In the heart of the California gold country, three-year-old Sarah McKensie is orphaned by a stagecoach robber and then adopted and nursed by a she-wolf in this playful homage to the American tall tale. As she matures, Sarah learns to assist her pack by contributing human tools to the hunt and, eventually, interacting with humans. With her best friend and pack-sister, Beka, at her side, Sarah becomes a local legend: the Wild Angel of the Sierras, rescuer of imperiled travelers. Her altruism is motivated by curiosity and bafflement at the settlers' inability to perceive the world around them, as well as a passion for biscuits. A kaleidoscopic cast colors her adventures, including a brief cameo by Samuel Clemens and, of course, two hiss-worthy villains: one human, one lupine.More
"Faithful to the spirit of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Tarzan tales and Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book, this story of a young girl's courage and resourcefulness belongs in most fantasy and YA collections." (Library Journal)
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