HERE IN THE REAL WORLD
HERE IN THE REAL WORLD

From the author of the highly acclaimed, New York Times bestselling novel Pax comes a gorgeous and moving middle grade novel that is an ode to introverts, dreamers, and misfits everywhere.

Ware can’t wait to spend summer “off in his own world”—dreaming of knights in the Middle Ages and generally being left alone. But then his parents sign him up for dreaded Rec camp, where he must endure Meaningful Social Interaction and whatever activities so-called “normal” kids do.

On his first day Ware meets Jolene, a tough, secretive girl planting a garden in the rubble of an abandoned church next to the camp. Soon he starts skipping Rec, creating a castle-like space of his own in the church lot.

Jolene scoffs, calling him a dreamer—he doesn’t live in the “real world” like she does. As different as Ware and Jolene are, though, they have one thing in common: for them, the lot is a refuge.

But when their sanctuary is threatened, Ware looks to the knights’ Code of Chivalry: Thou shalt do battle against unfairness wherever faced with it. Thou shalt be always the champion of the Right and Good—and vows to save the lot.

But what does a hero look like in real life? And what can two misfit kids do?

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PAX
PAX - Spanish version

Un relato emocionante sobre la confianza, la guerra, la lealtad, la traición y el amor de un niño por el zorro al que ha criado desde que era un cachorro.
Una pequeña obra maestra.

Peter y Pax, su leal zorro, son inseparables. No obstante, cuando sucede lo impensable y su padre tiene que partir a la guerra, Peter se ve obligado a abandonar a Pax a su suerte.
Pero Peter sabe que su lugar está junto a Pax. Espoleado por una amistad inquebrantable, se lanzará a la aventura y cruzará el país en guerra para reunirse con su zorro. Pax, esperando con paciencia su regreso, tendrá que enfrentarse solo a los peligros del bosque…
Un éxito internacional llamado a convertirse en un clásico
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La crítica ha dicho…
«Pax el libro es como Pax el zorro: mitad salvaje y enteramente hermoso.»
The New York Times Book Review«Emocionante y poético.»
Kirkus Reviews«Pax cautivará tu corazón desde la primera página.»
Lisa Nehs, Book & Company«Increíblemente conmovedor, extremadamente original… Una obra literaria muy valiente.»
Mónica Edinger, The Dalton School«Pennypacker es una narradora magistral que guía al lector por un sendero de emociones fluctuantes hasta su desgarradora conclusión.»
Ann N. Martin, galardonada con un premio Newberry honorario y autora de Rain Reign«Tremendamente honesto y desgarradoramente tierno, Pax es, sencillamente, una obra maestra.»
Katherine Applegate, ganadora del Premio Newsberry por The One y Only Ivan«La magistral y experta narrativa de Pennypacker revela una profundidad asombrosa para una obra tan breve.»
Booklist
ENGLISH DESCRIPTION
National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller.
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. . . .

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PAX JOURNEY HOME
PAX JOURNEY HOME

From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes the long-awaited sequel to Pax; this is a gorgeously crafted, utterly compelling novel about chosen families and the healing power of love.

It’s been a year since Peter and his pet fox, Pax, have seen each other. Once inseparable, they now lead very different lives. Pax and his mate, Bristle, have welcomed a litter of kits they must protect in a dangerous world. Meanwhile Peter—newly orphaned after the war, wracked with guilt and loneliness—leaves his adopted home with Vola to join the Water Warriors, a group of people determined to heal the land from the scars of the war.

When one of Pax’s kits falls desperately ill, he turns to the one human he knows he can trust. And no matter how hard Peter tries to harden his broken heart, love keeps finding a way in. Now both boy and fox find themselves on journeys toward home, healing—and each other, once again.

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