In addition to being an avid backyard beekeeper, C. M. Potter is an Associate Professor with the Languages Division at Pasadena City College. Before settling in the United States, she lived in Canada and Japan and traveled extensively in Europe, Asia, and Africa. At home, she takes pride in her garden, which recently won an award for water-wise landscaping in her city; the bees seem to like it too!
“An extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.”
—The Horn Book
From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come.
Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild.
At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox.
Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own. . . .
Plus, don't miss Here in the Real World, Sarah Pennypacker's next gorgeous and heartfelt middle grade novel, coming in 2020!