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P. J. Wesley lives in beautiful northwest Montana where she enjoys hiking, kayaking, wildlife photography, and many other hobbies. Her fascination with wolves and love of history compelled her to write her first novel "Chinook: King of the North."

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Chinook: King of the North
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Overview


This historical fiction novel, originally written for the upper middle-grade genre may be enjoyed by young and the young at heart as well.

The story is about the relationship of a young boy and a wild white wolf in the still wild and woolly northwestern state of Montana.

The last quarter of the book was inspired by a historic event that ravaged the Northwestern United States and Canada in 1910.


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Description


When twelve-year-old Will Oleson befriends a white wolf in the wilds of Montana in 1910, he unwittingly becomes an enemy of unscrupulous trappers who will stop at nothing to possess the wolf's valuable pelt. Determined and desperate, Will devises a plan to protect Chinook, not knowing it may cost them their lives.

A historic event that ravaged the Northwestern United States and Canada in 1910 inspired this story.

Read more

Overview


This historical fiction novel, originally written for the upper middle-grade genre may be enjoyed by young and the young at heart as well.

The story is about the relationship of a young boy and a wild white wolf in the still wild and woolly northwestern state of Montana.

The last quarter of the book was inspired by a historic event that ravaged the Northwestern United States and Canada in 1910.


Read more

Description


When twelve-year-old Will Oleson befriends a white wolf in the wilds of Montana in 1910, he unwittingly becomes an enemy of unscrupulous trappers who will stop at nothing to possess the wolf's valuable pelt. Determined and desperate, Will devises a plan to protect Chinook, not knowing it may cost them their lives.

A historic event that ravaged the Northwestern United States and Canada in 1910 inspired this story.

Read more

Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Historical / United States / 20th Century

Language:English

Pages:186

Paperback ISBN:9781667807362


Overview


This historical fiction novel, originally written for the upper middle-grade genre may be enjoyed by young and the young at heart as well.

The story is about the relationship of a young boy and a wild white wolf in the still wild and woolly northwestern state of Montana.

The last quarter of the book was inspired by a historic event that ravaged the Northwestern United States and Canada in 1910.


Read more

Description


When twelve-year-old Will Oleson befriends a white wolf in the wilds of Montana in 1910, he unwittingly becomes an enemy of unscrupulous trappers who will stop at nothing to possess the wolf's valuable pelt. Determined and desperate, Will devises a plan to protect Chinook, not knowing it may cost them their lives.

A historic event that ravaged the Northwestern United States and Canada in 1910 inspired this story.

Read more

About the author


P. J. Wesley lives in beautiful northwest Montana where she enjoys hiking, kayaking, wildlife photography, and many other hobbies. Her fascination with wolves and love of history compelled her to write her first novel "Chinook: King of the North."

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