Baree, Son of Kazan: A Child of the Forest by James Oliver Curwood
Baree is the curious and kind offspring of Kazan and Gray Wolf. Happy in their home, Baree spends his day going on small adventures, until one day he wanders off a little too far. Lost and unable to find his way back home, Baree is tragically separated from his family, and is forced to find his own refuge. Though he tries to find his own pack, Baree is quickly shunned. In search of a new community and home, Baree begins friendships with bears, beavers, and other animals until he meets his closest friend of all-a young girl named Nepeese. Welcomed into the home of she and her trapper father, Pierrot, Nepeese and Baree share an intense bond. However, when another accident occurs, Baree finds himself once again separated from his family, but this time, he will stop at nothing to reunite with Nepeese. Featuring themes of friendship and chosen family, James Oliver Curwood's Baree, Son of Kazan is a touching adventure tale, full of emotion and action. Told through the lively narration of Baree, Baree, Son of Kazan depicts a thought-provoking perspective of human kind while also allowing readers to fully invest in the unique views of the young wolfdog. First published in 1917, this 20th century adventure novel has inspired two film adaptations, proving the strength of this timeless tale. This edition of Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood now features a new, eye-catching cover design and is printed in a font that is both modern and readable. With these accommodations, this edition of Baree, Son of Kazan crafts an accessible and pleasant reading experience for modern audiences while restoring the original beauty of James Oliver Curwood's literature.