Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner audiobook

Stone Fox

By John Reynolds Gardiner
Read by B. D. Wong

0.98 Hours 02/27/2007 Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780061432828

John Reynolds Gardiner's classic action-packed adventure story about a thrilling dogsled race has captivated readers for more than thirty years. Based on a Rocky Mountain legend, Stone Fox tells the story of Little Willy, who lives with his grandfather in Wyoming. When Grandfather falls ill, he is no longer able to work the farm, which is in danger of foreclosure. Little Willy is determined to win the National Dogsled Race—the prize money would save the farm and his grandfather. But he isn't the only one who desperately wants to win. Willy and his brave dog Searchlight must face off against experienced racers, including a Native American man named Stone Fox, who has never lost a race. Exciting and heartwarming, this novel has sold millions of copies and was named a New York Times Outstanding Children's Book.

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Summary

Summary

New York Times Notable Book

John Reynolds Gardiner's classic action-packed adventure story about a thrilling dogsled race has captivated readers for more than thirty years.

Based on a Rocky Mountain legend, Stone Fox tells the story of Little Willy, who lives with his grandfather in Wyoming. When Grandfather falls ill, he is no longer able to work the farm, which is in danger of foreclosure. Little Willy is determined to win the National Dogsled Race—the prize money would save the farm and his grandfather. But he isn't the only one who desperately wants to win. Willy and his brave dog Searchlight must face off against experienced racers, including a Native American man named Stone Fox, who has never lost a race.

Exciting and heartwarming, this novel has sold millions of copies and was named a New York Times Outstanding Children's Book.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A superb piece of storytelling—without doubt the most exciting and moving book this season.” New Yorker
“Gardiner’s description of the race and sudden climax (based on legend) is fast-paced and enveloping.” School Library Journal
Two delightful short books by John Reynolds Gardiner have been paired up in this audio set.…The messages of loyalty and determination are timeless. Tony Award winner B. D. Wong narrates the characters to fit the emotion and suspense of each story.  School Library Journal  on the audiobook

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Author Bio: John Reynolds Gardiner

Author Bio: John Reynolds Gardiner

John Reynolds Gardiner, an engineer by profession, has also worked as a writer adapting children's stories for television. A native of Los Angeles, he has lived in West Germany, Central America, and the state of Idaho, where he first heard the legend that is the basis for Stone Fox, his first published work. He is also the author of Top Secret and General Butterfingers. Mr. Gardiner lives in Huntington Beach, California, with his wife, Gloria, and their three daughters: Carrie, Alicia, and Danielle.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.98
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English