The Hill by Karen BassThe Hill by Karen Bass

The Hill

byKaren Bass

Paperback | March 31, 2016

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Jared’s plane has crashed in the Alberta wilderness, and Kyle is first on the scene. When Jared insists on hiking up the highest hill in search of cell phone reception, Kyle hesitates; his Cree grandmother has always forbidden him to go near it. There’s no stopping Jared, though, so Kyle reluctantly follows. After a night spent on the hilltop—with no cell service—the teens discover something odd: the plane has disappeared. Nothing in the forest surrounding them seems right. In fact, things seem very wrong. And worst of all, something is hunting them. Karen Bass, the multi-award-winning author of Graffiti Knight and Uncertain Soldier, brings her signature action packed style to a chilling new subject: the Cree Wîhtiko legend. Inspired by the real story of a remote plane crash and by the legends of her Cree friends and neighbours, Karen brings eerie life—or perhaps something other than life—to the northern Alberta landscape in The Hill.
Karen Bass is a multi-award-winning author of novels for young adult readers. Graffiti Knight won the CLA Young Adult Book Award, the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, the R. Ross Annett Award for Children's Literature, and the CAA Exporting Alberta Award. Formerly the library manager in Hythe, Alberta, Ka...
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Title:The HillFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.6 × 0.7 inPublished:March 31, 2016Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1772780022

ISBN - 13:9781772780024

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cool The book was amazing, love the plot. I couldn't stop reading it!
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from page turner really enjoyed the novel couldn't put it down
Date published: 2017-01-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very entertaining! This book was quite the potboiler - I had to read it in a day. The story starts with a plane crash and the action escalates from there. It was entertaining and engaging. I liked the dynamic between Jared and Kyle and how they both grew as people throughout the telling of the story. Though there is an element of the supernatural in this story, I would recommend it to any teen that wants a good survival story.
Date published: 2017-01-25

Editorial Reviews

There's myth, legend, shapeshifting and coming of age all wrapped together in this story. I have some Yakima Indian relatives, so the storyline drew me in. I have camped in the woods and had closer contact than I wanted with a bear. I sure wouldn't want to meet the monster in this story... - Book Faerie - 20170122