Hawk

Hawk

Book - 2016
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
2018 Red Maple Award -- Shortlisted * 2017 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award -- Winner, Young Adult Category *CCBC's Best Books for Kids & Teens (Fall 2016) When a First Nations teen rescues a fish-hawk from a tailings pond in Alberta's oil sands, he has no idea that soon they will both be fighting for their lives. As a cross-country runner, Adam aims to win gold in the upcoming provincial championship. But when he is diagnosed with leukemia, he finds himself in a different race, one that he can't afford to lose. He reclaims the name Hawk, given to him by his grandfather, and begins to fight, for his life and for the land of his ancestors and the creatures that inhabit it. With a little help from his grandfather and his friends, he might just succeed.
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, c2016.
ISBN: 9781459731844
Characteristics: 262 p. ; 21 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

j
JULIA HITCHCOCK
Aug 04, 2017

I read this out loud to my 10 year old and 8 year old and we really enjoyed it. Lots of emotion. Good introduction to the tar sands.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at RDPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top