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Grades 5 - 9Grades 4 - 10T5.316108
Only thirteen, John must track a deer in the Minnesota woods for his family's winter meat, and in doing so finds himself drawn to the doe who leads him and hating his role as hunter.
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published on March 1, 1984 by Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
ISBN-10: 0027702200
ISBN-13: 9780027702200
7 Book Reviews
  • opt_lizard_5181Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:01 am
    The book was good but it was all dream.
    • saucy_01
      saucy_01Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:01 am33 stars
      I really like this book because the main character, John he is trying to get a chance to shoot his first ever deer and his parents died in a plane crash and now he is living with his grandparents and his grandpa is about to die of cancer and he is the one who has taught John to hunt and he needs to shoot one before his grandpa dies.
      • Javon MaxwellWednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:00 am
        The book Tracker is a sad but good book on a boy who goes hunting alone and finds a doe. The doe teaches the boy a lesson not on death but on life. To find out what happen read the book.
        • Javon MaxwellWednesday, November 7, 2018 at 6:56 am
          The book Tracker is a sad but good book on how a young boy goes hunting alone and tracks a doe for a long time but can't kill her.
          • armcginn
            armcginnFriday, June 22, 2018 at 9:00 am55 stars
            This amazing book by Gary Paulsen, is about a young hunter who is facinated by a doe (female deer) who seems to some how entrance him! Though his family needs food he cant bring himself to kill the doe, but the hunt must go on! (read book for farther details!)
            • Logan SeefeldtTuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:54 am
              this book explains how the way of life works in a survival way
              • 5tpayne
                5tpayneFriday, December 7, 2012 at 9:50 am55 stars
                I want to read this book