John Reynolds Gardiner's classic action-packed adventure story about a thrilling dogsled race has captivated readers for more than thirty years. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.
Based on a Rocky Mountain legend, Stone Fox tells the story of Little Willy, who lives with his grandfather in Wyoming. When Grandfather falls ill, he is no longer able to work the farm, which is in danger of foreclosure. Little Willy is determined to win the National Dogsled Race--the prize money would save the farm and his grandfather. But he isn't the only one who desperately wants to win. Willy and his brave dog Searchlight must face off against experienced racers, including a Native American man named Stone Fox, who has never lost a race.
Exciting and heartwarming, this novel has sold millions of copies and was named a New York Times Outstanding Children's Book.
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|Grouping Author||john reynolds gardiner|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-09-17 09:36:31AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-09-23 04:19:24AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||none|
Wong, B. D.
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|display_description||Little Willie hopes to pay the back taxes on his grandfather's farm with the purse from a dog sled race he enters.|
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Sled dog racing -- Fiction
Sled dog racing -- Juvenile fiction
Wyoming -- Fiction
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Stone Fox [electronic resource] / John Reynolds Gardiner
Stone fox [electronic resource] / John Reynolds Gardiner
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