Eleven-year-old Jake Reynolds wants to save seal pups from the talons of bald eagles, protect his little sister Sierra and confront the wolf he is sure stalks Hidalgo Island. But his best friend Emily calls him a chicken, comforts Sierra when she falls and doesn't believe the wolf exists. Even as Jake hears howling in the night, part of him hopes Emily is right; he may dream of being a hero, but he is terrified by the thought of running into a wolf. When Jake leads Emily into the woods in search of adventure, he finds more than he bargained for -- and discovers things about himself that he never knew existed.He might not get to save the island from intruders, but maybe if they found wolf scat or bits of hair, Mr. Timmins would have the proof he was looking for. Or maybe hea#39;d ... He had to show her he wasna#39;t afraid, even though the idea of two wolves roaming around still made his stomach do backflips. aI thought ... Jake pushed through the salal leaves, watching the ground and trying to follow the path. aYoua#39;reanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Orca Book Publishers - 2009-10-01|