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From bestselling author Katherine Lasky comes the first book in WOLVES OF THE BEYOND, a stunning new spinoff from her legendary owl series, Guardians of Ga'hoole.

A wolf mother has given birth, but the warm bundle snuffling next to her brings only anguish. The pup, otherwise healthy, has a twisted leg, and the mother knows what the harsh code of the pack demands. Her pup will be taken from her and abandoned on a desolate hill. The pack cannot have weakness - the wolf mother knows that her pup is condemned to die.

But alone in the wilderness, the pup, Faolan, does not perish. This his story - a story of survival, of courage, and of love triumphant. This is Faolan's story, the wolf pup who rose up to change forevever the Wolves of the Beyond.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published on April 1, 2011 by Scholastic Inc.
ISBN-10: 0545093112
ISBN-13: 9780545093118
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  • flamehearted
    flameheartedMonday, November 9, 2020 at 11:08 pm55 stars
    This is such a nice and heartbreaking book. Faolan was abandoned on an icy river. His mother and father were driven away from the pack. After a near-death experience, Faolan was found and named by a grizzly bear named Thunderheart. Along the way to 1 year old, Faolan learns about surviving. Faolan loved Thunderheart and Thunderheart loved him. However, when winter came, disaster strikes Faolan as Thunderheart gets killed by a rockslide. After talking with the rouge smith, Gwynneth, Faolan seeks wolves of the beyond, hoping to join a pack to be a gnaw wolf. But he gets mistaken for someone who has the foaming-mouth disease. After getting rescued by Gwynneth, Faolan get accepted into clan as a gnaw wolf.
    • GalaxyWednesday, September 16, 2020 at 7:53 am
      This book is amazing
      • bt21isawsome
        bt21isawsomeThursday, October 17, 2019 at 1:43 pm55 stars
        This was an amazing book it was very well written. It never got boring for me and was always exciting. This book made me want to read the whole series.
        • Noah Wooley Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 12:46 pm
          Amazing
          • 0570796
            0570796Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 12:54 pm55 stars
            I am an epic wolf lover I love anything that has to do with wolves, and I'm trying to read the whole series!
            • emmylove444Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 5:13 pm
              it looks like a good book
              • xXWolfLoverXxTuesday, August 22, 2017 at 11:07 am
                It's a great book
                • PhoenixWolfGirlTuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:59 am
                  I am a wolves lover myself and just adore anything to do with wolves
                  • PhoenixWolfGirlTuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:58 am
                    I love this book and although the beginning is very dull, it is a very good series and I recommend it to anyone who loves wolves. But, I don't recommend that you use it for studying because some of the "facts" about wolves are untrue. Wolves can not have deep green eyes! Only green and those are very rare. Anyway all I'm all I am very pleased with this book and it is for sure a really great read!
                    • starfire123
                      starfire123Friday, February 17, 2017 at 9:28 am
                      I am a wolf lover. And I want to read the whole series of The Wolves of The Beyond.