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The Wolves In The Walls

Author : Neil Gaiman
ISBN : 0747591628
Genre : Dwellings
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When Lucy hears noises from behind the wall she tries to warn her parents that there are wolves banging about. But her parents don't listen. When the wolves finally take over the house and Lucy and her family are evicted to live in the garden, her parents realise perhaps they should have listened. But Lucy is no shrinking violet and pretty soon she has the wolves out and the family back in the house. So what was that noise Lucy heard coming from behind the wall …? A brilliant, witty and inventive picture book with cutting-edge art, which is sure to be a hit with existing fans of Neil Gaiman as well as young readers

The Man Who Lives With Wolves

Author : Shaun Ellis
ISBN : 9780307464545
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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What would compel a man to place himself in constant danger in order to become a member of a wolf pack? To eat with them, putting his head into a carcass alongside the wolves' gnashing teeth? To play, hunt, and spar with them, suffering bruises and bites? To learn their language so his howl is indistinguishable from theirs? To give up a normal life of relationships and family so that he can devote himself completely to the protection of these wild animals? In The Man Who Lives with Wolves, Shaun Ellis reveals how his life irrevocably changed the first time he set eyes on a wolf. In exhilarating prose, he takes us from his upbringing in the wilds of Norfolk, England, to his survival training with British Army Special Forces to the Nez Percé Indian lands in Idaho, where he first ran with a wolf pack for nearly two years. Offering an extraordinary look into the lives of these threatened, misunderstood creatures, Ellis shares how he ate raw kill–and little else; washed rarely, and only in plain water; learned to bury his face into the carcasses of prey–and, when necessary, to defend his share of the kill; communicated with the pack by his howls and body language, which over time became seemingly identical to theirs; and observed from this unique vantage point how wolves give birth to and raise their young, and enforce order among the pack. After years of living in the wild, Shaun Ellis was barely able to recognize the feral face that stared back at him from the mirror. And in The Man Who Lives with Wolves, we discover the life of a rare and fascinating man who abandoned civilization but never lost touch with his humanity.

Summer Of The Wolves

Author : Polly Carlson-Voiles
ISBN : 0544022769
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In the wilderness lake country of northern Minnesota, an orphaned twelve-year-old girl and a wolf pup share a rare bond.

Spirit Of The Wolves

Author : Dorothy Hearst
ISBN : 9781416570035
Genre : Fiction
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"Weaving together original research, series characters and a dynamic plot, Spirit of the Wolves is the final title in The Wolf Chronicles trilogy"--

Secrets Of The Wolves

Author : Dorothy Hearst
ISBN : 9781416570011
Genre : Fiction
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The second installment in The Wolf Chronicles finds Kaala struggling with the consequences of forming the first mixed wolf-human pack.

Tell The Wolves I M Home

Author : Carol Rifka Brunt
ISBN : 1447202147
Genre : AIDS (Disease)
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My sister Greta and I were having our portrait painted by our Uncle Finn that afternoon because he knew he was dying... There's only one person who has ever truly understood fourteen-year-old June Elbus, and that's her uncle, the renowned painter, Finn Weiss. Shy at school and distant from her once inseparable older sister, June can only be herself in Finn's company; he is her godfather, confidant, and best friend. So when he dies far too young of a mysterious illness that June's mother can barely bring herself to discuss, June's world is turned upside down. At the funeral, she notices a strange man lingering just beyond the crowd, and a few days later, June receives a package in the mail. Inside is a beautiful teapot she recognizes from Finn's apartment, and a note from Toby, the stranger, asking for an opportunity to meet. As the two begin to spend time together, June realises she's not the only one who misses Finn, and if she can bring herself to trust this unexpected friend, he might just be the one she needs the most. Tell the Wolves I'm Home is a tender story of love lost and found, an unforgettable portrait of the way compassion can make us whole again.

The Wolves Of Isle Royale

Author : Rolf Olin Peterson
ISBN : UOM:39015071356169
Genre : Science
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For 35 years, this pristine island has been the site of the longest running study on the planet of any wild mammal. A compelling and fascinating first-hand account of the Isle Royale wolves and moose dynamic, and literally a "voice in the wilderness" regarding solutions to the current dilemma as the wolf population falters at its lowest recorded level.

