The call of the wild
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[Oxford, England] : Benediction Classics, [2017].
ISBN
9781781398425, 1781398429, 9781781398432, 1781398437
Lexile measure
HL 670L
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Glen Ellyn Public Library - Juvenile FictionJFIC LONDON, JACKChecked out

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Book
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80 unnumbered pages ; 24 cm.
Language
English
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Level 8, 7 Points
Lexile code
HL
Lexile measure
670

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Originally published in 1903.
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"The original classic"--Cover.
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A complete and unabridged edition of what is perhaps Jack London's most celebrated book.
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"The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush--a period when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The novel's central character is a dog named Buck, a domesticated dog living at a ranch in the Santa Clara valley of California as the story opens. Stolen from his home and sold into the brutal existence of an Alaskan sled dog, he reverts to atavistic traits. Buck is forced to adjust to, and survive, cruel treatments and fight to dominate other dogs in a harsh climate. Eventually he sheds the veneer of civilization, relying on primordial instincts and lessons he learns, to emerge as a leader in the wild. London lived for most of a year in the Yukon collecting material for the book. The story was serialized in the Saturday Evening Post in the summer of 1903; a month later it was released in book form."--Amazon.

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APA Citation (style guide)

London, J., & Domínguez, O. (2017). The call of the wild . Benediction Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

London, Jack, 1876-1916 and Oscar, Domínguez. 2017. The Call of the Wild. [Oxford, England]: Benediction Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

London, Jack, 1876-1916 and Oscar, Domínguez. The Call of the Wild [Oxford, England]: Benediction Classics, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

London, Jack, and Oscar Domínguez. The Call of the Wild Benediction Classics, 2017.

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