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“Wolf Rider: A Tale of Terror” by Avi

20 Jul

SUMMER READING REVIEW!

FROM KINNELON LIBRARY TEEN REVIEWERS:

Review #1:

I loved this book because of the suspense.

Review #2:

I liked it because it is thrilling and I could understand it.

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18 responses to ““Wolf Rider: A Tale of Terror” by Avi

  1. Anonymous

    August 23, 2007 at 6:15 pm

    this was the best book i have ever read. It has everything: romance, mystery, fun, and suspense. no other book is like this. this is for young teens. READ IT! YOU’LL LOVE IT!!

     
    • mel1317

      August 23, 2007 at 8:14 pm

      Wow, I can see you really enjoyed “Wolf Rider.” That’s terrific! Here in Kinnelon, “Wolf Rider” is on the summer reading list for kids going into the 8th grade. All the reviews also indicate that it should be a good book for, as you said, young teens, in about 7th grade and up.

      As you probably know, Avi has written lots of books, mostly historical fiction. If you’re interested, take a look at his website. Thanks for sharing your opinion!

       
  2. Anonymous

    September 17, 2008 at 2:26 am

    wolfrider

    I was on the edge of my seat reading this book. I have to admit I would have changed the ending at first, but as I thought of it more and more, I liked it more and more

     
  3. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 1:06 pm

    wolf rider comment

    I liked it in the beginning but towards the middle it got a little boring.At the end of the book it got a little bit intresting again.

     
  4. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 1:08 pm

    WOLFRIDER

    I LIKED WOLFRIDER ALOT…TO ME ITS HARD TO KEEP MY INTEREST IN A BOOK BUT THIS ONE KEPT MY INTEREST THE WHOLE TIME…IT WAS THRILLING BUT SERIOUS AT THE SAME TIME…WHEN I FIRST PICKED UP THE BOOK I DIDNT WANT TO PUT IT DOEN I WANTED TO KNOW WHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN NEXT…THE ENDING JUST MADE IT BETTER BECAUSE IT’S NOT WHAT I EXPECTED IT TO BE IT WAS DIFFERENT…

     
  5. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 1:13 pm

    Wolf Rider

    It was a great book, it was something neat to read. Mostly because I don’t actually read mystery books. But I like that I was always wondering what was going to happen next, but then when i got to the end I had got a little confused so I had to read it again to get a better understanding. One thing I thought when I was done was that it should have had a little more about Nina in the book. Exspecially when Dr. Lucas (Zeke) was suppose to meet Nina at the Old Chapel. I thought that she should have jump in there. But I really recommand this book to all ages.

     
  6. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 1:17 pm

    ~*Wolrider*~

    The book was a good book. It’s very shocking and keeps you interested. The book sucks you in at the beggining when Andy gets a mysterious phone call sayin that they just killed someone. If you love mystery then it’s a good book for you, and you wont be able to put it down.

     
  7. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:35 pm

    WolfRider

    1. I loved the whole plot of the story.
    2.I think I would of involved more characters in the stroy.
    3. I liked how the story started! Such and attention graber!
    4. I think the stroy would be great for all teens.
    5. Great descriptions!
    6. I think I would of changed certain parts; minor details.
    7. I think I would of changed certain parts of the endings.
    8. So much suspense.
    9. Character were so different.
    10. Unexpected moments made you draw more into the book.

     
  8. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:40 pm

    Wow i can say that “WOLFRIDER” is my favorite book i have read so far. This book is a very mysterious book and i enjoyed reading it. Andy was a good character in the book and he is my favorite! One more thing the book was kind of scary to me.

     
  9. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:41 pm

    (SO HAPPY THAT I READ WOLFRIDER!)

    I THINK THAT THIS BOOK IS SO INTERESTING TO READ BECAUSE ONCE U READ THIS BOOK AND YOU REALLY GET INTO IT YOU REALLY GOING TO LIKE IT ALOT. I REALLY LIKE THIS BOOK SO MUCH THAT IT’S ONE OF MY FAVORITES TO READ BECAUSE IT’S LIKE A MYSTERY BOOK LIKE WHEN U READ IT YOU HAVE TO FIND OUT A HOLE LOT OF STUFF ABOUT WHO KILLED WHO AND EVERYTHING ELSE BUT I REALLY ENJOY READING THIS BOOK. BY:ASHLEY CARTER

     
  10. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:42 pm

    The book really caught my attention when i got to the end of the of the book but yes if you are interested in mystery books this is the book for you

    DONALD CHISHOLM

     
  11. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:48 pm

    I found WolfRider was a very interesting book.I love reading it with my classmates.If I had to change one thing about the book I would change the part when no one believe Andy other than that the book was great! By Tilwanda Burkett

     
  12. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:50 pm

    1.They should of changed the settings.

