Guardians of the Taiga: Wild Rescuers, Book 1

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Minecraft wolf-girl heroine shines in exciting book debut.

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 5+

Excellent book for kids and adults

The Wild Rescuers series is an excellent, wholesome and thought provoking series. We found it first as an audiobook through our library and quickly fell in love with Stacy and her wolf pack and went on to read all the books. My kiddo, 5 at the time, was thrilled with the content and eager to listen to me read the stories over and over again. He likes to create stories of his own with the wolves and they spark lots of creativity in him. The stories are free from the often irritating sassy language so many kids’ chapter books seem to have lately. As the primary focus is only Stacy and her wolves communication, there’s no name calling/foul words etc that happen when kids speak with their peers. There’s lots of adventure, empathy, courage and passion for the environment and solid family values (in this case the family is Stacy & her wolf pack). These books should please any kid who loves adventure and animals and be a sophisticated enough storyline to appeal to parents who liked Hatchet and the Gary Paulson books, and other stories of kids surviving without parental supervision.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

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For kids who love animal stories and adventures

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