Wolf Hollow

  • by Lauren Wolk
  • Narrated by Emily Rankin
  • 6 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Growing up in the shadows cast by two world wars, Annabelle has lived a mostly quiet, steady life in her small Pennsylvania town. Until the day new student Betty Glengarry walks into her class. Betty quickly reveals herself to be cruel and manipulative, and while her bullying seems isolated at first, things quickly escalate, and reclusive World War I veteran Toby becomes a target of her attacks. While others have always seen Toby's strangeness, Annabelle knows only kindness. She will soon need to find the courage to stand as a lone voice of justice as tensions mount.
Brilliantly crafted, Wolf Hollow is a haunting tale of America at a crossroads and a time when one girl's resilience and strength help to illuminate the darkest corners of our history.


What the Critics Say

"The honesty of Wolf Hollow will just about shred your heart, but Annabelle's courage and compassion will restore it to you, fuller than before. This book matters." (Sara Pennypacker, New York Times best-selling author of Pax)
"Trusting its readers implicitly with its moral complexity, Wolk's novel stuns." (Kirkus)
"The narrative is powerful, complex, and lifelike...a truly moving debut." (School Library Journal)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Not for middle grade

This is a well-written book, but it's too dark for for upper-elementary or lower-middle readers. Reviews typically compare to To Kill a Mockingbird. Even that book is more of a high school read.
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- HappyReader

A friend recommended this book to me and I was not disappointed.

I would recommend it to anyone.
Although it was a middle school level I found the story held my attention and had enough twists in it to make it a little exciting and kept my interest.
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- vickiholm

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-03-2016
  • Publisher: Listening Library