Promise of the Wolves

Promise of the Wolves

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WHAT IS THE PROMISE OF THE WOLF? NEVER CONSORT WITH HUMANS. NEVER KILL A HUMAN UNPROVOKED. NEVER ALLOW A MIXED-BLOOD WOLF TO LIVE. At least that's what the wolves of the Wide Valley believe. Until a young wolf dares to break the rules -- and forever alters the relationship between wolves and the humans who share their world. This is the story of such a wolf. Born of a forbidden mixed-blood litter and an outcast after her mother is banished, Kaala is determined to earn a place in the Swift River pack. But her world is turned upside down when she saves a human girl from drowning. Risking expulsion from their pack and exile from the Wide Valley, Kaala and her young packmates begin to hunt with the humans and thus discover the long-hidden bond between the two clans. But when war between wolves and humans threatens, Kaala learns the lies behind the wolf 's promise. Lies that force her to choose between safety for herself and her friends and the survival of her pack -- and perhaps of all wolf- and humankind. Set 14,000 years ago,Promise of the Wolvestakes us to a land where time is counted in phases of the moon, distance is measured in wolflengths, and direction by the scent of the nearest trail. Years of research into the world of wolves combines with mythical tale-telling to present a fantastical adventure set in a world filled with lore.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.
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ISBN: 9781416569985
1416569987
Call Number: HEARST
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Fantasy fiction.
Wolves -- Fiction.

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JewelMcLatchy Jun 24, 2012

Not having read many other "real animal" books (on pack dynamics, etc. as opposed to werewolf books), I found this to be a really intriguing read and very much enjoyed the plot. I found the pacing to be just right, enough conflict and action to keep my attention and cliffhangers in the right places. If there is a follow-up book (and I hope there is) I will definitely read it.

readingmomma Feb 27, 2012

I really enjoyed this book, the author did a good job of describing pack dynamics. The store was compelling, I will definitely read the second.

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Yami Bakura
Oct 21, 2009

This is one of the most awesome books that I have ever read!!!

If you like the book series Warriors by Erin Hunter, then you should definitly read this.

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