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Title:
Into the Wild
Annotation:
This book tells the story of Christopher McCandless whose desire to escape from modern society leads him on an adventure into the Alaskan wilderness. Using excerpts from McCandless's journal, the author shows how McCandless tried and failed to adapt to the environment. The author also explores the motives of people who seek to test themselves through wilderness adventures.
Copyright:
1996
Original Copyright:
Translator:
Author:
Jon Krakauer
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
Narrative Nonfiction
Classification:
Culture:
Topic:
English-Language Arts/General
Discipline:
  • History/Social Science
  • Mathematics
  • Science
History/Social Science Standards:
Mathematics Standards:
Science Standards:
  • LS 6.5
  • I & E 9-12.1
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