In the story Wild Life, Erik was sad because his parents were deployed to Iraq. His parents were sending him to live with his grandparents he barely knew. They lived in North Dakota and he was in New York! When he got there he did not like it. That is until he found Quill. Quill is a bird dog that got a face full of porcipine quills. After that he and Quill took off to live off the land. Do you think they will survive? Read this book to find out!