Title Profile & Character Information

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Annotation
This riveting saga of an American family captures the deep and ancient alliance between humans and dogs, and the power of fate through one boy's epic journey into the wild.

Awards
2008  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year
2009  Indies' Choice Book Award

Characters
NameSawtelle, Edgar
GenderMale
TraitsMute
Grieving

GenreFiction
Adventure
    --Survival
Coming of age
TopicsFarm life
Farmers
Family relationships
Dogs
Human nature
Human-animal relationships
Human-animal communication
Uncles
Loss
Grief
Wilderness survival
SettingWisconsin