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A Wolf Called Wander

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Exciting, vivid fictionalized autobiography of famed wolf.

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age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

Really excellent

Great real-life tale of one tough little wolf taking all that life threw at him and surviving and then Thriving.

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Kids say (10 ):

This vivid, fact-based narrative of orphaned yearling wolf OR-7's unusually wide travels strikes a chord in the hearts of animal-loving readers and delivers a lot of science in the process. As he roams in search of a new home and family, facing many dangers and seeing many new things from a wolf's-eye view, young Swift hunts and devours a lot of prey, loses many loved ones to humans and other wolves, and often struggles not to lose hope. The story will appeal mostly to kids who love animals, science, and nature. A lengthy appendix includes the OR-7 story, lots of scientific information about wolves, and suggestions for further reading.

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