enemy, mean-spirited Constable Sanders,
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Mr. Wellington then promises not to call the constable. Moon is left alone and a man named Mr. Gene comes to take moon to the boys’ home. However, Moon gets carsick in his first car ride and runs away. 7 Moon puts everything he needs for Alaska into a wheelbarrow and starts walking on a trail he rarely uses. However, when he’s walking, Constable Sanders finds him. Moon tries to run away, but Sanders catches and stops him. 8 Constable Sanders drives Moon to the Livingston Police Department. Then, Moon gets cleaned up and thrown in Jail. He then meets another cellmate, Obregon, who he befriends. Then, Officer Earle tells Moon that he will be going to the Juvenile Home in Tuscaloosa. 9 This chapter starts out by Sanders starting to drive Moon to Mr. Gene’s Juvenile home. When they were driving, Sanders begins to talk bad about Pap and Moon bites him. But, then Sanders beats up Moon very badly. Finally, Sanders drives Moon to a man named Allen who built his house on Sanders’ property (Sanders calls him White Trash). 10 Moon and Sanders arrive at the Boys’ home. Moon washes up and Mr. Carter, the watchman, looks at his wound that he got from Sanders. Moon then says he is going to bust out of Pinson.

Chapters 11-15

Moon gets into a fight with a boy named Hal Mitchell, the oldest and toughest boy at Pinson. Moon meets a boy named Kit Slip, who appears to be sick. Then, Moon is escorted to Mr. Gene’s office. 12 Mr. Gene warns Moon not to escape. Hal

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