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A Friend for Lakota

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Overview

The sweet tale of Lakota, the shy wolf pup, is sure to touch the heart of any animal lover. Readers will marvel at Lakota's strength growing up as the lowest-ranking and frequently picked-on member of a wolf pack until he finally finds that supportive and nurturing friend he's always wanted. The book also introduces young readers to the need for conservation awareness: through Lakota's life story, readers will come to understand the many challenges faced by wolves in the wild today.

Details

  • Ages 4-8
  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages; 30 color illustrations
  • 9 7/8" x 9 7/8"
  • © 2015

Author Bio

Jim & Jamie Dutcher lived in a tented camp in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains among a pack of wolves, observing and documenting rarely seen social behavior. Their time spent living with the Sawtooth Pack led to three documentary films, three Emmy Awards, and the founding of a ground-breaking organization, Living wth Wolves. The Hidden Life of Wolves was published by National Geographic in 2013.

In the Press

"Captivating, full-color photography illustrates this inspirational story of animal friendship, highly recommended for wolf aficionados of all ages." – Midwest Book Review


"Although this is a book about studying and understanding wolf behavior, elementary schools would do well to adopt it to use as a springboard for discussions about human bullying... This book is highly recommended for early elementary classrooms." – Picture Book Depot California Reading Association Eureka Gold Award

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