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Frightful's mountain

Author: Jean Craighead George
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As she grows through the first years of her life in the Catskill Mountains of New York, a peregrine falcon called Frightful interacts with various humans, including the boy who raised her, a falconer who rescues her, and several unscrupulous poachers, as well as with many animals that are part of the area's ecological balance.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Craighead George
ISBN: 0525461663 9780525461661
OCLC Number: 41445775
Target Audience: Middle School
Description: xii, 258 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Frightful Takes Off --
Frightful Goes to Falcon School --
The Eyases Get on Wing --
The Wilderness Tests the Eyases --
Frightful Peregrinates --
Frightful Finds the Enemy --
Disaster Leads to Survival --
Hunger Is Frightful's Teacher --
Frightful Finds Sam --
There Are Eggs and Trouble --
The Kids Are Heard --
There Are Three --
Sam Takes Charge --
Sam Battles Bird Instincts --
A Pal Finds a Pal --
Frightful and Oksi Run the Show --
Frightful Feels the Call to the Sky --
The Earth Calls Frightful --
Destiny Is on Wing.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George ; with a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
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As she grows through the first years of her life in the Catskill Mountains of New York, a peregrine falcon called Frightful interacts with various humans, including the boy who raised her, a falconer who rescues her, and several unscrupulous poachers, as well as with many animals that are part of the area's ecological balance.

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