    2.They should not have made the mother dead.

    3.I dont like the title.

    4.I like that the story is a mystery.

    5.They should not have ended the story early.

    6.I dont like that Andy was getting in trouble.

    7.I dont like that Nina didn’t have anything to do with Andy’s plan

    8.I dont like that andy’s dad didn’t believe him.

    9.They should of changed the person who called andy.

    10.I dont like that andy had to leave his house.

    by. Xavier Allen 10th grader

     
  13. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:51 pm

    NEISHA’S COMMENTS

    1.THE AUTHOR.

    2. THE CHARACTER’S.

    3. I WOULD CHANGE THE SETTING.

    4. I ALSO WOULD CHANGE THE ENDING.

    5. I LIKE THE WAY ANDY PLAYED HIS PART.

    6. I REALLY WOULD CHANGE NINA’S PART.

    7. I LIKE HOW DR.ZANDISK PLAYED A GREAT FATHER.

    8. I LIKE HOW ZEKE PLAYED HIS TWO PARTS REALLY GOOD.

    9.I REALLY DON’T LIKE HOW ANDY LEFT BECAUSE HE WAS TELLING THE TRUTH.

    10.I LIKE HOW THE STORY WAS MYSTERY

    DONE BY VALANECIA CLIFTON 10 GRADE

     
  14. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:57 pm

    1.I like how it was so adventerous.

    2.I like how andy was brave

    3.I dont like how he kept dis obeying his dad

    4.I didnt like how no one believed him

    5.Ending should have been more detailing.

    6.They shouldve said more about what happened to nina after everything.

    7.They shouldve said how andy got home.

    8.He shouldve not let things get violent.

    9,10.If i was the author i wouldve said that andy didnt go stay with his aunt, he stayed home, and the police came and got him and gave him life in prison without possibility of parole.

     
  15. Anonymous

    September 26, 2008 at 2:57 pm

    andy

    1.I like how it was so adventerous.

    2.I like how andy was brave

    3.I dont like how he kept dis obeying his dad

    4.I didnt like how no one believed him

    5.Ending should have been more detailing.

    6.They shouldve said more about what happened to nina after everything.

    7.They shouldve said how andy got home.

    8.He shouldve not let things get violent.

    9,10.If i was the author i wouldve said that andy didnt go stay with his aunt, he stayed home, and the police came and got him and gave him life in prison without possibility of parole.

     
  16. Anonymous

    October 16, 2008 at 4:15 pm

    good book

    i like the book wolf rider because it was a good book. it was full of suspence. i think there should be more viiolence, i think they should make a movie, and i also think they should have more characters

     
  17. Anonymous

    February 21, 2009 at 4:45 am

    I didn’t enjoy Wolf Rider. I thought it was very unrealistic and very boring. I read this for a novel study in 8th grade – thought it was uninteresting.

    Andy is supposed to be 15, and I don’t think teenagers really take those kind of phone calls that seriously. For me, in my opinion, he acts kind of childish. I seriously kept thinking he was 10 or something while reading the book. Like he was some sort of Encyclopedia Brown trying to solve a mystery just for the sake of it.

    All through out the book, he keeps saying that tracking down Zeke was all for Nina’s sake because he wanted her to be safe. I find this a bit ridiculous because he barely knows Nina, and all he knows about her is that she’s real pretty and all. That’s it.

    I think it’s very unrealistic that EVERYONE doesn’t believe him, and just thought he’s gone cuckoo. He’s 15 and responsible, not a rebel, very good in school. NO ONE believes him.

    Hmm… Characters need to be shaped up a lil’ bit. Need some background for Phil Lucas, like… Why in the world did he do this whole hullabaloo in the first place?? It tells he’s been working hard for his life and all, but I feel like he needs more explaining.

    …And Sally was just… there. Yeah.

    The suspense and build-up was good, the plot was okay, but the climax was like 2 pages long. In my opinion. Lucas captures Andy. While staring at a knife that may possibly kill himself, and while possibly traumatized and scarred for life, Andy feels the need to pee. Something goes wrong. Car goes berserk. Everything just screams DEATH. Then BAM! Said car goes toppling over the cliff, ending Lucas’ life just like that. Everyone’s horrified. Nothing will be the same ever again. THE END.

    Ooh, and about that cufflink…

    Would rate Wolf Rider 2/5. Didn’t really capture interest, y’know?

     

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