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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.
A classic. One of my favorite books from my childhood.
Be careful, it might give kids ideas. It did to me while reading this as a child ("sure, how hard could this... Read more
I loved this book as a child. It made me want to run away and live in the woods. I'm nearly 50, and yes it still does. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Samantha Drennan
Good book. Read it in sixth grade. Bought it cuz it brought up memories. It's a decent read.Published 25 days ago by EaSpawn
I love this book. I first read it when I was 8, living in Connecticut, with family friends who lived in downstate New York, where the Catskills begin. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mother of 9
I don't like reading fiction, and this was not stated when I bought it.Published 1 month ago by Robert L. Stewart
What a great book! It captures the imagination of boys and girls and fills them with the wanderlust of their own backyard. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John