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My Side of the Mountain

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 74,637 Ratings and 4,993 Reviews

Book Description
Every kid thinks about running away at one point or another; few get farther than the end of the block. Young Sam Gribley gets to the end of the block and keeps going--all the way to the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York. There he sets up house in a huge hollowed-out tree, with a falcon and a weasel for companions and his wits as his tool for survival. In a spellbinding, touching, funny accou... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (41 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages192
Publication Date02/02/2000
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About Jean Craighead George (Author) : Jean Craighead George is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Jean Craighead George include Julie's Wolf Pack (Una... more
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12/13/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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7/20/2011 C.K. Volnek tagged as: I recommend

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7/18/2011 J.Aday Kennedy said:
George fulfills the fantasy of running away from home in her award winning novel. Sam Gribley leaves home in New York City and ventures into the Catskill Mountains. He hollows out a tree befriends a falcon, weasel, and raccoon and makes a home in the wilderness. Boys and girls can live out their f... more

tags: adventure, survival skills, survival, wilderness, young adult, newbury honor, my side of the mountain, falcon, easy read, highly recommended, friendship, children's fiction, children, catskill mountains, boys, boy, award winner, animals

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9/21/2009 Victor Garrison said: An inspiration to me as a child which I passed on to my 10 year old son last year. This book fired his imagination more than any computer game he plays.
tags: I read, I recommend, Inspired me

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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