The Sun Trail is the first book in the Dawn of the Clans Arc.
- For many moons, a tribe of cats have lived peacefully near the top of a mountain. But prey is scarce and season are harsh—and their leader fears they will not survive. When a mysterious vision reveals a land filled with food and water, a group of brave young cats set off in search of a better home.
- But great danger awaits them. In this unfamiliar world, faced with loners and fierce rogues all vying for territory and power, the travelling cats must find a new way to live side by side—or risk tearing one another apart.
- The Sun Trail was released on March 5, 2013.
- It was written by author Cherith Baldry.
- It has an alternate unreleased cover.
- The cat in the circle on the center is Gray Wing. The main cover is presumably the Tribe cats following the Sun Trail.