Looking for a novel study to introduce to your middle schoolers? Well, here it is! Night of the Howling Dogs by Graham Salisbury is historical fiction, based on actual events, and is action-packed. This study includes a Virtual Field Trip, lesson plans, two final projects with grading rubrics, and Word Wall Words. Does it get any easier? This study has been used in both a sixth and seventh grade ELA class for the past five years, and students still love it!