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Julie of the Wolves

Julie of the Wolves( )
Author: George, Jean Craighead
Read by: Worth, Irene
Illustrator: Schoenherr, John
Series title:Julie of the Wolves Ser.
ISBN:978-1-55994-047-4
Publication Date:Oct 1989
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperFestival
Book Format:Audio cassette
List Price:USD $12.00
Book Description:

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.

During her long and arduous journey, Miyax comes to appreciate the value of her...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.11 x 6.11 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:0.14 Pounds
Author Biography
George, Jean Craighead (Author)
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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