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Read online The Year of Miss Agnes (Aladdin Historical Fiction).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Year of Miss Agnes (Aladdin Historical Fiction) For use in schools and libraries only Ten year old Fred short for Frederika narrates the story of school and village life among the Athapascans in Alaska during when Miss Agnes arrived as the new teache by Kirkpatrick Hill

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The Year of Miss Agnes (Aladdin Historical Fiction)
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Ever since five year old Bo can remember she and her papas have lived in the little Alaskan mining town of Ballard Creek Now the family must move upriver to Iditarod Creek for work at a new mine and Bo is losing the only home she s ever known Initially homesick she soon realizes that there is warmth and friendship to be found everywhere and what s more her new town may hold an unexpected addition to her already unconventional family, Nearly years ago when Alaska belonged to Russia and was called Russian America Erinia Pavaloff lived at the Nulato odinochka on the banks of the Yukon River Owned by the Russian American Company an odinochka was a trading post where native people traded their furs for precious Russian supplies Erinia is always busy learning to make fur clothing emptying buckets of snow into water barrels helping Mamma gathering spruce boughs to make fish traps and grinding paint for a new canoe It seems that Erinia works all the time So she can hardly wait for visitors the company men who bring stock for trading or the Indians who come to fish or sell furs When visitors come Erinia and the others are delighted to listen to old stories and music and everyone dances at the odinochka br br Life has a good sameness that Erinia counts on until the day when American Western Union Telegraph men arrive Sent up north to build a telegraph line the men bring news of the outside world new inventions and customs unfamiliar to Erinia s people Everyone at the odinochka listens to the Americans stories learns their funny songs and dances the waltz that the telegraph men teach them br br But as suddenly as they ve come the telegraph men leave their telegraph line abandoned and Erinia is bereft Word comes that the United States has purchased Russian America from Russia Erinia and her people have become American Alaskans Their lives will never be the same as they struggle to find their place in this American world that doesn t care about the old ways Will there ever again be dancing at their odinochka br br Inspired by a five page memoir written in by the real Erinia Pavaloff a relative of the author s stepfather Dancing at the Odinochka is a stunning story of family culture and hope that will leave no reader untouched, Twelve year old Minuk is intrigued by the Hoffs the American missionary family that has moved into her village Although she has seen white men before Minuk has never seen a white woman or a white child It soon becomes clear that although the Hoffs can speak the Yup ik language they don t understand Yup ik ways When Mr Hoff begins interfering with village ceremonies even Minuk wonders why the missionary is so sure i his i ways are better than Yup ik ways, They ve never faced danger before Now they re alone and they have no choice br Every summer Toughboy and his younger sister stay at their isolated family fish camp on the Yukon River There away from their Alaskan village they help their parents catch and smoke salmon But that was before their mother died and everything changed This year their father brings them back to the camp but before he can set things up he vanishes No one knows that Toughboy and Sister have been left alone in the wilderness to fend for themselves Days and then weeks pass Their food runs out and their radio stops working What are they going to do now br This quiet simply told story speaks in a distinctive voice about stoic courage dignity and survival i The Horn Review br i br Sure to satisfy survival story fans i Kirkus Reviews i