(full title) Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West by
Emma Bland Smith
This almost non-fiction book charmingly tracks the adventures of OR-7, the first wolf to cross into California in almost a century, and the campaign to protect him from aggressive farmers and other humans.
Buy, borrow, or don't bother: Buy. This would delight your favorite five-, six-, or seven-year-old paired with a stuffed animal wolf!