Old Wolf

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By Avi
Publisher Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Old Wolf
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Huntingthe predator and its preyis at the heart of this riveting and suspenseful novel from Newbery Medalist Avi with illustrations from Caldecott Medalist Brian Floca.In the computer game world of Bow Hunterthirteenyearold Caseys worldthere are no deaths, just kills. In Nashobas worldthe wolf worldthere have been no kills. For this is March, the Starving Time in the Iron Mountain region of Colorado, when wolves and ravens alike are desperate for food. With the help of a raven, the miraculous Merla, Nashoba must lead his pack of eight to their next meal. The wolf hates being dependent on a mere bird, but Merla is a bird wise beyond her years. When Caseys path crosses Nashobas, the worlds of two very different hunters collide.

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20209 words20,209 words
176 pages176 pages
Lexile 630LLexile 630L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2016Published 2016

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