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George, Jean Craighead 1919-2012

Overview
Works: 497 works in 1,579 publications in 6 languages and 127,597 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Drama  Stories, plots, etc  Study guides  Folklore  Anecdotes 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: 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 )
105 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 7,571 libraries worldwide
In this Newbery Medal–winning book, a young Eskimo girl must join a pack of wolves to survive When her mother dies and her father heads to war, thirteen-year-old Miyax is sent away to be married to a boy she barely knows. Unhappy in her new life, she flees from her home in Alaska, intending to find her way to San Francisco, where her pen pal, Amy (who knows Miyax as “Julie”), lives. The Alaskan tundra is vast and white, and Miyax soon becomes lost. When she comes across a wolf pack, she decides to make her camp nearby, hoping to befriend the wild animals. As she lives among the wolves, speaking to them in their own language, Miyax sees that the old Eskimo ways will help her to survive—but is survival enough? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Jean Craighead George, including rare photos from the author’s personal collection
My side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )
99 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 7,392 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 )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3,789 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 )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,677 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 )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and German and held by 3,143 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
Charlie's raven by Jean Craighead George( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,749 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
Julie's wolf pack by Jean Craighead George( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 2,674 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
Frightful's mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,533 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 )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,493 libraries worldwide
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, an eleven-year-old foster boy who is not allowed to have a pet
The talking earth by Jean Craighead George( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,289 libraries worldwide
Billie Wind ventures out alone into the Florida Everglades to test the legends of her Indian ancestors and learns the importance of listening to the earth's vital messages. A Seminole girl is forced to spends three months and survive alone in the Everglades. "Billie Wind lives with her Seminole tribe. She follows their customs, but the dangers of pollution and nuclear war she's learned about in school seem much more real to her. How can she believe the Seminole legends about talking animals and earth spirits? She wants answers, not legends. "You are a doubter, "say the men of the Seminole Council and so Billie goes out into the Everglades alone, to stay until she can believe. In the wilderness, she discovers that she must listen to the land and animals in order to survive. With an otter, a panther cub, and a turtle as companions and guides, she begins to understand that the world of her people can give her the answers she seeks
The first Thanksgiving by Jean Craighead George( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 2,275 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 1997 in English and held by 2,125 libraries worldwide
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 2,092 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 )
13 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and held by 1,963 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
Water sky by Jean Craighead George( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,820 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
How to talk to your dog by Jean Craighead George( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,795 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
One day in the tropical rain forest by Jean Craighead George( Book )
12 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 1,689 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
Julie of the wolves by Jean Craighead George( Sound Recording )
48 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 1,667 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
The buffalo are back by Jean Craighead George( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,607 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
Goose and Duck by Jean Craighead George( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
A young boy becomes the "mother" to a goose, who becomes "mother" to a duck, as they learn about the rhythms of nature together
 
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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 (416)
Spanish (24)
German (6)
Danish (2)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
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