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George, Jean Craighead 1919-2012

Overview
Works: 386 works in 1,627 publications in 17 languages and 129,237 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Fishing stories  Drama  Stories, plots, etc  Interviews  Folklore 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.G2933, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jean Craighead George
Publications by Jean Craighead George
Publications by Jean Craighead George, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jean Craighead George
Julie of the wolves by Jean Craighead George( Book )
228 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 8,033 libraries worldwide
While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack
My side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )
133 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 7,939 libraries worldwide
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
The wolves are back by Jean Craighead George( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 3,832 libraries worldwide
For over a century, wolves were persecuted in the United States and nearly became extinct. Gradually reintroduced, they are thriving again in the West, much to the benefit of the ecosystem
On the far side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,706 libraries worldwide
Sam's peaceful existence in his wilderness home is disrupted when his sister runs away and his pet falcon is confiscated by a conservation officer
Julie by Jean Craighead George( Book )
28 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,241 libraries worldwide
When Julie returns to her father's Eskimo village, she struggles to find a way to save her beloved wolves in a changing Arctic world and she falls in love with a young Siberian man
Julie's wolf pack by Jean Craighead George( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,756 libraries worldwide
Continues the story of Julie and her wolves in which Kapu must protect his pack from famine and disease while uniting it under his new leadership
Charlie's raven by Jean Craighead George( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,717 libraries worldwide
When Charlie's friend Singing Bird, a Teton Sioux, tells him that ravens have curing powers, Charlie steals a baby bird from its nest hoping it will cure his grandfather, and Granddad, a retired naturalist, encourages Charlie to record his observations of the bird and study the effect it has on humans
Frightful's mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,561 libraries worldwide
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
The cats of Roxville Station by Jean Craighead George( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,518 libraries worldwide
After she is thrown into a river by a cruel human, a young tiger-striped cat fights to survive amid feral cats and other creatures near Roxville train station, aided by Mike, a young foster boy who is not allowed to have a pet
The talking earth by Jean Craighead George( Book )
32 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 2,322 libraries worldwide
Billie Wind ventures out alone into the Florida Everglades to test the legends of her Seminole Indian ancestors and learns the importance of listening to the earth's vital messages
The first Thanksgiving by Jean Craighead George( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Korean and held by 2,301 libraries worldwide
Describes how the colonists aboard the Mayflower founded New Plymouth and celebrated their first harvest with a feast of thanksgiving
There's an owl in the shower by Jean Craighead George( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 2,133 libraries worldwide
Overview: Because protecting spotted owls has cost Borden's father his job as a logger in the old growth forest of northern California, Borden intends to kill any spotted owl he sees, until he and his father find themselves taking care of a young owlet
Pocket guide to the outdoors by Jean Craighead George( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,111 libraries worldwide
This guide to the outdoors provides advice and instructions on camping, building shelters, finding water, and cooking outdoors. Some activities may require adult supervision
Who really killed Cock Robin? An ecological mystery by Jean Craighead George( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and held by 1,915 libraries worldwide
Two ecology-conscious children try to trace the imbalances in the environment that might have caused the death of the town's best-known robin
How to talk to your dog by Jean Craighead George( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,784 libraries worldwide
Describes how dogs communicate with people through their behavior and sounds and explains how to talk back to them using sounds, behavior, and body language
Water sky by Jean Craighead George( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,765 libraries worldwide
A boy who goes to Barrow, Alaska, to live with friends of his father for awhile learns the importance of whaling to the Eskimo culture
One day in the tropical rain forest by Jean Craighead George( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
The future of the Rain Forest of the Macaw depends on a scientist and a young Indian boy as they search for a nameless butterfly during one day in the rain forest
The buffalo are back by Jean Craighead George( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,651 libraries worldwide
The buffalo, an American icon once nearly extinct, has made a comeback. This stirring picture book tells the dramatic story, following bison from the Plains Indians to the cowboys, Teddy Roosevelt to the Dust Bowl, and from the brink of extinction to the majestic herds that now roam our national parks
Julie of the wolves by Jean Craighead George( Sound Recording )
51 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 1,625 libraries worldwide
While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack
Hook a fish, catch a mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )
18 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,620 libraries worldwide
After catching a cutthroat, a vanishing species of fish in the Snake River, Spinner Shafter and her cousin Alligator do some ecological detecting to determine where the fish came from and how he had survived
 
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Alternative Names
Craighead George, Jean
Craighead George, Jean 1919-
Craighead George, Jean 1919-2012
Craighead, Jean Carolyn 1919-2012
George, Jean.
George, Jean 1919-
George, Jean Craighead
Zhūrzh, Zhīn Krījhīd 1919-2012
چورچ، چين كريجهيد
ジョージ, ジーン
ジョージ, ジーン・C
ジョージ, ジーン・クレイグヘッド
珍・喬琪 1919-2012
Languages
English (455)
German (84)
Spanish (39)
French (25)
Korean (12)
Chinese (9)
Dutch (9)
Catalan (8)
Danish (7)
Japanese (6)
Italian (6)
Norwegian (4)
Finnish (3)
Arabic (2)
Afrikaans (2)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
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