Minuk: ashes in the pathway

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Pleasant Co. Publications, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 198 pages
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Twelve-year-old Minuk's traditional Eskimo way of life is changed forever in 1892 with the arrival of Christian missionaries who not only bring their strong medicine, but also bring their strong diseases. Simultaneous.

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Review: Minuk: Ashes in the Pathway (Girls of Many Lands)

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A fairly well-written story; a bit choppy in execution, but I had no trouble entering into Minuk's voice, and the various characters are portrayed clearly. The plot does skim in places, but it clearly ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
Spring 1890
4
Butterflies
13
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Kirkpatrick Hill lives in Fairbanks, Alaska. She was an elementary school teacher for more than thirty years, most of that time in the Alaskan "bush." Hill is the mother of six children and the grandmother of eight. Her three earlier books, "Toughboy and Sister, Winter Camp", and "The Year of Miss Agnes", have all been immensely popular. Her fourth book with McElderry Books, "Dancing at the Odinochka", was a Junior Library Guild Selection. Hill's visits to a family member in jail inspired her to write "Do Not Pass Go".

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