What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

UNSOLVED: One specific book > childrens novel about society/small fake town run by kids from the nearby neighborhood

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message 1: by Steven (new)

Steven | 2 comments very fuzzy on the details, was a short childrens fiction novel (similar to lord of the flies) about kids that run their own fake town in the neighborhood with a government/services/jail/etc. I think the book may have centered around the mayor of this fake town

read the book sometime around 2004 as a 4th or 5th grader.

message 2: by Kym (new)

Kym | 1058 comments The Butterfly Revolution by William Butler is supposed to be similar to Lord of the Flies.

message 4: by Michele (new)

Michele | 2425 comments Sam wrote: "Perhaps The Girl Who Owned a City?"

That would have been my guess too. Steven do you recall why the kids had to run this town -- were the adult all dead, gone, vanished, not paying any attention?

message 5: by Steven (new)

Steven | 2 comments Thanks for the responses. I do believe that there were still adults around, and the kids just had their town in the woods or something that they would spend time in after school/all summer long kind of thing.

message 7: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart | 21140 comments Still looking, Steven?

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