Author/Publisher/Website: Dance, J.
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: May/2017
Primary Identifier: 9781459708105
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses:
5-11 (View recommended grades/subjects/courses)
In the late 1800s, the Anishnaabek people are moved from their land to a reservation. Young Red Wolf is sent to a residential school and separated from his family and a wolf he has befriended. He runs away from the school but is recaptured and returned. When he can leave in grade 8 he must find his place in a world where he fits neither with the settler culture nor his own. This middle-school novel, suitable for a literature circle novel study or class read aloud, lends itself to discussions of residential schools, First Nations’ views of the natural world, and the interconnectedness of life. +Read More...