Enjoy discussing tales of fantasy, adventure and mystery. This time we will highlight the children's companion book for this year's WestportREADS: Pax, by Sara Pennypacker. Recommended for Grades 4-6. Register here. To find out more, contact Kris Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures of his own. Pax is destined to become a classic. Read more...
Sara Pennypacker is the author of the award-winning, New York Times bestselling Clementine series, the acclaimed novel Summer of the Gypsy Moths, and the picture books Meet the Dullards, Pierre in Love, and Sparrow Girl. She divides her time between Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Florida. Learn more...