Lawson, Julie. The Klondike Cat.
Il. by Paul Mombourquette. ISBN 1-55337-013-9. Tonawanda, NY: Kids
Can Press, 2002. 32 pp. $15.95. The author weaves a delightful story
about the bond between a little boy, Noah, and his cat. Although
Noah's father insists that the cat stay behind while they prospect
for gold in Klondike, Alaska, Noah sneaks Shadow into his bag anyway.
Noah and his father encounter many hardships, and Shadow is discovered
and soon has kittens. Things look bleak until Noah comes up with a
creative way to buy a piece of land. Ages 5-8. Reviewed by Laura Kunkle,