My Side Of The Mountain

by Jean Craighead George

Thorndike Press | April 13, 2005 | Trade Paperback |

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Sam Gribley''s great-grandfather owned land somewhere in the Catskill Mountains. Although no one had lived there for several generations, it was still in the Gribley family. Tired of living in the hustle and bustle of New York City, teenage Sam runs away to the Catskills in search of that land.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 198 Pages, 5.12 × 8.27 × 0.79 in

Published: April 13, 2005

Publisher: Thorndike Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0786273593

ISBN - 13: 9780786273591

Found in: Mystery and Suspense
Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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My Side Of The Mountain

My Side Of The Mountain

by Jean Craighead George

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 198 Pages, 5.12 × 8.27 × 0.79 in

Published: April 13, 2005

Publisher: Thorndike Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0786273593

ISBN - 13: 9780786273591

About the Book

Sam Gribley's great-grandfather owned land somewhere in the Catskill Mountains. Although no one had lived there for several generations, it was still in the Gribley family. Tired of living in the hustle and bustle of New York City, teenage Sam runs away to the Catskills in search of that land.

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Sam Gribley''s great-grandfather owned land somewhere in the Catskill Mountains. Although no one had lived there for several generations, it was still in the Gribley family. Tired of living in the hustle and bustle of New York City, teenage Sam runs away to the Catskills in search of that land.

About the Author

Jean Craighead George was born on July 2, 1919 in Washington, D.C. She received degrees in English and science from Pennsylvania State University. She began her career as a reporter for the International News Service. In the 1940s she was a member of the White House press corps for The Washington Post. During her lifetime, she wrote over 100 novels including My Side of the Mountain, which was a 1960 Newbery Honor Book, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, which won the Newbery Medal, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack. She also wrote two guides to cooking with wild foods and an autobiography entitled Journey Inward. In 1991, she became the first winner of the School Library Media Section of the New York Library Association's Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature. She died on May 15, 2012 at the age of 92.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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