Julie of the Wolves

Geore,Jean Craighead

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Name, Due date, Section Number

Madison Griffith

3-4-14

7-2 7-3

Characters

Julie

A human girl who is brave, head strong, true eskimo, smart, kind, a true leader, and independent.

Amaroq

A male wolf who is brave, strong, smart, fast, loyal, and the leader of the pack.

Kapu

A male wolf who is young, brave, silly, funny, sharing, kind, loyal, and the future leader of the pack.

Kapugen

A human man who is brave, kind, fun, eskimo, smart, and the father of Julie.

Setting

This story takes place in the Alaskan wilderness. This story started when Julie is almost 14.

Summary

In this story a girl runs away and heads for sanfrancisco. On her way there she gets lost in the alaskan wildernes. While she is lost she befriends a wolf pack in order to survive. When she befriends the wolf pack and they feed, help, and protect her. She realizes that she would be dead if it were not for the wolf pack. On her journey she faces lots of dangers. She faces bears, wolverines, weather, and freezing temperetures. She must make it to sanfransisco, but is that what she really wants? Does she really want to go to sanfransico or does she want to live in her blood as a true Eskimo? All of the language in this book is real even the language of the wolves. This is a girl who faces the impossible. She faces danger head on. She is part of a wolf pack. Nothing can stand in the way of her or her pack. Will she survive? Read to find out.

Newbery Award

This award is given annually to an author who's books show distinguished contributions to American literature for children. It may only be awarded to authors who are citicens and residents of the U.S.A. This award was founded to encourage original creative children book. This award was the the first children's book award in the world. This award is a honor to given.

Jean Craighead George

Jean C. George is the author of "Julie of the Wolves". She loves nature. She went to Penn State University. She graduated with a degree in literature and science. She had three children Twig, Luke, and Craig. She would bring home wild animals and every animal she brought home she would use in one of her books.

Opinion

I really loved this book. It was exciting, adventurous, and mysterious. I loved read this book and I was always on the edge of my seat. There was danger and surprises around every corner. This is the book for you if you like danger, mystery, surprises, or animals.