"Chinook: King of the North" is an upper middle-grade historical fiction novel set in the wilderness of northwest Montana. The climactic ending was inspired by a true event that ravaged the northwestern part of the United States and Canada in 1910.

 

     When twelve-year-old Will, befriends a white wolf in the wilds of northwest Montana, he unwittingly becomes the enemy of unscrupulous trappers, who will stop at nothing to possess the wolf's valuable pelt. Desperate to protect Chinook, Will devises a plan, little knowing it may cost them their lives.
 

Chinook: King of the North
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