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1) White Fang
Set during the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon Territory, London's 1906 story chronicles the story of a half-dog, half-wolf beast in the wild. As opposed to his famous Call of the Wild tale of a domestic dog reverting to the wild, White Fang depicts a wild animal eventually becoming domesticated. It is a gripping tale told from the wolf's point of view about the hard life in the frozen wilds of the north. The story concludes with White Fang returning...
Presents two classics by Jack London: "The Call of the Wild," in which a dog in the Klondike reverts to wilderness life and becomes the leader of a pack of wolves; and "White Fang," in which a wolf-dog trained to be a vicious fighter struggles to live in both the world of dogs and that of the "gods," or humans. Includes review questions.
The Call of the Wild is a novel by American writer Jack London. The plot concerns a previously domesticated and even somewhat pampered dog named Buck, whose primordial instincts return after a series of events finds him serving as a sled dog in the treacherous, frigid Yukon during the days of the 19th-century Klondike Gold Rushes in which sled dogs were bought at generous prices. Published in 1903, The Call of the Wild is one of London's most-read...