||Lucky is a golden-haired mutt with a nose for survival. He has always been a Lone Dog, relying on his instincts to get by. Other dogs have Packs, but Lucky stands alone.||Then the Big Growl strikes. Suddenly, the ground is split wide open. The Trap House is destroyed. And all the longpaws have disappeared. ||Now Lucky is trapped in a strange and desolate new world with no food, foul water, and enemies at every turn. He falls in with others left behind, including his littermate Bella, a Leashed Dog. Relying on other dogs--and having them depend on him--brings new dangers that Lucky isn't prepared for, but he may not be able to survive on his own. Can Lucky ever be a true Pack Dog?
||The first book in Erin Hunter's Survivors series introduces readers to a world inhabited by dogs, much in the same way the bestselling Warriors series was ruled by cats. A tawny mutt, Lucky prefers to be a Lone Dog, taking what life offers as it happens. However, when the terrifying Big Growl rips apart the earth, destroying everything familiar, Lucky finds himself in a brand-new place with new rules. In the midst of an epic tragedy, Lucky is forced by circumstances to travel with other dogs, including Bella, a littlermate who is a Leashed Dog. Lucky is about to discover if the life of a Pack Dog is for him in with the added pressure of fear, uncertainty, and danger.