The Journal of Angela Ashby by Liana Gardner          
The Journal of Angela Ashby
Meet the author
Liana Gardner
(Ages 9-12)

Barb Rosenstock

Dear Reader,

FALCON WILD and SLED DOG SCHOOL are Junior Library Guild Selections!

I have a passion for wild places. As a musher and Conservation Officer, the most important thing while writing about dogsledding and falconry was to show the special bonds between a musher and his dogs, or a falconer and her bird. My own lead dog, Apollo had a talent for finding adventure on every run. These adventures were the inspiration for my novels.

If you're interested in learning about dogsledding or falconry, visit my website. But you want to live it? Hear your dogs' happy panting and the snow gliding under your feet? Feel the rush as your bird wings to your fist? You can run the trails with Matt in SLED DOG SCHOOL, or fly a bird of prey with Karma in FALCON WILD.

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Happy adventures,
Terry Lynn Johnson


"Riveting action and harrowing experiences keep readers on the edge as the kids and falcon race to get back to Karma's father and brother before it's too late. . . . An exhilarating survivalist adventure." —Booklist

"This book is an adventurous coming-of-age tale with a rich and beautiful natural setting." —School Library Journal


"Themes of friendship and problem-solving are slipped effortlessly into the funny and fresh plot, and authentic off-the-grid details bring the story to life." — Kirkus Reviews
Falcon Wild / Terry Lynn Johnson / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Price: $16.99 / ISBN: 978-1580897884 / Published: September, 2017

Ages 10+ / Middle-grade Realistic