What are the best novels about wolves?

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    #1White Fang

    White Fang

    White Fang by Jack London is published in 2001 by Wisehouse Classics. It is the story of a half-dog, half-wolf lone survivor who takes a journey North with no idea of what awaits him.

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    Susan Banks
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "White Fang is a beautifully immersive novel that takes you inside the mind and world of a very special creature. The language is gorgeous and descriptive; I truly felt transported while reading. Quite thrilling from beginning to end, it has action, heart, and humanity. A great tale that I willread and reread again."
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    #2Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness)

    Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness)

    Wolf Brother is the first book in Michelle Paver's adventure and fantasy graphic books series for young adults, the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness. It was released in February 2006 and is illustrated by Geoff Taylor.

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    Bruce Qiu
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "For fans of fantasy, magic and of course wolves. Great series overall that is suitable for almost all ages. "
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    #3Wolves at Our Door

    Wolves at Our Door

    Wolves at Our Door: The Extraordinary Story of the Couple Who Lived with Wolves is a nonfiction book by Jim Dutcher, James Manfull, and Jamie Dutcher. It documents the experience of the authors of living in close proximity to wolves.

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    Ryan Burns
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Kind of a old book but it was truly a unforgettable adventure. A story so captivating and it makes you feel like you're really living it. So simply and movingly written staggering in its insights, awesome in its implications, touching in its story and it's heartbreaking conclusion."
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    #4Julie

    Julie

    Julie by Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor is the second book in the Julie of the Wolves series. This book was published in 1996. It narrates the story of Julie as she returns home.

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    William Day
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "This book was a mediocre read at best. The story had a solid foundation but by the time I finished it left me wanting more. It seems that the author was writing this book in the mind that it was a classic when really it should have just been written as a feel good story and not tried to delve too deep into hidden meanings and superfluous explanations of ordinary happenings in the story."
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    #5Julie's Wolf Pack

    Julie's Wolf Pack
    Julie's Wolf Pack by Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor is the third book in the Julie of the Wolves series. It follows the story of a wolf pack who saved a young girl's life. This book was published in 1999.
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    Eugene Rios
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "I bought this book series for my 9 year old niece and read it with her. This is a good book for children that love animals and adventure. It is mostly a children's book series, so the story and characters were rather simplistic and as such I would not recommend it to most adults for solo reading, but for children in the Elementary School ages it can be a good read, and even something to bond with them over."
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    #6The Loop

    The Loop

    The Loop by Nicholas Evans was published in 1999. This fantasy fiction book is about the adventure of a 29-year-old woman whose mission is to protect wolves against those who try to destroy them.

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    Lawrence Ryan
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "The Loop is a fantasy novel by Nicholas Evans. The plot follows a young woman in her quest to save a pack of wolves from the people trying to eliminate them. "
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    #7Never Cry Wolf

    Never Cry Wolf

    Never Cry Wolf is a nonfiction book by Farley Mowat which documents the journey of the naturalist Mowat in investigating the behavior of arctic wolves and discovering their true nature. It was published in 2001 by Back Bay Books.

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    Alan Hamilton
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "When looking for new books for my Kindle, Never Cry Wolf was in my recommended bar. I never saw myself as an animal lover or nature enthusiast, but Never Cry Wolf really swooned me in. Never has my imagination painted such vivid pictures from a book before. Mr. Mowat captured the brutality and innocence of an animal that is always around us. "
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    #8Fell

    Fell

    Fell is a book by David Clement-Davies that tells the story of betrayal between wolves that almost led them to the enslavement by Morga. Fell will enter the world of humans and will help a lost girl. 

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    Larry Simpson
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "Standard fantasy fair. Exercises a number of predictable genre tropes. "
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    #9Promise of the Wolves

    Promise of the Wolves
    Promise of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst is the first novel in the Wolf Chronicles series. It narrates the story of a young wolf who tries to break the rules. This fantasy fiction book was published in 2008.
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    Lu Du
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "Did wolves teach man how to live? It's about a young rebel wolf that gets assigned to humans to help make sure they don't destroy the environment or even the world. An interesting book about one of the most civilized animals. Promise of the Wolves is fascinating fiction that promises learning and enjoyment."
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    #10Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls)

    Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls)
    Shiver, the first book in Maggie Stiefvater's Wolves of Mercy Falls series, is about Grace and her affection for a yellow-eyed wolf who only appears during the cold days of winter, and a yellow-eyed boy who only appears in the summer.
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    Randy Henderson
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Creative and mystical story that really captures your imagination and draws you in as the reader."
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    #11The Sight

    The Sight
    Sent out of her pack to live in the world alone, Morgra finds a new pack whom she can rule until she encounters Larka, an old she-wolf who has the power to read the minds of all animals and human beings. Reprint.
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    Mildred Simmons
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "The Sight sounds like a very interesting story! The struggle between Morgra and Larka is very compelling. I really enjoy this type of book!"
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    #12The Call of the Wild

    The Call of the Wild

    The Call of the Wild is Jack London’s famous short novel published in 1903. London explores the laws of civilization and wilderness and the pull of instinct through the eyes of Buck, a half Saint Bernard, half Scottish shepherd. 

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    William Lopez
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "a classic book about growing up in troubled times."
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    #13Runt

    Runt

    Runt is a book by Marion Dane Bauer that tells the story of Runt. He is the smallest among his pack. He will do his best to prove to his father that he is deserving of his position.

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    Benjamin Walker
    Written on April 5, 2018
    "Runt is a lovable story set in the Minnesota forest. This tells a story about a pup named Runt who along with his four stronger pups most learn how to survive as a wolf pack out in the wild. This is a true underdog story about how Runt must prove how he is deserving of his position in the pack. Marion Dane Bauer weaves a very warm and heart felt story. I picked this book up online for my daughter who has really gotten into wolves of late. I read it over and it was exceptional. She loves the book too and hasn't put it down. It's a book that is a great companion piece to works such as Call of the Wild and Child of the Wolves. I really think this is a great reading book for your kids just before they hit their teens, as there are underlying themes that you can discuss with them that's relatable to what they might experience in school."

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Best What are the best novels about wolves
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1White FangBooks 42 Paid
2Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness)Books 35 Paid
3Wolves at Our DoorBooks 30 Paid
4JulieBooks 28 Paid
5Julie's Wolf PackBooks 24 Paid
6The LoopBooks 22 Paid
7Never Cry Wolf Books 16 Paid
8FellBooks 14 Paid
9Promise of the WolvesBooks 12 Paid
10Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls)Books 10 Paid
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