Julie and the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves, 1)

Julie and the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves, 1) by Jean Craighead George 0060219432 9780060219437
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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. Winner, 1973 Newbery Medal Nominee, 1973 National Book Award for Childrens Literature Notable Childrens Books of 1971-1975 (ALA) 1973 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book) Childrens Books of 1972 (Library of Congress) Childrens Books of International Interest 1972 (CSD/ALA) Gold Star List 1973 (ESLC

Author: Jean Craighead George

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 192

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: 1972-11-30


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