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Wayward creatures  Cover Image Book Book

Wayward creatures / Dayna Lorentz.

Lorentz, Dayna, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358468288
  • ISBN: 0358468280
  • ISBN: 9780063290914
  • ISBN: 006329091X
  • Physical Description: 298 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Clarion Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
Twelve-year-old Gabe doesn't know where he belongs anymore. His family is caught up in their own lives and his soccer-star friends barely have time for him. In a desperate plea for attention, Gabe sets off fireworks in the woods near his house and causes a small forest fire. In the chaos of the destruction, a coyote named Rill--tired of her family and longing for adventure--finds herself far from home. Already on animal control's watch for snapping at a child, Rill crawls into a cave, where she nurses her wounds alone. Gabe's and Rill's paths cross when Gabe is tasked with cleaning up the forest through the court's restorative justice program. The damage to the land and both their lives is beyond what the two can imagine. But together, they discover that sometimes it only takes one friend to find the place where you belong. -- From dust jacket.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Intermediate, 2025.
Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction Winner, 2023
Subject: Human-animal relationships > Juvenile fiction.
Coyote > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Forest fires > Juvenile fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Coyote > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Forest fires > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.
Animal fiction.
American fiction

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  • 65 of 97 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe.


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