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Creedon, Catherine F.
New York : HarperCollins, 2003.
IL 3-6, RL 6-3
ISBN 0060508698

(2 booktalks)

Booktalk #1

Can things get worse?  Jamie's mother has just died. And now he gets a letter from someone he doesn't know inviting him to spend the summer with her.  "Aunt Louise" shows up at the house and Jamie's dad agrees to let him go.  Jamie can't believe it.  Aunt Louise is a bit odd and her house is really primitive.  In spite of his reservations, Jamie begins to enjoy many of things he is experiencing.  But Jamie is feeling more and more drawn to the wolves in the woods.  What is it that Aunt Louise knows about them?  What is at the bottom of the mystery surrounding them?

Booktalk #2

The weather was perfect and the setting breathtaking, a mountain slope dotted with thick green trees set against a bright blue sky. Jamie was thoroughly enjoying a morning run, staying in shape for the track team might not be so tough after all. Half way up the trail he had a strong feeling he was being followed. When he turned around there was nothing there. If you are a fan of the supernatural and believe in shape-changers, donít miss this one.  (Jean B. Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2006-2007)

SUBJECTS:     Wolves -- Fiction.
                        Supernatural -- Fiction.
                        Aunts -- Fiction.
                        Northwest, Pacific -- Fiction.


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