Pax

Pax

Book - 2016
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"After being forced to give up his pet fox Pax, a young boy named Peter decides to leave home and get his best friend back"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Description: 276 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780062377012
0062377019
Branch Call Number: j Penn
Additional Contributors: Pennypacker, Sara, 1951- Pax
Klassen, Jon

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THERE IS A SECOND BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's called "Pax, Journey Home" and it is coming out Sept.7, 2021! The cover is a lot like the first, except there is a younger fox (Pax's son?) beside Pax.
My favorite fox is Bristle.

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Nezu_is_God
May 10, 2021

An amazing read, I read this when I was around 11 and at 13 I still think its a great book.

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ryner
Apr 06, 2021

Under his father's authoritarian gaze, fourteen-year-old Peter reluctantly and tearfully sets his pet fox free in the wilderness. War is coming, and Peter is being sent to live with his grandfather and Pax, despite having lived with Peter for the past seven years, is not welcome. Over the next weeks, as they both determine to find each other again, both boy and fox discover courage and strengths they didn't realize were within them. This was a bittersweet story of love and friendship, set in an unspecified time and place.

JCLSteveC Apr 05, 2021

A boy and his fox are forced to grow up and learn survival in this emotional adventure.

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Eva0502
Jan 31, 2021

This is easily one of the best books I’ve ever read.

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Armyciv16
Nov 12, 2020

I am 68 years old and I LOVED this book. I only wish I had read it when I was 10 to 14, as suggested. The message is Peace and Love. Two but not two. 5 stars!

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ninasafranski
Oct 22, 2020

A must read! One of my favorite books of all time!

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t_lynschm77
Sep 26, 2020

I read this with my 8 year old every night before bed. It was an endearing story with lessons of courage and perseverance. There are tough scenes because of a war going on, but sometimes real life is just that way. The ended was beautiful and heart-breaking, but such an appropriate end. I would recommend it with the caution that it will pull at the heart-strings.

VaughanPLDonnalee Jul 13, 2020

This is a deceptively simple story about a boy and his pet fox who have become separated and are trying to reunite. This thoughtful, beautifully written book asks some challenging questions about how to live your life. It is a gripping adventure story, but it is also a haunting and provocative book. The book has only a few characters and not a very complicated plot, but it is an excellent, captivating book that will keep children engaged.

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friesenk
Jun 04, 2020

I loved this book! It's such a great read and it really makes you think. I 100% suggest it to middle school and upper elementary school readers.

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Aug 25, 2020

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Nov 22, 2017

red_raccoon_238 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 14

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lizzie66
Nov 26, 2016

lizzie66 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 55

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Jul 19, 2016

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lizzie66
Dec 04, 2016

12-year-old Peter and little-Pax-The-Fox is in the centre for war as Pax is forced to pull away from his boy. Pax wonders if he will ever see his boy again. If he will die from hunger or being hunted. But Peter? He faces many troubles, but he also believes that he and Pax are inseparable. While Peter faces pain and need of quick wits. Pax is left to learn how to hunt, to find a family, to learn how to live on his own. Will fox and boy ever be reunited? Or lost forever?

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Ndmartin35
Jun 17, 2016

A young boy is forced to give up his beloved pet fox when war overtakes his home. His father signs up for service, and the boy goes to live with his grandpa. Can fox and boy find each other survive in the changing world and be reunited?

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ArapahoeMaryA Jan 14, 2017

"…but distrust is no match for kindness administered consistently and unmeasured, especially in creatures new to the world.”

“So which is it? You going back for your home or for your pet? They're the same thing, Peter said, the answer sudden and sure, although a surprise to him."

ArapahoeMaryA Jan 14, 2017

…but distrust is no match for kindness administered consistently and unmeasured, especially in creatures new to the world.”

“So which is it? You going back for your home or for your pet? They're the same thing, Peter said, the answer sudden and sure, although a surprise to him.

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