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Julie of the Wolves

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Faced with the prospect fo a disagreeable arranged marriage or a journey across the barren Alaskan tundra, 13-year-old Miyax chooses the tundra. She finds hersilf caught between the traditional Eskimo ways and the modern ways of the whites. Miyax, or Julie as her mpen 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 aruous journey, Miyax comes to appreciate the value of her Eskimo heritage, learns about herself, and wins the friendship of a pack of wolves. After learning the language of teh wolves and slowly earning their trust, Julie becomes a member of the pack.

Since its first publication, Julie of the Wolves, winner of the 1973 Newbery Medal, has found its way into the hearts of millions of readers.

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.

About the Author

Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and she received a 1960 Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain. She continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world. Her other books with Wendell Minor include The Wolves Are Back; Luck; Everglades; Arctic Son; Morning, Noon, and Night; and Galapagos George.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060219437
illus.:
Schoenherr, John
Author:
Schoenherr, John
Author:
George
Author:
George, Jean
Author:
George, Jean Craighead
Author:
Craighead
Author:
Craighead, Jean
Author:
by Jean Craighead George and John Schoenherr
Author:
Schoenherr, John
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Eskimos
Subject:
Wolves
Subject:
Survival
Subject:
Survival -- Fiction.
Subject:
Newbery Medal.
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Wolves -- Fiction.
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Julie of the Wolves
Series Volume:
#49
Publication Date:
19721130
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.51x5.79x.87 in. .79 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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