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A Whale of the Wild

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Young orca must grow up fast in exciting nature story.

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This exciting nature adventure is a highly relatable tale of a young orca taking care of her little brother after they're separated from their family by an earthquake. Forced to become A Whale of the Wild as she searches for her pod and tries to protect little Deneb, Vega must quickly grow from happy, curious youngster to strong leader as her world changes. Told alternately by Vega and Deneb, their story brings them many new experiences and unexpected connections -- and Lindsay Moore's lively, graceful illustrations drawn the reader even further into their world.

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