As runt of his colony, Shade is a silverwing bat with something to prove. But when he gets separated during a dangerous winter migration, Shade will need all the help he can get to see his family again — but telling friend from foe is not always easy.
Everyone on Centerlight island is a suspect in the murder of a notorious dog. So Barney’s owner ZeeBee enlists one man, Keenan, and his own mild-mannered dog to help solve the mystery, only to discover a shocking conspiracy stretching back to prohibition.
This exhilarating collection of poems migrates from Tennessee, up the inside passage of Alaska before turning sharply south through Costa Rica and Brazil’s Ilhabela. Along the way, the feral world beckons and personal ghosts need careful negotiation.
Take one classic optical illusion, one large measure of fun and one valuable lesson about right and wrong and you have one highly re-readable read-aloud for kids. Is it a duck or is it a rabbit? You decide!
Revering and stalking in equal measure, Buddy Levy explores the complex and controversial relationship between himself, the hunter, and the hunted, the “gorgeous, complicated strong-flying” chukar partridge.