The Wild is Calling
by Ethan Smith
This story takes place in the Arctic. Buck is the main character in this story. He is a dog that has a rough life.
Buck goes through a lot. He has five different owners throughout the story.
Buck gets trained to be a sled dog. He is also very stubborn. So Buck gets beat viciously many times. The beating is harsh but so is the weather and the terrain in the Arctic.
Buck never pulled a sled before. After he gets used to it he becomes the strongest dog the team.
Buck has to learn how to cope with the environment and the many owners. Will Buck make it through the harshness of life or will he perish along with the many dogs before him? Find out in "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London.