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Julie of the Wolves meets Hatchet in this middle grade novel that follows orphaned twelve-year-old Nika and her seven-year-old brother Randall as they leave a California foster home to visit a long-lost uncle in the wilderness lake country of Northern Minnesota. A phone call from their uncle sets them on a journey in a small floatplane over the thick green forest canopy, to spend the summer on a wilderness island. Nika, of all people, knows not to get her heart set on anything, but as she follows her uncle in his job studying wolves, Nika stumbles upon a relationship with an orphaned wolf pup that makes her feel — for the first time since her mother died — whole again. Here in these woods, with this wolf, none of the hard things in her past can reach her.

With vivid details about wolf behavior and a deep sense of interconnectedness with nature, this captivating first novel illuminates the intricacies of family while searching for the fine balance between caring for wild animals and leaving them alone.

Synopsis:

Hatchet meets Julie of the Wolves in this captivating middle-grade novel about the wilderness lake country of northern Minnesota and the rare bond between a 12-year-old foster girl and an 11-day-old wolf pup.

About the Author

Jean Craighead George (1919-2012) was the author of more than a hundred beloved books for young people, including the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the Newbery Honor-winning My Side of the Mountain. She was a lifetime naturalist, and was beloved by generations of nature-loving children. Two of her children, Craig and Twig, helped complete her last novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780525463467
Author:
George, Jean Craighead
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Author:
Carlson-Voiles, Polly
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Self-reliance
Subject:
Wilderness survival
Subject:
Survival
Subject:
Mountain life
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
wolves;wolf;animals;foster home;orphan;siblings;nature;biology;Minnesota;foster
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20120508
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1.17 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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