The Wolves Of Isle Royale

Author : L. David Mech
ISBN : MINN:31951000184150J
Genre : Eastern wolf
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This field study took place in Isle Royale National Park, Canada began in June 1958. There, Meech met Donald E. Murray of Mountain Iron, Minnesota, who served as one of the aircraft pilots for the project. During the 3-year project, the team achieved great things in the aerial observation of wolves and their hunting with a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Winter Of The Wolves

Author : Tony Bradman
ISBN : 9781472953780
Genre : Children's stories
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The history and partnership of the Angles and Saxons are explored in this thrilling adventure about the trials and tribulations of their settlement in Britain. Written by bestselling author Tony Bradman, this coming of age tale is perfect for fans of Rosemary Sutcliff and will have readers gripped from start to finish. Oslaf works hard to prove his worth in the village- he labours on the farm, he trains as a warrior and he is slowly finding his place in the community. But when the Chieftain makes the decision to move the village across the sea to the great new land of Britannia, suddenly the Britons are a greater threat than Oslaf's rivalry with the Chieftain's son, Wermund. Can the Angles and the Saxons defeat the Britons? And will Oslaf be as brave as the hero in the tale of Beowulf? This exciting and dramatic story is packed with great characters and insight into the Angles' migration, settlement and partnership with the Saxons in 6th century Britain. The Flashbacks series offers dramatic stories set in key moments of history, perfect for introducing children to historical topics.

The Wolves Of North America Part I Their History Life Habits Economic Status And Control

Author : Stanley Paul Young
ISBN : UOM:39015001902686
Genre : Wolves
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Promise Of The Wolves

Author : Dorothy Hearst
ISBN : 1416569995
Genre : Fiction
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The first title in The Wolf Chronicles trilogy brings the imaginative storytelling of a fantasy adventure to years of research on a species that has been revered as mysterious symbols of nature lost. • Fantastical plot based on science: Inspired by the theory that it was wolves, and later dogs, that made humans the dominant species on earth by teaching mankind to hunt cooperatively and form complex societies, The Wolf Chronicles begins 14,000 years ago with Promise of the Wolves. It is engagingly told from the point of view of lovable Kaala—an outcast young wolf who has been charged with watching over humans in order to prevent them from losing touch with nature and thus destroying the world. • An international sensation with tremendous commercial appeal: Hearst’s tale has generated exceptional international interest, with rights sold in more than ten countries. Fans are eager to hear more from Kaala and her pack about their vivid, elaborate world of mythology, peril, and adventure.

The Wolves Are Back

Author : Jean Craighead George
ISBN : 0525479473
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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For over a century, wolves were persecuted in the United States and nearly became extinct. Gradually reintroduced, they are thriving again in the West, much to the benefit of the ecosystem.

Julie Of The Wolves

Author : Jean Craighead George
ISBN : 9780062429742
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The thrilling Newbery Medal–winning classic about an Eskimo girl lost on the Alaskan tundra Julie of the Wolves is a staple in the canon of children’s literature and the first in the Julie trilogy. The survival theme makes it a good pick for fans of wilderness adventures such as My Side of the Mountain, Hatchet, or Island of the Blue Dolphins. This edition, perfect for classroom or home use, includes John Schoenherr’s original scratchboard illustrations throughout, as well as bonus materials such as an introduction written by Jean Craighead George’s children, the author’s Newbery acceptance speech, selections from her field notebooks, a discussion guide, and a further reading guide. To her small Eskimo village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When her life in the village becomes dangerous, Miyax runs away, only to find herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness. Miyax tries to survive by copying the ways of a pack of wolves and soon grows to love her new wolf family. Life in the wilderness is a struggle, but when she finds her way back to civilization, Miyax is torn between her old and new lives. Is she Miyax of the Eskimos—or Julie of the wolves? Don't miss any of the books in Jean Craighead George's groundbreaking series: Julie of the Wolves, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack.

