Pax—a poignant and timeless tale of love and loyalty between a boy and his fox set during wartime—is the highly anticipated new middle grade novel from bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker.
Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued the fox as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter’s dad enlists in the military and makes him return Pax to the wild.
At his grandfather’s house three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn’t where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox.
Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own…
From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the essential truths that define us and the devastating costs of war. Pax is destined to become a beloved classic.