Dimensions: 640 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 2 in
Published: October 23, 2000
Publisher: Penguin Young Reader Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0525462694
ISBN - 13: 9780525462699
From the Publisher
For more than 40 years, generations of readers have enjoyed this coming-of-age story of a boy and his falcon. Now, "My Side of the Mountain", and the two books that followed", On the Far Side of the Mountain" and "Frightful's Mountain", are available in one deluxe volume. Illustrations.
About the Author
Jean Craighead George was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in a family of naturalists. She attended Pennsylvania State University, graduating with degrees in English and science. In the 1940s she was a member of the White House press corps and a reporter for The Washington Post. George has written over 60 books among them My Side of the Mountain, a 1960 Newbery Honor Book, and its 1990 sequel On the Far Side of the Mountain. Julie of the Wolves was also a Newberry Medal winner. In 1991, Ms. George became the first winner of the School Library Media Section of the New York Library Association's Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature, which was presented to her for the "consistent superior quality" of her work.