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Julie of the Wolvesby Jean Craighead George
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Faced with the prospect of a disagreeable arranged marriage or a journey acoss the barren Alaskan tundra, 13-year-old Miyax chooses the tundra. She finds herself caught between the traditional Eskimo ways and the modern ways of the whites. Miyax, or Julie as her pen pal Amy calls her, sets out alone to visit Amy in San Francisco, a world far away from Eskimo culture and the frozen land of Alaska.
During her long and arduous journey, Miyax comes to appreciate the value of her Eskimo heritage, learns about herself, and wins the friednship of a pack of wolves. After learning the language of the wolves and slowly earning their trust, Julie becomes a member of the pack.
Since its first publication, Julie of The Wolves,winner of thr 1973 Newbery Medal, has found its way into the hearts of millions of readers.
In this Newbery Award-winning classic, a young girl finds herself lost in theAlaskan wilderness and befriends a pack of wolves in order to survive. 1 CD.
A young girl finds herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness and befriends a pack of wolves in order to survive.
About the Author
Jean Craighead George is the award-winning author of over eighty books for children and young adults. Her novel julie of the wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and she has continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world. Her previous books with Wendell Minor include Everglades, Arctic Son, and Morning, Noon, and Night. Mrs. George lives in Chappaqua, New York.
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