Wolf Hollow

Wolf Hollow

Book - 2016
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Annabelle has lived a mostly quiet, steady life in her rural Pennsylvania town. Until the day Betty Glengarry moves to town. Betty quickly reveals herself to be cruel and manipulative, and while her bullying at first seems isolated, things quickly spin out of control, escalating until Betty mysteriously disappears. As the town searches for Betty and days pass, fingers begin to point toward Toby, a World War I veteran who carries deep and secret scars. While others see his strangeness, Annabelle sees only kindness, and soon must find the courage to stand as a lone voice of justice as tensions mount.
Publisher: London : 2016. Corgi,
ISBN: 9780552574297
Branch Call Number: YF WOLK

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ArapahoeKati Apr 29, 2019

Wow! I couldn't put Wolf Hollow down. It covers so much, from bullying to friendships, to morality, history and more. Teachers, what a great read aloud, and you could build a lesson plan off of it. Definitely a novel I would read aloud to my own children.

ArapahoeSusanW Apr 04, 2019

An excellent Junior fiction novel that deftly handles numerous issues including bullying, intolerance and PTSD. The masterful storytelling elevates it from a typical junior fiction to a powerful story that choked me up in the end. "Wolf Hollow" is a fantastic way to get some history and enjoy a compelling novel for all ages.

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blue_bee_2537
Mar 23, 2019

Amazing read, I read it in three days because I couldn't put it down!!! You get sucked into the story right from the start, and uncover mysteries within the story along with the main character . This story made me cry in several parts, I really do recommend this book!

DPLjulie Nov 02, 2018

I couldn't put it down. Presenting hard issues in a thoughtful and compelling way, I'd say this book is geared more towards teens than middle grades.

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rania1006
Aug 24, 2018

this book is sad, scary, and thought provoking

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BNBookGroup
Apr 06, 2018

Not only is the setting, character development, and plot complex and richly developed, but this title offers so many topics of discussion: Bullying, Homelessness, Veterans, Family, Complexity of truth, Prejudice (not racial), Misjudgments, Coming of Age, etc. Highly recommended for all book discussion groups from ages 10 and up!

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Olivia__h
Mar 29, 2018

We read this book as a family while on holiday. Myself, my husband and 12 year old were captivated by this intriguing story. The slow reveal of the plot keeps one interested and you can't help but to become invested in the main character Annabelle. We laughed and cried.

kirstd31 Feb 21, 2018

I loved this book. I could not put it down. It is a great book about bullying and how things can spiral out of control in a small town.

rtalps Oct 11, 2017

An excellently written book about standing up for what you believe in and the nature of forgiveness. Wolk has a beautiful way of setting the scene in this quiet but powerful book.

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guantina
Jun 26, 2017

I loved this book! It had an interesting storyline throughout, while also touching upon dark and serious matters during the war. Annabelle is a strong and selfless character who proves over and over again to be a resilient individual. Along with other unique characters, the author created a very powerful story which left me with a haunting feeling.

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blue_bee_2537
Mar 23, 2019

blue_bee_2537 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

cmlibrary_rkimray Aug 14, 2017

cmlibrary_rkimray thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 14

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donutwombat
Jul 20, 2017

donutwombat thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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cmlibrary_rkimray Aug 14, 2017

Violence: Parents should know that the bully in this story is physically violent, causing a child to lose an eye and killing a quail in the woods. The ending also involves a death, which sensitive readers may not be prepared for.

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red_cat_8498
Aug 21, 2016

Other: it can be upsetting in the end.For a 9 or 10 year old hard to digest death and an upsetting ending.

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blue_bee_2537
Mar 23, 2019

Annabelle must protect her brothers, and world war veteran, and herself from a bully. When the bully starts to physically hurt people and blames it on "Toby" the war veteran, Annabelle has to protect him from the village

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