Wild Man Island
Andy is in a
world of trouble.
On the last day of a sea kayaking trip in southeast Alaska, fourteen-year-old Andy Galloway paddles away from his group to visit the nearby site where his archaeologist father died trying to solve the mystery of the first Americans. A sudden, violent storm blows Andy's kayak off course and washes him ashore on Admiralty Island, an immense wilderness known as the Fortress of the Bears. Struggling to survive, Andy encounters a dog running with wolves and then a man toting a stone-tipped spear. The wild man vanishes into the forest, but the dog reappears and leads Andy to a cave filled with Stone Age tools and weapons. Running for his life, Andy retreats deep into the cave, where danger, suspense, and discovery await.
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WILD MAN ISLANDUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In Hobbs's (Down the Yukon, 2001, etc.) latest wilderness survival tale, a Colorado teenager stranded on Alaska's remote Admiralty Island not only encounters bears, wolves, and a hermit with Stone Age ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ewyatt - LibraryThing
It was just too tempting to sneak away from the Alaska kayaking trip to see the spot where his dad died. Andy is on his way back to meet the group when a storm hits. He finds himself stranded on an ... Read full review