The Maze

Title

The Maze

Authors

Will Hobbs

Illustrator

HarperCollins Publishers

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers

Publication Year

1999

ISBN

9780380729135

Pages

256 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Rick, a fourteen-year-old foster child, escapes from a juvenile detention facility near Las Vegas and travels to Canyonlands National Park in Utah where he meets a bird biologist working on a project to reintroduce condors to the wild.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

720L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Family Member Death; Foster Care; Incarceration; death of parents; death of grandmother; grief; foster home; teenager in detention center

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

wildlife conservation; adventure stories; Canyonlands National Park; Utah; Condors; endangered species; runaway teenager; birds; biologist; nature

Diversity Impact

indirect

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