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Shadow wolf / Kathryn Lasky.

By: Lasky, Kathryn.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lasky, Kathryn. Wolves of the Beyond: 2.; Lasky, Kathryn. Guardians of Ga'HooleWolves of the Beyond: bk. 2.; Lasky, Kathryn. Wolves of the Beyond: #2.; Lasky, Kathryn. Wolves of the Beyond: bk. 2.; Lasky, Kathryn. Wolves of the Beyond: 02.; Wolves of the Beyond : book 2: ; Wolves of the beyond: bk 2.Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c2010Edition: First edition.Description: 260 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780545093125.Subject(s): Wolves -- Juvenile fiction | Fantasy fiction -- Juvenile | Fantasy -- Juvenile fiction | Courage -- Juvenile fiction | Children's fantasy fictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. | Children's fantasy fiction. | Children's fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] Online resources: Publisher description
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After earning the right to return to the wolf pack that abandoned him, the exiled Faolan joins the clan as a lowly "gnaw wolf, " but his goal of rising in the pack order is threatened when a jealous rival frames him for an unspeakable crime.
Summary: After earning the right to return to the wolf pack that abandoned him, the exiled Faolan joins the clan as a lowly "gnaw wolf, " but his goal of rising in the pack order is threatened when a jealous rival frames him for an unspeakable crime.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The second installment in bestselling author Kathryn Lasky's staggering WOLVES OF THE BEYOND series, a spinoff of the legendary Guardians of Ga'Hoole books.

The wolf pup Faolan was born with a twisted paw, a slight defect that caused his wolf clan to abandon him in the forest to die. But Faolan, with the help of the grizzly bear who raised him as her own, survived.

Now he's made it back to his clan as a gnaw wolf, the lowest ranking pack member. And the hardships are just beginning. Another gnaw wolf, Heep, is jealous of Faolan and sets him up for failure. As if these humiliations are not enough, Faolon is framed for the murder of a wolf pup. Faolan must catch the culprit in time and prove he deserves to be a full member of the clan.

Sequel to: Lone wolf.

Followed by: Watch wolf.

After earning the right to return to the wolf pack that abandoned him, the exiled Faolan joins the clan as a lowly "gnaw wolf, " but his goal of rising in the pack order is threatened when a jealous rival frames him for an unspeakable crime.

After earning the right to return to the wolf pack that abandoned him, the exiled Faolan joins the clan as a lowly "gnaw wolf, " but his goal of rising in the pack order is threatened when a jealous rival frames him for an unspeakable crime.

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Excerpt provided by Syndetics

From Wolves of the Beyond #2: Shadow Wolf Faolan was concentrating as hard as he ever had. At last he was in the byrrgis. The hard earth flew beneath him. He was barely aware of his paws striking the ground except for a tingle that traveled up through his femurs. But he felt a surge of vibrations from hundreds of paws pounding the earth. Signals flew back and forth, except now there was a nick in the pristine silence. Urskadamus! That cursed gnaw wolf Heep was clicking his teeth as if he were gnawing a bone, making Faolan miss the signals. He is doing this on purpose! Faolan stumbled again. Heep moved closer and, with eyes full of treachery, opened his mouth wide to slash his teeth together. The sounds scratched into Faolan's brain like splinters. Edme looked at him in dismay. The first signal had been given for the kill rush, and Faolan had missed his cue. He sprang off his hind legs but was too late, stumbling again and sprawling flat. Faolan, the wolf who had risen on his hind legs like a grizzly to confront a bull moose, lay sprawled on the ground. Excerpted from Shadow Wolf by Kathryn Lasky All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 4-6-Fans of the "Guardians of Ga'Hoole" series (Scholastic) and those who ate up Lone Wolf (Scholastic, 2009), the first book in this series, will be eager to learn the fate of mother grizzly bear Thunderheart's beloved adopted-wolf-son, Faolan, who was born with a deformed paw and left to die until she found him. In this tightly plotted, lyrical tale, Faolan endures his lot as a gnaw wolf, but has no idea how to bend his innate bravery and confidence into the accepted fringe behavior, cowering and cringing while mashing his face in the dirt to show the required obeisance. Lasky blends her powerful skill in establishing a setting with Faolan's lilting poetry and song, revealing his tender heart and the forest's own beauty. She builds the wolf society as if it were a human tribe of both wise and blind leaders, living in a culture of cruelty, survival, evil, and honor. It is the magic of tribal strength and love that lays down the only hope for a talented young wolf. Readers will be delighted that heroes from Lasky's "Ga'Hoole" series appear to challenge the established world in this fascinating addition to the "Wolves" series.-Nancy Call, Santa Cruz Public Libraries, Aptos, CA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Booklist Review

The Wolves of the Beyond series continues to follow young Faolan as he struggles as a lowly gnaw wolf in his adopted MacDuncan River Pack. Fellow groveler Heep is his chief antagonist, pushing the powerful young wolf through a series of humiliations leading to the gaddergnaw a contest in which one gnaw wolf is allowed to join the pack proper. As in Lone Wolf (2010), Lasky favors spirituality, rituals, and observances over action, although the gaddergnaw, as well as a murder accusation, keeps the plot trucking. The returning theme of child abandonment will hit kids where they live.--Kraus, Daniel Copyright 2010 Booklist

Horn Book Review

As a "gnaw wolf," the lowest in the pack, Faolan (Lone Wolf) endures abuse while trying to perfect his art--gnawing stories into bones. A gaddergnaw, a gathering to select a new wolf of the Watch, is his chance to rise beyond his station. The intricate wolf and owl cultures introduced in the Ga'Hoole books reappear in this well-paced series entry. (c) Copyright 2011. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.