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The Wild Dog of Caucomgomoc

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 10


Charles Boardman

Appeared in

Lighthouse Island and Other Selections by Newbery Authors

Story Summary

When an old trapper dies, his faithful bloodhound turns wild and fearsome tales grow around his mournful howl. But when the hound saves a young boy lost in the swamps, the townsfolk reassess their fears and give him a loving home for the rest of his days.