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by Carolyn Meyer

Category: Sociology
Subcategory: Political books
Author: Carolyn Meyer
ISBN: 0689500785
ISBN13: 978-0689500787
Language: English
Publisher: Atheneum; 1st edition (1977)
Pages: 215
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Read by Carolyn Meyer. Carolyn Meyer is as versatile a writer as you will find.

Read by Carolyn Meyer. Along with historical fiction and realistic novels for young adults she has written nonfiction for young adults and books for younger readers on topics as diverse as the Amish, the Irish, Japanese, Yup'ik Eskimos, a rock band, rock tumbling, bread baking, and coconuts. And ten of her books have been chosen as Best Books for Young Adults by Carolyn Meyer is as versatile a writer as you will find.

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This very readable study follows an extended Alaskan Eskimo family throughout a year, weaving the history of their culture and their prospects for the future into the narrative.

Describes the life of Alaskan Eskimos and their dilemma in trying to reconcile the white man's ways with their ancient culture. This very readable study follows an extended Alaskan Eskimo family throughout a year, weaving the history of their culture and their prospects for the future into the narrative. 215 pages, lots of photos. Hardback with plastic over dust jacket.

Meyer highlights the Eskimos' largely irrelevant American education (for Christmas little Andy receives from his sympathetic gussak teacher a book on the birds of North America-robins, blue jays, orioles: ""He cannot find any ptarmigans""), and she touches on the problems of poverty.

Meyer highlights the Eskimos' largely irrelevant American education (for Christmas little Andy receives from his sympathetic gussak teacher a book on the birds of North America-robins, blue jays, orioles: ""He cannot find any ptarmigans""), and she touches on the problems of poverty (jobs are scarce, most houses have no plumbing), the young peoples' lack of direction, the widespread alcoholism which is not much affected by the passage of local dry laws (but do Eskimos really ""seem to have a physical intolerance""?), and the special frustration.

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Eskimos: Growing up in a Changing Culture, photographs by John McDougal, Atheneum (New York, NY), 1977. SIDELIGHTS: The author of approximately fifty books for young readers, Carolyn Meyer has achieved notable success in both nonfiction and fiction. Being Beautiful: The Story of Cosmetics from Ancient Art to Modern Science, illustrated by Marika, Morrow (New York, NY), 1977. She has written numerous well-received books based on her encounters with Yup’ik Eskimos, members of Amish religious groups, rock-and-roll bands, and the peoples of South Africa, Northern Ireland, and Japan.

Carolyn Meyer Growing up, young Peggy White was interested in snakes and caterpillars and other .

At the age of nine, Cynthia Ann Parker was captured in an Indian raid and taken to live as a slave with the Comanche. Twenty-four years later, she is the wife of a chief and the mother of a young warrior destined to become the great chief Quanah Parker. Growing up, young Peggy White was interested in snakes and caterpillars and other unfeminine things. Carolyn Meyer's engrossing third novel in the award-winning Young Royals series tells Anne's fascinating story in her own voice-from her life as an awkward girl to the dramatic moments before her death.

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Meyer wrote her first book Miss Patch’s Learn to Sew Book in 1969, after her first marriage and births of three sons. She began writing young adult novels with South Africa: Growing Up in a Troubled Land in the 1980s. After divorcing her husband, Meyer moved to a writers’ colony in Taos, New Mexico in the mid-1970s. She began writing young adult novels with South Africa: Growing Up in a Troubled Land in the 1980s Personal life. She was married to . Tony" Mares, a poet, essayist, historian, and college professor, who passed away in January 2015.

Describes the life of Alaskan Eskimos and their dilemma in trying to reconcile the white man's ways with their ancient culture.
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