White Fang

White Fang

Book - 2000
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Even as a pup, he is different from his brothers: A large gray cub among a litter of red-haired puppies, with a quicker bite and heavier paw. When he leaves the protection of his snug cave, he and his mother are captured by the fire-making gods -- man-animals who live in teepees, and who determine that the pup is half-dog, half-wolf, and name him White Fang. White Fang finds himself relentlessly tormented by the tribe's domestic dogs, and quickly learns to surpass them in cunning and viciousness. His brutality is encouraged even further when he is sold to a sadistic man who takes advantage of the dog's massive size and tremendous strength to pit him in to-the-death dog fights. White Fang is driven near mad, until a young man comes along who offers him kindness and friendship. But friendship is something White Fang doesn't understand...yet.Jack London's adventure masterpiece is not only a vivid account of the Klondike gold rush and North American Indian life, it is an intriguing study of the effects of our environments in forming who we are. Caldecott winner Ed Young's exquisite illustrations bristle with energy in their portrayal of an angry young wolf struggling with the loss of wild independence that is his birthright, but gaining a new freedom through a profound and unconditional love.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster Children's Pub., [2000]
ISBN: 9780689824319
Branch Call Number: J FIC Londo 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 260 p. :,col. ill. --
Additional Contributors: Young, Ed


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AL_LESLEY Oct 29, 2017

Read out loud to my husband on our road trip up the Alaska highway and to Dawson, where Jack London gained much of his inspiration, this book is a much deserved classic that even made my husband shed a tear or ten.

Jul 21, 2017

It's a good book by a good author.

Jul 17, 2017

An awesome book that lets you see what is going on inside a wolf's life. This book has breath taking adventures and a inique plot. I couldn't stop reading this book, and I was sad to see the pages end right before my nose. I defenately recommend this book to anyone who loves animals, especially wolfs. If you are looking for a book to read, this is the one!

Apr 13, 2017

This is a great book. I read it 2 times and intend to read it again. It's very touching, and even though it's about an animal it is thrilling. I preferred the style Jack London used in this book, over his style in "Call of the Wild".

Apr 05, 2017

great book, really touching and heartfull.

Jul 30, 2016

One of his best full lengths book. Check out "To Build a Fire"; great short story, as are all of his shorts.

Jul 04, 2016

Jack London is one of my favourite classical authors. He puts his own experiences during the Northern Gold Rush into his writing and he is able to make the reader experience that cold winter feeling. I would recommend this novel to anyone who is looking for a nice classical read.

Jul 04, 2016

I liked this book!
Even though it was written many many years ago, It's a really good book.

Jun 20, 2016

A good book, a happy ending. Well illustrated pictures.

Sep 25, 2015

this is a truly wonderful story full of adventure, toughness, survival in the brutal alaskan wild. a classic.

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