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A gripping young adult novel about a girl and boy caught up in a powerful love affair that will end forever unless they find a way to save the boy from his wolf nature. Grace has always watched for a special wolf with yellow eyes in the woods, and feels a very strong bond with him. But when she discovers that he is actually a human, Sam, who is a wolf in winter, things change drastically. Keeping Sam human becomes their challenge, against all odds. Selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the Best Children's Books of 2009.
In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.
Number of Pages: 392
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Horror + Ghost Stories
Series Title: Wolves of Mercy Falls
Publisher: Scholastic Pr
Age Range: Teen
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
Street Date: August 1, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0491
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overall: 4 out of 5 stars, see all reviews
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4 out of 5 stars
Babycat's Book Critique — 9 years ago
The Good: This story had a unique chilling twist from the typical werewolf stories filling bookstore bookshelves today. I really enjoyed the way the author used two voices to tell this story. You got to glimpse both characters minds in away most authors don’t do. Also how she used poetry and lyrics ...see moreof the reviewer's review