Alabama Moon

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Alabama Moon
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Author Watt Key
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's literature, young adult fiction
Publisher Square Fish & Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date
2006 (1st edition), 2010 (2nd edition paperback)
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 304 p. (hardback edition)
ISBN 0-374-30184-0
OCLC 62172841

Alabama Moon is a 2006 novel by Watt Key. The story follows the adventures of Alabama native Moon Blake.

The novel was originally published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2006.

Following the release of the published work, a movie based upon the book titled Alabama Moon was released September 27, 2009.[1]


After the death of his father, ten-year-old Moon leaves their forest shelter home and is sent to an Alabama institution, becoming entangled in the outside world he has never known and making good friends, a relentless enemy, and finally a new life.[2]