Synopses & Reviews
Two renowned childrens book creators teamed up to make this stirring picture book that tells the story of how, over a century, wolves were persecuted in the United States and nearly became extinct. Gradually reintroduced, they are thriving again in the West, much to the benefit of the ecosystem. This book will teach a new generation to appreciate the grace, dignity, and value of wolves as it promotes awareness of the environments delicate balance. Paired with gorgeous paintings by landscape artist Wendell Minor, Jean Craighead Georges engaging text will inspire people of all ages to care about the protection of endangered species.
About the Author
Jean Craighead George (1919-2012) was the author of more than a hundred beloved books for young people, including the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the Newbery Honor-winning My Side of the Mountain. She was a lifetime naturalist, and was beloved by generations of nature-loving children. Two of her children, Craig and Twig, helped complete her last novel.