"The book is a fast paced story that will quickly capture the young reader's attention and hold them spellbound through the exploits and perils faced by young Jimmy Cameron. Son of the Hounds presents an interesting perspective on the fight for freedom from the American invasion of Canada. . . This is an excellent book as it places the Cameron family in context of actual events, times, and places during the war of 1812. What a fun and adventurous way to introduce the history of the war. This book is an excellent choice as it gives the young American student a different perspective of what the American military was like after the War for Independence. It also gives a peek into the heart and mind of those who were seeking their own freedom in the Canadian wilderness just north of the then Untied States."
-- Lane Education Service District (4 out of 5 Stars)
"This is middle school historical fiction with a twist. The story takes place during the War of 1812 on the US/Canadian border. The Yankees, especially Captain Chapin, are the villains. The fast-paced, suspenseful story makes for good recreational reading."