The thrilling adventure story about a half-tame, half-wild wolf pup, born of a dog father and blind wolf mother, who is accidentally separated from his parents and must learn to survive in the Canadian wilderness on his own. He meets otters, rabbits, owls, bears, and beavers, along with humans, from which he eventually learns love, compassion, and loyalty.
"A timeless tale . . . Curwood captures the simplicity and beauty of nature without becoming sentimental. " ALA Booklist
"One of the most engaging novels you will ever read. " The Family Bookshelf
"Baree"s dramatic coming of age entails such key moments as letting out his first wolf howl; realizing that there are creatures more powerful than he in the wild; and having a pack of wolves turn on him...A sensitively written novel -- about life in the wild and especially about how animals may perceive experiences -- that"s bound to find fans." Kirkus Reviews
"Cliffhanging adventures abound for Baree through the course of the story, and Curwood"s natural storytelling abilities coupled with his knowledge of the wilderness makes them realistic and believable. This is an exciting, colorful tale that...ranks with the work of Jack London. " Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)