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Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen

Label
Pax, Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
resource.interestAgeLevel
Ages 10-14
Literary Form
novels
Main title
Pax
Oclc number
1031574500
Responsibility statement
Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Jon Klassen
resource.studyProgramName
Accelerated Reader AR, 5.3, 8.0, 179541.Reading Counts, 3-5, 5.6, 13.Accelerated Reader, MG, 5.3, 8.0, 179541.AR, 5.3, 8.0.Accelerated Reader AR, 5.3, 8.0, 179541., MCPL
Summary
After being forced to give up his pet fox Pax, a young boy named Peter decides to leave home and get his best friend backPax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be - with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own ... From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the essential truths that define us and the devastating costs of war. Pax is destined to become a beloved classic. -- from inside cover
Target audience
juvenile
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