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Wolves of the Beyond #4: Frost Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond #4)

4.31 of 5 stars 4.31  ·  rating details  ·  1,681 ratings  ·  69 reviews
Bestselling author Kathryn Lasky's newest hit series-a stunning spin-off set among the wolves of Ga'hoole. Faolan has always been an outsider. Exiled as a pup, then shunned by his fellow wolves for his unusual connection to the bears, Faolan has struggled to earn a place in the pack. But a terrible danger is looming on the horizon, and Faolan is the only one who knows how ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published December 1st 2011 by Scholastic Press (first published 2011)
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Hana Chaney
I do not like it...............I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Based on the cover art and the fact that it's a book for youth, I was prepared for a somewhat lame read that would fascinate a younger crowd, but leave me with my eyes rolling. However, I was pleasantly surprised and found the book to be quite thought provoking, the characters well-developed, and the plot lines well woven. And even though this book happens to be the fourth in a series and I haven't read any of the others, I didn't feel lost or like I was missing anything.
Awesome I loved it
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Melissa Corn ~bubbles bubbles bubbles~
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Okay, so part 4 started off pretty interesting...way better than part 3 did. But it really just bombed in my opinion. Throughout this series, Lasky has established a "religion" among the wolves, similar to but different than the owls. However, this book really seemed to go overboard into it: complete with a false religion, a false prophet, ghosts, etc. Plus it's becoming obvious that Faolan is more than just a wolf. What he is I don't know yet and I think that will probably be more clear in book ...more
Kathryn Lasky has made a wonderful 3rd installment of the Wolves of the Beyond series. After Faolan and Edme are acccepted into the Watch Wolves of the Ring, they embark on a journey to keep the clans together and save their race from evident starvation.

The wolves of the Beyond are getting skinnier and skinnier, and its not by choice. The last herds have left the Beyond as a snow storm hits, even though its mid summer. The Wolves of the Sacred Volcanos are dying off like their brethren in the fo
Shelley Daugherty
I really enjoyed this book and I think I would have enjoyed it more if I had followed the series but this was good as a stand alone as well. A winter has set in for the Wolves of Beyond which has not eased up and they are struggling to survive in a place that spring has never come. The different packs which once worked together are now becoming more and more separate in order to survive. Along with the lack of food and constant winter, there is a false prophet who is leading the wolves to believ ...more
Jean Tatro
These books man. No lie - every single one makes me cry. Where the last book has an underground railroad for abused women, this one features famine and starvation and a death-cult. It's hard fare to read, and I'm not going to hesitate to warn that some younger readers might not be emotionally read for it.

The book itself feels a little on the long side - it takes it's time, doesn't rush things. I also felt the villain at the end is both kind of obvious, and not well built up? It's a minor sour n
I've read and enjoyed the rest of the Wolves of the Beyond series, but this book explored a new aspect of the wolf culture. Some very strong Hindu elements are explored in this book, such as reincarnation and a caste-like system called the Great Chain. While I enjoyed the previous books because they expanded on the world of the Guardians of Ga'hoole, this book was highly disappointing in comparison to any of the other books by Kathryn Lasky because of the strange, Hindu-like religion she is star ...more
Patrick Myers
The book wolves of the beyond watch wolf is about two wolves in a blizzard. Faolan and Edmes mission is to restore order to the mcdunken clan and the blood watch. Along the way they find out that there is a misterios wolf that calls himself the profit. He is perswading wolves to help him ask there god for death. This is all because of a blizzard that is going into the summer.
My favorit part about the whole book was when Faolan snapped the canable wolf and broke his neck. He did this to protect t
Lynn B.
Nov 12, 2014 Lynn B. rated it 1 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Young kids only, maybe wolf lovers
Recommended to Lynn by: Wolf lovers
Religious conflict in an animal fantasy book. I know Warriors did it and all... but this?

Faolan and his friends are travelling across the Beyond, which has now become an icy desert. All food seems to have left and wolves are desperate. The pack wolves seek help in a wolf called the Prophet, who does all kinds of apparently religious stuff and tells the wolves that they should dance, dance like crazy until the prey comes back. That's what they do, and eventually they either die from being tired,
Brianna Hartwich
Basically this book is about two main characters, Faolan and Edme. Faolan was abandoned as a pup and left to die due to a splayed paw he was born with. Faolan survived his sentence to death due to the loving care of a mother grizzly bear named Thunderheart who had lost both her cubs. She had raised Faolan well, teaching him the ways of the bears as well as all she knew about the ways of the wolves. Sadly she died due to having her neck broken in an avalanche. Faolan is now at the watch of the sa ...more
Robert Murray
Okay, so the previous ones were rather, how do I put it, ok for kids? This is a rather dark book. My thoughts, it was great, it kinda reenacts the Great Depression a bit. The Beyond falls into a famine, and the real problem is not the lack of food, but it is the Skaars Dancers. The Skaars dancers will do a ritual that they believe that the Wolf God Skaarsguard, the god that helps souls into the Cave of Souls, would bring their bodies up to the cave of souls, only to find out that the dancers eit ...more
Faolan and Edme are back! It is the Moon of New Antlers, and snow is still falling. There is a lack of prey, it seems to be lost. There are rumors going around that the Blood Watch has stopped rotating. An owl Hero Mark is missing, and worst of all, there is a wolf leading dances- to the death! Owls and wolves team up in this race against time. An overall amazing book. I credit Mrs. Lasky for this review, and I would not be writing it if I hadn't liked it. I will soon be doing a review on Lone W ...more
Quand j’étais gamine, j’adorais les histoires de loups... J’étais fascinée par la dangerosité qu’ils dégageaient malgré leur ressemblance avec le meilleur ami de l’homme : le chien. Quand mon fils a manifesté le même intérêt, la même fascination, je m’en suis amusée, et j’ai accepté de bon gré de lire l’une de ses sagas préférées : Le royaume des loups, de Kathryn Lasky. Il s’agit des pérégrinations d’un jeune loup né estropié, abandonné par sa mère puis élevé par une ourse, et de ses difficulté ...more
Jul 08, 2013 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: middle grade readers
This is the fourth book in the Wolves of the Beyond series by Kathryn Lasky.

