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The middle of everywhere

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Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 4.1 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
660L
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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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ISBN:
9781554690909
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 4.1, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
660L
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Grouped Work ID 8104403a-1c0a-1327-2686-72f35644075c
Full title middle of everywhere
Author polak monique
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2017-12-19 00:12:19AM
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subject_facet Camping -- Fiction, Canada -- Fiction, Eskimos -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Inuit -- Québec (Province) -- Nunavik -- Social conditions -- Fiction, Inuit. -- Fiction, Nunavik (Québec) -- Fiction
title_display The middle of everywhere
title_full The middle of everywhere / Monique Polak
title_short The middle of everywhere
topic_facet Camping, Eskimos, Fathers and sons, Inuit, Social conditions