Mountain Wolf is a novel about child trafficking, set in Pakistan. Suitable for upper secondary students with a social justice interest. Also available as an ebook. Published by HarperCollins 2012
Mountain Wolf selected for 2012 Best Reads
Rosanne Hawke is writing very important books for young adults... What are readers saying about Mountain Wolf?
'Spirit of a Mountain Wolf' is the United States edition of 'Mountain Wolf'.
Rosanne Hawke writes from the heart... her stories are informed and real. The reader can truly imagine the places she describes, and empathise with each of the young, abused children...
Mountain Wolf will be launched on Thursday 17 May at the Children's Book Council Conference welocme reception by Ruth Starke. See blurb...
Fran Knight reviews Mountain Wolf for ReadPlus
See these excellent Teachers' Notes for Mountain Wolf by Dr Robyn Sheahan-Bright
See this video showing children working on teh streets in Pakistan. Half the population of Pir Wadhai, Pakistan's busiest open air bus terminal, is under 15. Eighty percent have been working since they were three, or younger. As rag pickers, oil collectors and 'massage boys', children are exposed to every kind of danger imaginable. Here is a pic of a bus station in Azad Kashmir.
Every minute more than one person is trafficked across a border. That's 5 jumbo jets of people a day. (Stop the Traffik). Here are some links.