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My side of the mountain

Author: Jean Craighead George
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1988.
Series: Mountain, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
George, Jean Craighead, 1919-
My side of the mountain.
New York : Dutton, ©1988
(OCoLC)735102999
Named Person: Catskill Mountains
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Craighead George
ISBN: 0525443924 9780525443926 0525443959 9780525443957 9780525463467 0525463461 0141312424 9780141312422 0590981811 9780590981811
OCLC Number: 16871840
Notes: Originally was published in 1959.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1960.
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: xii, 177 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Author's preface --
I hole up in a snowstorm --
I get started on this venture --
I find Gribley's farm --
I find many useful plants --
This old, old tree --
I meet one of my own kind and have a terrible time getting away --
The king's provider --
What I did about the man who was after me --
I learn to season my food --
How a door came to me --
Frightful learns her ABC's --
I find a real live man --
The autumn provides food and loneliness --
We all learn about Halloween --
I find out what to do with hunters --
Trouble begins --
I pile up wood and go on with winter --
I learn about birds and people --
I have a good look at winter and find spring in the snow --
The spring in the winter and the beginning of my story's end --
I cooperate with the ending --
The city comes to me.
Series Title: Mountain, 1.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George.

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A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship.

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