The Wolves At The Door

Author : Judith L. Pearson
ISBN : 9781626812925
Genre : History
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"Judith Pearson does a remarkable job of bringing one of America's greatest spies back to life. I highly recommend this story of derring-do and white knuckles suspense." —Patrick O'Donnell, Combat Historian and Author of Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs The remarkable story of one of WWII’s greatest spies. Virginia Hall left her comfortable Baltimore roots in 1931 to follow a dream of becoming a Foreign Service Officer. After watching Hitler roll over Poland and France, she enlisted to work for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE), a secret espionage and sabotage organization. She was soon deployed to occupied France where, if captured, imprisonment and torture at the hands of the Gestapo was all but assured. Against such an ominous backdrop, Hall managed to locate drop zones for money and weapons, helped escaped POWs and downed Allied airmen flee to England, and secured safe houses for agents. And she did it all on one leg: Virginia Hall had lost her left leg before the war in a hunting accident. Soon, wanted posters appeared throughout France, offering a reward for her capture. By winter of 1942, Hall had to flee France via the only route possible: a hike on foot through the frozen Pyrénées Mountains into neutral Spain. Upon her return to England, the American espionage organization, the Office of Special Services, recruited her and sent her back to France disguised as an old peasant woman. While there, she was responsible for killing 150 German soldiers and capturing 500 others. Sabotaging communications and transportation links and directing resistance activities, her work helped change the course of the war. This is the true story of Virginia Hall. "Riveting..." —Publishers Weekly

Left To The Wolves

Author : Barry McLoughlin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123308665
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Between the end of the Russian Civil War in 1921 and Stalin's death in 1953, the Soviet secret police sentenced over 4 million persons on political grounds. Over 800,000 were shot and millions died in the slave camps of the Gulag system. At the height of the mass-repression - the Great Terror of 1937/38 - foreigners were in great jeopardy. Knowing that a major war was coming, Iosif Stalin and his cohorts decided to rid Soviet society of all perceived or potential 'enemies'. Among the putative 'Fifth Columnists' were non-Russian ethnic minorities, political refugees from fascism and foreign-born Communists. At least three of these countless victims were of Irish nationality. This book describes their social background, how and why they entered the semi-clandestine world of Communism and the reasons for their residence in the USSR. Patrick Breslin was a graduate of the International Lenin School who turned to journalism and translating. Brian Goold-Verschoyle's visits to Moscow were periodic until his masters in the Soviet espionage service sent him to the Spanish cockpit in 1937. Finally, Se���¡n McAteer was given political refugee status in the new Russia in 1923 after his flight from Scotland Yard. He used his language skills to proselytize sailors for the world revolution or to teach students the rudiments of English in exotic Odessa. Each man in turn knew by time of arrest that the secret police NKVD rarely released or acquitted anybody; and the fabricated charges they were faced with increased their sense of isolation and hopelessness. This realisation was all the more bitter considering the faith they had placed in the Soviet experiment. ����

Women Who Run With The Wolves

Author : Clarissa Pinkola Estés
ISBN : UOM:39015020836378
Genre : Social Science
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A Jungian analyst explores the feminine psyche through stories of "wild women"--the mythological archetype of the strong, primitive woman. 115,000 first printing.

Howl Like The Wolves

Author : Max von der Grün
ISBN : UCAL:B3606698
Genre : Authors, German
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The author intersperses his account of his youth in Nazi Germany with numerous documents and photographs from that period.

The Wolves Of Woden

Author : Alison Baird
ISBN : 0141000678
Genre : Avalon (Legendary place)
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In "The Wolves of Woden, we meet Maeve O'Connor's grandmother, Jean MacDougall. It is 1940 and Europe is engulfed by war. Fifteen-year-old Jean is filled with the same anxiety that plagues the rest of the British colony of Newfoundland--loved ones have left to fight abroad, and invasion is an ever-present threat. On a visit to a remote village with her family, Jean wanders off and is magically transported to a mysterious realm, Annwn. Whenever her anxieties about the war get the best of her, Jean finds herself re-entering the hidden world she has discovered.

The Wolves Of Yellowstone

Author : Michael K. Phillips
ISBN : CORNELL:31924076437585
Genre : Nature
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Describes the project to return wolves to Yellowstone, including the wolves' capture, relocation, acclimation, and tracking

When The Wolves Howl

Author : Aquilino Ribeiro
ISBN : UCAL:B2797517
Genre : Peasants
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