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This question was answered on Wed 14, Jun 2017 03:35am by pdesr

Question: ANSWERED Scholastic book catalog choice - 1970s - 2 brothers on the run while camping

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Asked by auntieshish on Tue 13, Jun 2017 08:21am :
The title had "Death" in there somewhere - just can't recall whole thing! 
Brothers - younger was Denny and I think older was Rick, go camping, Rick
NOT telling Denny he is being chased by enemies.  At one point in the story
they go to hear rangers call to wolves, and the wolves reply, which Denny
is thrilled to hear.  The cover I remember had two boys in a canoe, rowing,
and looking back over their shoulders.... THANK YOU!
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Answer by pdesr on Wed 14, Jun 2017 03:35am:
Death at Their Heels" by Margaret Goff Clark.

"Denny's first camping trip is far from ordinary; it seems he and his
17-year-old stepbrother Rick are being pursued from campsite to campsite by
a well-financed, gorilla-like escaped killer against whom Rick has
testified. Somehow Denny still manages to make the most of his experience
-- attending a ""wolf howl,"" learning about ecology, and even meeting a
girl -- all in between skirmishes with his pursuer. "

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170 p. New York : Scholastic, 1975. Mass Market Paperback. TK 3548.


Comment by bookel on Wed 14, Jun 2017 03:34am:
That was my thought too.
Comment by auntieshish on Wed 14, Jun 2017 06:19am:
Thank you so much - - Your answers are of course, correct!!!


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