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Jean Craighead George, author of more than 80 children's books, including the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves, created another prizewinner with My Side of the Mountain--a Newbery Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and a Hans Christian Andersen Award Honor Book. Astonishingly, she wrote its sequel, On the Far Side of the Mountain, 30 years later, and a decade after that penned the final book in the trilogy, Frightful's Mountain, told from the falcon's point of view. George has no doubt shaped generations of young readers with her outdoor adventures of the mind and spirit. (Ages 9 to 12) --Emilie Coulter --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I'd never really "read" a book before like this, kid's say "Chapter book" now.
The book, My Side of the Mountain, is a very good book about a boy named Sam Grebley running away from home to survive in the Catskill Mountains.
Even adults will enjoy reading this book themselves or reading them aloud to their children.
This book does a really good job of portraying what living off the land would probably be like. I know it came out a while ago, but I just read it recently and I was impressed with... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Celeste Lewis
havent thought about this since i was young...one of my favorite books ever cant wait to read it again...great for all ages..Published 23 days ago by dave