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Julie of the Wolves
Julie of the Wolves
Author: Jean Craighead George
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 a...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060219437
ISBN-10: 0060219432
Publication Date: 11/10/1972
Pages: 192
Reading Level: Young Adult
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  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
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4.8 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: HarperCollins
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
This is one of my all time favorite books. As a young teen, I must have read it 20 times. Great adventure in a foreign (to most people) land, and although not a happy ending, a wonderful book nonetheless.
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Helpful Score: 2
There are lots of good books out there for kids, but few great ones. I consider a book great, if it has a fascinating premise, an interesting plot, well-drawn characters, but also a strong protagonist with a difficult problem for my children to identify with. A book is outstanding if it can also give them a look into a different culture and way of life. Julie of the Wolves, in my opinion, is outstanding children's literature.
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Helpful Score: 2
Newberry-winning book for 4th grade and older. A native girl runs away and gets lost in the ALaskan wilderness. A pack of Artic wolves accepts her and helps her.
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Helpful Score: 2
Jean George has captured the subtle nuances of Eskimo life, animal habits, the pain of growing up, and combines these elements into a thrilling adventure which is, at the same time, a poignant love story."
---School Library Journal
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Helpful Score: 2
Good, a little sad, teaches you how to know your friends from your enemies.
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