Julie of the Wolves

Julie of the Wolves

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<P>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.</P><P>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.</P><P>Since its first publication, <I>Julie of The Wolves,</I>winner of thr 1973 Newbery Medal, has found its way into the hearts of millions of readers.</P> <P>Winner, 1973 Newbery Medal<br>Nominee, 1973 National Book Award for Children's Literature<br>Notable Children's Books of 1971&#150;1975 (ALA)<br>1973 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)<br>Children's Books of 1972 (Library of Congress)<br>Children's Books of International Interest 1972 (CSD/ALA)<br>Gold Star List 1973 (ESLC)</P>
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Audio cassette
  • 109.22 x 172.72 x 22.86mm | 90.72g
  • United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged
  • 0060584432
  • 9780060584436

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