Terry Lynn Johnson
Reviews of Falcon Wild:
"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."
"This book is an adventurous coming-of-age tale with a rich and beautiful natural setting."
-School Library Journal
Reviews of Sled Dog School:
"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."
Discussion questions for Falcon Wild:
As Karma, her brother, and dad begin their drive to Canada, they meet a teenage boy at a gas station. What does the teenage boy want from the family and why does Karma feel compelled to grant his request?
Karma has an additional challenge in the wilderness due to the injury inflicted by Stark at the beginning of the story. Why is Karma's injury a serious matter in the out-of-doors?
3. As Karma and Cooper work their way through the wilderness, Cooper begins to reveal a bit more about his past and the reasons for his behavior. Describe what situations in his life led to him running away from home.
Karma compares Cooper to a bird almost from the beginning of their interactions. Think about how these two characters are similar and different in terms of their behavior. List phrases to describe how Cooper and Stark are alike and different from one another.
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