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Julie Of The Wolves

byJean Craighead GeorgeIllustratorJohn Schoenherr

Paperback | January 5, 2016

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Jean Craighead George’s Newbery Medal–winning classic about an Eskimo girl lost on the Alaskan tundra now features bonus content. This edition, perfect for classroom or home use, includes John Schoenherr’s original scratchboard illustrations throughout, as well as extra materials such as an introduction written by Jean Craighead George’s children, the author’s Newbery acceptance speech, selections from her field notebooks, a discussion guide, and a further reading guide.

Julie of the Wolves is a staple in the canon of children’s literature and the first in the Julie trilogy. The survival theme makes it a good pick for readers of other wilderness stories such as My Side of the Mountain, Hatchet, or Island of the Blue Dolphins.

To her small Eskimo village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When her life in the village becomes dangerous, Miyax runs away, only to find herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness.

Miyax tries to survive by copying the ways of a pack of wolves and soon grows to love her new wolf family. Life in the wilderness is a struggle, but when she finds her way back to civilization, Miyax is torn between her old and new lives. Is she Miyax of the Eskimos—or Julie of the wolves?

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Jean Craighead George is the author of over eighty books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and her novel My Side of the Mountain was a Newbery Honor Book in 1960. She has continued to write acclaimed picture books and novels that celebrate the natural world. She lives in Chappaq...
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Title:Julie Of The WolvesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.45 inPublished:January 5, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064400581

ISBN - 13:9780064400589

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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A 13-year-old Inuit girl realizes that she is different, but what she doesn't realize is how great it is to be unique. In fact, all she wants to do is be like everybody else she sees on TV and in the movies. That is, until she's faced with a special challenge. Protected by a wolf pack while lost on the vast and silent tundra, Julie begins to appreciate both her heritage and the experience of oneness with nature that modern humanity is destroying. Julie of the Wolves received the Newbery Medal.

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