Into The Wild

By Brad Benz

Summary

A kid who just graduated, leaves everything behind to begin a new way of life. As he hitch hikes all through Alaska, he meets interesting people and experiences very few people have had. This may be the most interesting life story in recent time.

Characters

Chris/Alex

Ferdie Swanson

Gordon Samel

Killian

Walt

Carine

Billie

Westerburg

Character Analysis for Chris/Alex

Trait 1: Adventurous

Evidence: hitch hikes through America

Trait 2: Rebellious

Evidence: doesn't care about the rules.

Quote from or about character: "I don't want to know what day it is or where I am. None of that matters."

Theme: Live your life the way you want to.

Important Event

Chris changes his name to Alexander Supertramp, symbolizing his new life, & he's ready to leave his old one behind.

Recommendation

I think young adults & anybody who has wished to be free would enjoy this book. It's one of the most interesting life stories ever, & it also adds a layer learning that this is a true story. I highly recommend it.
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