In 2205, the world is in the grip of another Ice Age, the end result of a chain of environmental reactions to humankind's activities. The North is snowbound, impoverished and starved; the border betwe
In 2205, the world is in the grip of another Ice Age, the end result of a chain of environmental reactions to humankind's activities. The North is snowbound, impoverished and starved; the border between it and the South is heavily guarded.
And somehow, Chandra has to cross that border, illegally and without papers, and make her way through a green land she's never seen. She's prepared to fight for her life, with her bare hands and feet - tiger leaping, snake on rock. But she'll have to trust for her life, too, bartering for everything she needs, depending on the kindness of strangers.
For the stakes are high, and get higher the farther Chandra goes. What begins as a search for her missing mother becomes a race against a deadly virus. What begins as Chandra refusing to give in to her own dark side becomes Chandra fighting for the lives of everything and everyone she loves.
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"The ice-age premise is well developed...plenty of interesting material in this novel and it has an intriguing premise and a generally well-paced plot."
- School Library Journal
"...an excellent adventure story, and first-rate science fiction as well. As science fiction, Eye of the Wolf is serious stuff, not space opera or fantasy with a futuristic window-dressing. It takes as its setting a future based on a "what if" shaped by current scientific speculation, examining the effects of a human-induced ice age on culture and politics at both the local and the global level...the book does what good science fiction should do: it promotes consideration of humanity's potential and current course, of possibilities good and bad to be worked towards or avoided, and it casts a light on aspects of our current society that sometimes slip by us unnoticed...a definite must-have for the school library."
"Strong character development and a chilling storyline make this an exciting read."
- Today's Parent
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A 2005 New York Public Library Selection for Books for the Teen Age
A Manitoba Young Reads' Choice Award Nominee
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children's books have been published in five languages and seven countries. Her works have earned her a Blue Spruce Award, an Honor Book citation from Storytelling World, an Honor Book citation from the Society of School Librarians International and an Outstanding citation from the Parent Council of America.