The Middle of Everywhere
Noah Thorpe is spending the school term in George River, in Quebec's Far North, where his dad is an English teacher in the Inuit community. Noah's not too keen about living in the middle of nowhere, but getting away from Montreal has one big advantage: he gets a break from the bully at his old school. But Noah learns that problems have a way of following you -- no matter how far you travel. To the Inuit kids, Noah is a qallunaaq, a southerner, someone ignorant of the customs of the North. Noah thinks the Inuit have a strange way of looking at the world, plus they eat raw meat and seal blubber. Most have never left George River -- a town that doesn't even have its own doctor, let alone a McDonald's. But Noah's views change when he goes winter camping and realizes he will have to learn a few lessons from his Inuit buddies if he wants to make it home.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - librarybrandy - LibraryThing
Noah has recently moved from Montreal to George River, in Quebec's Far North, to spend a school term with his father in the isolated Inuit community. Living in a town of 700 people, with only one road ... Read full review
THE MIDDLE OF EVERYWHEREUser Review - Kirkus
Noah's mom thinks he needs to spend some time with his father, who happens to live in the village of George River, in Quebec's Far North. The Arctic landscape, climate and culture are different from ... Read full review