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    Description"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."--"The New York Times Book Review" Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods--all by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever. "An extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year." --"The Horn Book"


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    Title
    My Side of the Mountain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jean Craighead George
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 141 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141312422
    ISBN 10: 0141312424
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC subject category V2: YFA
    BIC E4L: CLA
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC V2.8: JUV001000
    BIC subject category V2: YFC
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22500
    BIC subject category V2: YXZG
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T General Subject: 217
    B&T Book Type: JF
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: APPR/AWARD
    Ingram Subject Code: CJ
    Libri: I-CJ
    Ingram Theme: DEMO/RURAL, THEO/SECULR
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV007000
    ECPA Christian Book Category: YCKCHDCBC
    BISAC V2.8: JUV039130
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV029000
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.2.2.0.0
    LC classification: PZ7.G2933 MY 2012
    Thema V1.0: YFA, YFB, YFC
    Edition statement
    Reissue.
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin USA
    Publication date
    18 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    ""I write for children. Children are still in love with the wonders of nature, and I am too. So I tell them stories about a boy and a falcon, a girl and an elegant wolf pack, about owls, weasels, foxes, prairie dogs, the alpine tundra, the tropical rain forest. And when the telling is done, I hope they will want to protect all the beautiful creatures and places.""Jean Craighead George (1919-2012) was the author of more than 100 beloved books for young people, including the Newbery Award-winning "Julie of the Wolves," the Newbery Honor-winning"My Side of the Mountain," " On the Far Side of the Mountain," and "Frightful's Mountain" . She was a lifetime naturalist and a household name. Her website can be found at www.jeancraigheadgeorge.com.