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CBSD Kids Spring 2018

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    For sale with exclusive rights in: CA
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    Distributor: Publishers Group Canada Supplies to: CA Availability: To order Expected Ship Date: Nov 12, 2019 On Sale Date: Aug 17, 2018 Carton Quantity: 40 $14.95 CAD
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The Adventures of Wilder Good 5
Black Rock Brothers: The Adventures of Wilder Good #5
By (author): S. J. Dahlstrom
9781589881273 Paperback, Trade English Juvenile JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General Aug 17, 2018
$14.95 CAD
Active 5 x 8 x 0.6 in 210 pages Paul Dry Books
"If you like Hank, you'll like Wilder Good, too."—John R. Erickson, author ofHank the Cowdog Every boy has it in his soul to make the big trip. Alone, into the wild. Wilder feels the call after reading about an obsidian deposit on a forgotten bluff in the Spanish Peaks Wilderness. If he can find the glassy, black, volcanic rock, he’ll be able to replace his family’s most cherished heirloom. Wilder wants to prove that he can make the journey alone, but his parents make him bring his best friend Big, and a new kid called Corndog. With no adults to turn to, can thethree boys face the rigors of the outdoors—and each other?

S. J. Dahlstrom lives and writes in West Texas. He has numerous magazine credits for his writing and photography. The Adventures of Wilder Good is his first series. His writing draws on his experiences as a cowboy, husband, father, and founder of a boys' ranch.

Praise for S. J. Dahlstrom and The Adventures of Wilder Good series:

“If you like Hank, you’ll like Wilder Good, too.”—John R. Erickson, author ofHank the Cowdog

“Dahlstrom’s superb writing takes Wilder through those anxiety-producing years between childhood and adulthood, when life’s simplest and most important lessons are learned.”—Forbes

“Very family-oriented, very wholesome.”—Lone Star Literary Life

#1 The Elk Hunt: The Adventure Begins:

Lamplighter Finalist (Triple Crown Awards)

"Among the best books for young boys I've seen in years. This is classic Americana, values and all."—Robert Pratt, Pratt on Texas

"The Elk Hunt is a book for young men's men."—Texas Home School Coalition

#2 Texas Grit:

Will Rogers Medallion Gold Medal Winner

"Family, friendships and faith converge to provide a thoughtful story for independent readers or for parents reading with their children."—The Christian Chronicle

"I am a big fan of this series.Texas Grit is every bit as insightful and positive as the first one."—Glenn Dromgoole, Texas Reads

"Dahlstrom writes about ranch life with flair and specific detail."—WORLD magazine

#3 Wilder and Sunny:

Lamplighter Finalist (Triple Crown Awards)

#4 The Green Colt:

Winner of the Western Heritage Award for Juvenile Book
Winner of the Will Rogers Medallion Award for Young Readers
Finalist, Western Writers of America Spur Award for Juvenile Fiction

"Wizards, zombies and vampires dominate young adult literature. S. J. Dahlstrom adds cowboys, family and faith to the mix."â??The Christian Chronicle

"Horse-loving readers will identify with Wilder, and take away positive messages about horses, respect, family, friendship, and never giving up."—Western Horseman

"Wilder loves the outdoors, and the author's appreciation for nature rings true in his writing. The language was rich, and the imagery was vivid. I felt as if I was walking the ranch with Wilder, feeling his pain or his excitement."—The Old Schoolhouse

#5 Black Rock Brothers:

"Dahlstrom’s Wilder Good books are wholesome, action-oriented stories that encourage boys to learn about their environment, respect others, and read good books . . .Black Rock Brothers, in my opinion, is the best one yet."—Glenn Dromgoole, Lone Star Literary Life

"The story will hook adventure-loving boys while delighting parents with its character-building plot."—WORLD magazine

"Black Rock Brothers is a classic adventure tale, with close calls, big mistakes, near misses, and last-ditch efforts to meet the goal. The success or failure of the mission is almost beside the point; it’s in the journey that the boys will discover their personal strengths and weaknesses. It’s a rewarding journey for anyone, and may just inspire some enterprising boy to put down the PlayStation and start dreaming of his own quest."—Redeemed Reader

"So many wonderful lessons to be learned within the pages of this book."—Old School House Magazine"This family-friendly story is about kids who use their wilderness skills to achieve a difficult goal. An excellent book for middle-aged readers."—Roundup Magazine

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