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The moon of the gray wolves —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

Describes the winter landscape and wildlife of the Alaskan tundra through which the gray wolf pack runs on its November hunt for caribou.

The moon of the wild pigs —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

Describes animal and plant life in the drought-parched desert during the month of July and how a little wild pig adapts to this environment.

Water sky —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

While searching for his uncle in Barrow, Alaska, a young boy joins the crew of an Eskimo whaling captain and learns the importance of whaling to the Eskimo culture.

Shark beneath the reef —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012

On the Island of Coronado, a young Mexican fisherman comes of age as he becomes aware of the politics, corruption, and changes around him.

Julie of the Wolves —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012, author.
EBook
2016

"The thrilling Newbery Medal -- winning classic about an Eskimo girl lost on the Alaskan tundra. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a ...

Charlie's raven —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012

Charlie, having heard from his Teton Sioux Indian friend that ravens can cure people, brings home a baby raven in hopes of helping his ailing grandfather, and sets the stage for a learning experience that brings new life...

Julie's wolf pack —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2003

Chronicles six years of the wolf pack family led by Kapu. The Eskimos call these wolves "Julie's wolf pack" because of the past connection between Julie and the wolves. Now on their own, the members of the pack face fami...

Julie of the wolves —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
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2009

Julie, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl, runs away rather than agree to an arranged marriage. Lost and starving on the barren tundra, she makes friends with a pack of wolves who save her life. Followed by "Julie". Grades ...

On the far side of the mountain —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
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2009

Sam Gribley now is 15 years old. His sister Alice, who also has learned to survive in the wilderness, lives nearby in a treehouse. Sam's peaceful existence is disrupted when Alice runs away and his pet falcon, Frightful,...

My side of the mountain —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
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2009

A New York City boy who wants the independent, self-sufficient life of the country runs away to the Catskill Mountains. Followed by "On the far side of the mountain" (DC09392). Grades 4-7. 1975, c1959.

There's an owl in the shower —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
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2012

Borden Watson's father, a logger in northern California, is out of work because the government has banned logging in order to save the spotted owl. Borden is so angry he vows to kill any spotted owl he sees. Then he adop...

Frightful's mountain —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
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2012

When Frightful, the peregrine falcon raised by Sam Gribley, returns to the wild, she is not prepared to fend for herself. A male peregrine falcon courts her, and gradually Frightful adapts to her natural role. Companion ...

How to talk to your dog —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012, author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
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The author explains how dogs convey meanings to their owners through touch, smell, body language, and sounds. Suggests that kids who understand what their dogs are indicating can also communicate ideas back to them. Grad...

The tarantula in my purse and 172 other wild pets —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2009

An animal lover recounts humorous and informational stories about the bat in the refrigerator, the skunk in the closet, the ducklings filling the bathtub, and other wild creatures her family adopted over the years. Grade...

There's an owl in the shower —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

Borden Watson's father, a logger in northern California, is out of work because the government has banned logging in order to save the spotted owl. Borden is so angry he vows to kill any spotted owl he sees. Then he adop...

Frightful's mountain —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

When Frightful, the peregrine falcon raised by Sam Gribley, returns to the wild, she is not prepared to fend for herself. A male peregrine falcon courts her, and gradually Frightful adapts to her natural role. Companion ...

One day in the tropical rain forest —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
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2010

The future of the Rain Forest of the Macaw depends on a scientist and a young Indian boy, as they search for a nameless butterfly during one day in the rain forest. Grades 2-4. 1995, c1990.

Julie —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
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2003

Julie returns home to Alaska. At first she resents her father, Kapugen, for killing the wolf who saved her life and for marrying a non-Eskimo woman, but she learns to respect him as an honourable man who has the best int...

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