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Publisher Comments:

Deep in the Minnesota forest, where only the strong survive, four regular-sized pups — Leader, Sniffer, Runner, and Thinker — are pushed into the world. Then one last, very small pup is born into the wolf pack. He is called Runt.

From the very start, Runt struggles in the harsh wild world of the wolves. He tries learning along with his brothers and sisters, but makes serious mistakes. It's hard pleasing his father, King, and the other wolves. If only Runt could prove himself to his powerful father and family...

Review:

"Runt, the diminutive last-born of a litter of pups, hopes to prove his worth to his father and acquire a nobler name in what PW called a 'tightly plotted, swiftly paced tale of a wolf pack.' Ages 9-12. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

DEEP IN THE Minnesota forest, where only the strong survive, four regular-sized pups—Leader, Sniffer, Runner, and Thinker—are pushed into the world. Then one last, very small pup is born into the wolf pack. He is called Runt.

From the very start, Runt struggles in the harsh wild world of the wolves. He tries learning along with his brothers and sisters, but makes serious mistakes. Its hard pleasing his father, King, and the other wolves. If only Runt could prove himself to his powerful father and family. . . .

“With an economy of words, Bauer precisely and vividly conveys the wolves wild world. . . . Theres a ready-made audience for this.”—Booklist, Starred

“Beautifully written and faithful to wolves behavior (explained in an afterword). . . . Bauer portrays the wolves place in the natural world with compassion, respect, and warmth, but this is also the story of any unique individuals struggle to find his or her niche.”—School Library Journal

About the Author

Marion Dane Bauer lives in Eden Prairie, MN.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440419785
Author:
Bauer, Marion Dane
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Animals - Wolves
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Wolves
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.70x5.16x.34 in. .23 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 144 pages Yearling Books - English 9780440419785 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Runt, the diminutive last-born of a litter of pups, hopes to prove his worth to his father and acquire a nobler name in what PW called a 'tightly plotted, swiftly paced tale of a wolf pack.' Ages 9-12. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , DEEP IN THE Minnesota forest, where only the strong survive, four regular-sized pups—Leader, Sniffer, Runner, and Thinker—are pushed into the world. Then one last, very small pup is born into the wolf pack. He is called Runt.

From the very start, Runt struggles in the harsh wild world of the wolves. He tries learning along with his brothers and sisters, but makes serious mistakes. Its hard pleasing his father, King, and the other wolves. If only Runt could prove himself to his powerful father and family. . . .

“With an economy of words, Bauer precisely and vividly conveys the wolves wild world. . . . Theres a ready-made audience for this.”—Booklist, Starred

“Beautifully written and faithful to wolves behavior (explained in an afterword). . . . Bauer portrays the wolves place in the natural world with compassion, respect, and warmth, but this is also the story of any unique individuals struggle to find his or her niche.”—School Library Journal

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