Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves, Bk 1)
Julie of the Wolves - Julie of the Wolves, Bk 1 Author:Jean Craighead George Miyax, like many adolescents, is torn. But unlike most, her choices may determine whether she lives or dies. At 13, an orphan, and unhappily married, Miyax runs away from her husband's parents' home, hoping to reach San Francisco and her pen pal. But she becomes lost in the vast Alaskan tundra, with no food, no shelter, and no idea which... more » is the way to safety. Now, more than ever, she must look hard at who she really is. Is she Miyax, Eskimo girl of the old ways? Or is she Julie (her "gussak"-white people-name), the modernized teenager who must mock the traditional customs? And when a pack of wolves begins to accept her into their community, Miyax must learn to think like a wolf as well. If she trusts her Eskimo instincts, will she stand a chance of surviving?« less
julie of the wolves was one of my favorite books growing up. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I rented it from the library and loved it so much that I bought it! Since then, I have revisted the North Slope of Alaska many times. I love this book and I am excited to share it with someone.