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My Side of the Mountain (Paperback) (Jean Craighead George)

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"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."The New York Times Book ReviewSam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woodsall by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.

An extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.”The Horn Book

A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his realization that he needs human companionship.
Number of Pages: 177
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Runaways, Nature + the Natural World / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Teen
Author: Jean Craighead George
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2001
TCIN: 12928181
UPC: 9780141312422
Item Number (DPCI): 248-53-5298
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