The Secret of the Seal [NOOK Book]

Overview

While hunting, a 10-year-old Eskimo boy befriends a seal pup. "When Kyo learns that his uncle is hunting for a seal to take to the zoo, he must use every bit of resourcefulness he can muster to save his vulnerable playmate. Readers are not hit over the head with the theme of animals being best left in the wild. Kyo's transformation from hunter to conservationist is plausible and touching. A welcome addition for younger readers."—School Library Journal.
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The Secret of the Seal

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Overview

While hunting, a 10-year-old Eskimo boy befriends a seal pup. "When Kyo learns that his uncle is hunting for a seal to take to the zoo, he must use every bit of resourcefulness he can muster to save his vulnerable playmate. Readers are not hit over the head with the theme of animals being best left in the wild. Kyo's transformation from hunter to conservationist is plausible and touching. A welcome addition for younger readers."—School Library Journal.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307828859
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 5/29/2013
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 763,029
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Deborah Davis

Deborah Davis is the author of The Secret of the Seal (Crown) and My Brother Has AIDS (a Jean Karl Book, Atheneum) and the editor of You Look Too Young to Be a Mom: Teen Mothers Speak Out on Love, Learning, and Success (Perigee, Penguin). She lives in Berkeley, California, with her family. For more information visit deborahdavisauthor.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2001

    I just loved this book!

    It was a wonderful friendship story of a boy and how he befriended a seal. It is adventurous and heart-warming. You will enjoy this book. It is fast reading, and leaves you with a warm feeling. I truly enjoyed reading this book. Hope you do too!

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