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Two years ago, Sam ran away from New York City to live in the Catskill Mountains. Now his younger sister Alice has joined him and is quietly living in a tree house of her own nearby. Their peaceful life is shattered when a conservation officer confiscates Sam’s falcon, Frightful, and Alice suddenly vanishes. Sam leaves his home to search for Alice, hoping to find Frightful, too. But the trail to the far side of the mountain may lead Sam into great danger.
“Surpasses the original in style and substance . . . This story [is] a jewel.”—Booklist
“George has outdone herself here.”—Kirkus Reviews
Sam's peaceful existence in his wilderness home is disrupted when his sister runs away and his pet falcon is confiscated by a conservation officer
Number of Pages: 170
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Birds, Action + Adventure / Survival Stories, Family / Siblings
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Jean Craighead George
Street Date: May 1, 2001
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-8091
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