Our oldest picked up Lone Wolf, the first book of the series, at our local library and thought she'd check it out. I'm sure she selected it because she really likes wolves. She has become enthralled with the series and has started to read the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series, too. I find it interesting that the characters from that series are starting to enter into this one even more.

She really likes these stories and is ex
This was an alright installment. Since there is a never-ending winter happening, there's not a ton of action. Hard to have action when the wolves are dying.

The wolves are starving and a false prophet is telling them to dance to their death. So add wolves dancing frantically to the list of ridiculous things books have made me visualize.

I guess I didn't find the plot points all that interesting this time around. Even the "big reveals" didn't seem all that huge or surprising.
Teri Keas
So good!!

I love this book and the descriptive writing is excellent and exactly what I like
:) I love all her books and just,love these
Piper The Boss

I loved this book thrillers around every turn, cliff hangers and a great book for tweens-teens I read it for school and spring break I just love Faolan and Edme
I think this book was very nice and if you've read the ones before there is a great surprise in store for you
Wolves of the Beyound:Frost Wolf is a science fiction seven hour novel. Bestselling author Kathryn Lasky's presents a book about a wolf who is looked at as the outsider. Faolan the wolf grows a connection with the bears which is unusual because wolves eat bears. There becomes war and Faolan is the one that can stop it, which he does to become a leader. The novel is great to someone who enjoys science fiction novels. I personally like it. It offered a new thought towards reading outside the box. ...more
Frost Wolf is my favorite book in the series.
Tama ~Lord of Wolves~
I think this wasn't fit for children as it is supposed to be, and is far too dark. Also, they go to the extremes on religion and prophets and all of those things, and the aspect of death is strong in this, which I do not like for a book for children. Also, Faolan, the main character is just too "special" and such, which really annoys me. Another thing is they basically describe a cult, and that really surprised and bothers me. This book is just too inappropriate for kids and is too dark.
Guard wolves of the Beyond find the development of a wolf suicide cult and cannibalism during a famine to be shocking, but they are not disturbed by wolf swearing, the drinking of blood, and the amassing of bones to build mounds. Small prey animals are portrayed as nothing more than inferior meat, although their blood serves to revive dying wolves. Despite the mysterious setting, the plot quickly becomes uninteresting and the characters elicit little appeal in this 4th book of the series.
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Guardians & Wolves: Frost Wolf #4 3 8 Nov 02, 2011 05:57PM  
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Kathryn Lasky is the American author of many critically acclaimed books, including several Dear America books, several Royal Diaries books, 1984 Newbery Honor winning Sugaring Time, The Night Journey, and the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her latest book, Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book 15: The War of the Ember, was released on November 1, 2008. Guardians of Gahoo ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Wolves of the Beyond (6 books)
  • Lone Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #1)
  • Shadow Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #2)
  • Watch Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #3)
  • Spirit Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #5)
  • Star Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #6)
The Capture (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, #1) The Journey (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, #2) The Rescue (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, #3) The Siege (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, #4) The Burning (Guardians of Ga'Hoole, #6)

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I was not born for death and yet I have died a thousand times, he thought. And now I am born again for these hard times. 3 likes
“URSKADAMUS TINE SMYORFIN MASACH!” Edme wasn’t sure what to believe now — her ears or her eye? There was only one wolf who swore in both the language of bears and that of Old Wolf. “Faolan?” “Who else, for the love of Lupus? One would think you saw a ghost.” “But with all that frost — you look like a lochin.” Faolan gave a dismissive bark. “You should see yourself,” Edme persisted. “You’ve got icicles hanging from your chin fur. Your belly fur looks as if it’s …” “I know! I know! I can feel it!” he replied crankily. “You look absolutely ancient. I mean older than the Sark.” “Thanks a lot,” Faolan huffed. “Well, what did you find?” “No meat.” His voice dwindled.” 0 likes
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