When You Wander: A Search-And-Rescue Dog Story

Margarita Engle (Author) Mary Morgan (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date
April 30, 2013
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.77 X 0.38 X 11.26 inches | 0.88 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780805093124
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About the Author

Margarita Engle is the author of several award-winning novels in verse, including The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor Book. Her picture book Summer Birds was a Kirkus Best Book for Children. She lives in northern California, where she enjoys helping her husband train his two wilderness search and rescue dogs, Chance and Maggi. Mary Morgan has illustrated more than forty children's books and written several too, including Dragon Pizzeria. Mary and her husband divide their time between Semur en Auxois, a small village in France, their sailboat in the Mediterranean Sea, and visiting their family.

Reviews

Praise for "The Firefly Letters"

A Junior Library Guild Selection

* "Like the firefly light, Engle's poetry is a gossamer thread of subtle beauty weaving together three memorable characters who together find hope and courage. Another fine volume by a master of the novel in verse." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review

Praise for "Tropical Secrets"

Winner, Sydney Taylor Book Award, Association of Jewish Libraries

New York Public Library 2009 Title for Reading and Sharing

* "This book is an outstanding choice for young people of all reading skills." --"School Library Journal", starred review

Praise for "The Surrender Tree"
A Newbery Honor Book
Winner, Pura Belpre Author Award
Winner, Jane Addams Award
Winner, Claudia Lewis Award
An ALA Notable Book
A Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award for Children Honor Book
* "Readers will be caught by the compelling narrative voices." --"Booklist", starred review

Praise for "The Poet Slave of Cuba"
Winner, Pura Belpre Author Award
Winner, Americas Award
Winner, IRA Children's Book Award
An ALA Notable Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
A Bank Street College of Education Best Book
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
A CCBC Choice
A Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book
A Booklist Editor's Choice
* "An absolutely lovely book . . . that should be read by young and old, black and white, Anglo and Latino." --"School Library Journal", starred review
* "Readers will hear the stories--and never forget them." --"Booklist", starred review
* "The moving poetry and finely crafted story will draw readers in and leave them in tears and in awe." --"The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books", starred review

"The story's text flows in poetic fashion . . . A sensible safety lesson and a satisfying story." -- "Kirkus Reviews"

Praise for "The Firefly Letters"

A Junior Library Guild Selection

* "Like the firefly light, Engle's poetry is a gossamer thread of subtle beauty weaving together three memorable characters who together find hope and courage. Another fine volume by a master of the novel in verse." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review

Praise for "Tropical Secrets"

Winner, Sydney Taylor Book Award, Association of Jewish Libraries

New York Public Library 2009 Title for Reading and Sharing

* "This book is an outstanding choice for young people of all reading skills." --"School Library Journal", starred review

Praise for "The Surrender Tree"
A Newbery Honor Book
Winner, Pura Belpre Author Award
Winner, Jane Addams Award
Winner, Claudia Lewis Award
An ALA Notable Book
A Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award for Children Honor Book
* "Readers will be caught by the compelling narrative voices." --"Booklist", starred review

Praise for "The Poet Slave of Cuba"
Winner, Pura Belpre Author Award
Winner, Americas Award
Winner, IRA Children's Book Award
An ALA Notable Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
A Bank Street College of Education Best Book
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
A CCBC Choice
A Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book
A Booklist Editor's Choice
* "An absolutely lovely book . . . that should be read by young and old, black and white, Anglo and Latino." --"School Library Journal", starred review
* "Readers will hear the stories--and never forget them." --"Booklist", starred review
* "The moving poetry and finely crafted story will draw readers in and leave them in tears and in awe." --"The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books", starred review

"A simple, poetic narrative in the voice of a rescue dog." -- "School Library Journal"

"The story's text flows in poetic fashion . . . A sensible safety lesson and a satisfying story." -- "Kirkus Reviews"

Praise for "The Firefly Letters"

A Junior Library Guild Selection

* "Like the firefly light, Engle's poetry is a gossamer thread of subtle beauty weaving together three memorable characters who together find hope and courage. Another fine volume by a master of the novel in verse." --"Kirkus Reviews", starred review

Praise for "Tropical Secrets"

Winner, Sydney Taylor Book Award, Association of Jewish Libraries

New York Public Library 2009 Title for Reading and Sharing

* "This book is an outstanding choice for young people of all reading skills." --"School Library Journal", starred review

Praise for "The Surrender Tree"
A Newbery Honor Book
Winner, Pura Belpre Author Award
Winner, Jane Addams Award
Winner, Claudia Lewis Award
An ALA Notable Book
A Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award for Children Honor Book
* "Readers will be caught by the compelling narrative voices." --"Booklist", starred review

Praise for "The Poet Slave of Cuba"
Winner, Pura Belpre Author Award
Winner, Americas Award
Winner, IRA Children's Book Award
An ALA Notable Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
A Bank Street College of Education Best Book
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
A CCBC Choice
A Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book
A Booklist Editor's Choice
* "An absolutely lovely book . . . that should be read by young and old, black and white, Anglo and Latino." --"School Library Journal", starred review
* "Readers will hear the stories--and never forget them." --"Booklist", starred review
* "The moving poetry and finely crafted story will draw readers in and leave them in tears and in awe." --"The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books", starred review
Praise for "The Firefly Letters"
Praise for "Tropical Secrets"
Praise for "The Surrender Tree"

A simple, poetic narrative in the voice of a rescue dog. "School Library Journal"

The story's text flows in poetic fashion . . . A sensible safety lesson and a satisfying story. "Kirkus Reviews"

Like the firefly light, Engle's poetry is a gossamer thread of subtle beauty weaving together three memorable characters who together find hope and courage. Another fine volume by a master of the novel in verse. "Kirkus Reviews, starred review on The Firefly Letters"

This book is an outstanding choice for young people of all reading skills. "School Library Journal, starred review on Tropical Secrets"

Readers will be caught by the compelling narrative voices. "Booklist, starred review on The Surrender Tree""

A simple, poetic narrative in the voice of a rescue dog. School Library Journal

The story's text flows in poetic fashion . . . A sensible safety lesson and a satisfying story. Kirkus Reviews

Like the firefly light, Engle's poetry is a gossamer thread of subtle beauty weaving together three memorable characters who together find hope and courage. Another fine volume by a master of the novel in verse. Kirkus Reviews, starred review on The Firefly Letters

This book is an outstanding choice for young people of all reading skills. School Library Journal, starred review on Tropical Secrets

Readers will be caught by the compelling narrative voices. Booklist, starred review on The Surrender Tree

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"A simple, poetic narrative in the voice of a rescue dog." --School Library Journal

"The story's text flows in poetic fashion . . . A sensible safety lesson and a satisfying story." --Kirkus Reviews

"Like the firefly light, Engle's poetry is a gossamer thread of subtle beauty weaving together three memorable characters who together find hope and courage. Another fine volume by a master of the novel in verse." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review on The Firefly Letters

"This book is an outstanding choice for young people of all reading skills." --School Library Journal, starred review on Tropical Secrets

"Readers will be caught by the compelling narrative voices." --Booklist, starred review on The Surrender Tree