Kavik, whose name means wolverine, is reared by a hard-bitten sled dog musher to be a lead dog for the team and win races. Kavik is never treated with affection. When he is bought by a wealthy businessman who just wants a part-wolf dog to show off, he is flown south. But the light plane crashes during a sto
Kavik is wolf dog, three quarters malamute and one quarter wolf. He had been trained by Charlie One Eye to win the North American Sled Dog Derby at Fairbanks, AK. The dog is then purchased by George C. Hunter, who owns mining and fishing interests in Northern Alaska. However, the plane on which Hunter sends Kavik is downed in a storm.
- Walt Morey, Peter Parnall
- Puffin Books
Walt Morey (1907 - 1992) is the award-winning author of numerous books for children. His works include Gentle Ben, Kavik the Wolf Dog, Canyon Winter, Runaway Stallion, Run Far Run Fast, and Year of...
Kavik the Wolf Dog ★½ The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog 1980 Heartwarming story of a courageous dog's love and suffering for the boy he loves. 99m/C VHS, DVD. Ronny Cox, Linda Sorensen, Andrew Ian McMillian, Chris Wiggins, John Ireland; D:Peter Carter.
In the 1968 novel written by Walt Morey, Kavik the Wolf Dog travels 2,000 miles to find the young boy that saved his life. Charlie One Eye raises sled dogs. He spots strong potential in one of his yellow eyed pups, part Alaskan Malamute and part wolf. "You grow up smart and tough and mean.
This a fiction novel by Walt Morey about a dog named Kavik. It is about his grief, success as a winner of the north American Sled Dog Derby, also about the people that treated him good, by feeding and sheltering him, about Andy the boy that saved him and gave him a new life after his airplane accident.
Kavik is raised by a harsh man, whose only thought for the part wolf/part husky puppy is to raise him to be the best lead dog in sled dog racing. Kavik is bought by a rich man who sees the dog as another trophy from Alaska. The man's plans are thwarted when the dog is lost in the wilderness, severely injured while being transported.
- Walt Morey
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<br>This is a great story of adventure and loyalty. Also a little of White Fang, but with less of the human adventuring in Alaska. Andy uses a piece of the plane's wing to open the cage and to create a sled to carry the injured dog until they reach a cave, where Andy and Kävik spend the night. The story follows... To see what your friends thought of this book, This book is reminiscent of ...