My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain

Jean Craighead George - Author

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ISBN 9780525463467 | 192 pages | 01 Sep 1999 | Dutton Children's | 5.62 x 8.18in | 8 - 12 years
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  • Newbery Honor
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"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."The New York Times Book Review

Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods—all 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

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