Julie of the Wolves: Treasury

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Barnes & Noble, Sep 30, 2001 - Alaska
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User Review  - thomas3730 - LibraryThing

This Book is set in Arctic Alaska, features wolves as main characters. In Part I, a 13 year old Eskimo girl, Miyax, runs away from an arranged marriage and gets lost on the tundra. Using what she has ... Read full review

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User Review  - jgbyers - LibraryThing

Julie of the Wolves is another survival type book by Jean Craighead George. Julie, or Miyax,her village name, is a young girl who runs away from home because she feels unsafe. When Julie stumbles ... Read full review



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Jean Craighead George was born on July 2, 1919 in Washington, D.C. She received degrees in English and science from Pennsylvania State University. She began her career as a reporter for the International News Service. In the 1940s she was a member of the White House press corps for The Washington Post. During her lifetime, she wrote over 100 novels including My Side of the Mountain, which was a 1960 Newbery Honor Book, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, which won the Newbery Medal, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack. She also wrote two guides to cooking with wild foods and an autobiography entitled Journey Inward. In 1991, she became the first winner of the School Library Media Section of the New York Library Association's Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature. She died on May 15, 2012 at the age of 92.

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