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Selling Points: "Belonging, getting lost, wolves"
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Sep/01/2005
Fiction Ages 7-9
Availability: In stock.
For the first time in his life, Matt knew terror. He had heard of being frozen with fear. Well, now he was. He could not move. He tried hard to see into the darkness. He tried to hear if the wolf was coming nearer. But he could see nothing. All he could hear was the sound of raindrops landing all around him. Then, right in front of him, a white form took shape.
Matt is desperate to fit in at summer camp. One night he gets lost when he goes off on his own to retrieve a forgotten life preserver. A wolf appears and Matt overcomes his fears and follows it. He finds a half-wolf, half-dog pup whose mother is dead. Is the big wolf who guides him the same wolf that his father rescued years before from a trap?
CM Magazine - December 12, 2005
"An exciting story that boys will love. Recommended."
Canadian Toy Testing Council Recommended Books, commended
CCBC Our Choice starred selection, commended
Resource Links "The Year's Best", commended
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