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Query abandoned by poster > ABANDONED. Children's chapter book about a boy in the wilderness who has to eat leaves to survive

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message 1: by DianeG (new)

DianeG I am helping a friend find a children's chapter book she read when she was 10 or 11 so about 20 years ago. This is all the information she can remember:
"When I was in school, we read a book about a very young boy who was surviving in the wilderness by eating leaves. He had become malnourished and was found and taken to the hospital where they gave him food, but he started eating so quickly that they had to take the food away from him so that he wouldn't throw it up. The little boy didn't understand why they had taken the only food he had seen in a long time, and started crying. The little by was about 5 or 6."

Thank you!

message 2: by Tab (new)

Tab (tabbrown) | 5054 comments Can you friend provide a few more answers to the questions below:

Anything about the cover?
Time period/location the story takes place?
Part of a series?
What genre was the book: adventure, historical fiction, mystery, etc?

message 3: by DianeG (new)

DianeG All she can remember is there might have been a dog or something that helped the little boy.

message 4: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 40686 comments Mod
DianeG left the group. Moving to Abandoned.

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