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My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics)

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ISBN-10: 0142401110

ISBN-13: 9780142401118

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jean Craighead George

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Terribly unhappy in his familys crowded New York City apartment, Sam Gribley runs away to the solitudeand dangerof the mountains, where he finds a side of himself he never knew.
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Book details

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 4/12/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Jean Craighead George was born on July 2, 1919 in Washington, D.C. She received degrees in English and science from Pennsylvania State University. She began her career as a reporter for the International News Service. In the 1940s she was a member of the White House press corps for The Washington Post. During her lifetime, she wrote over 100 novels including My Side of the Mountain, which was a 1960 Newbery Honor Book, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, which won the Newbery Medal, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack. She also wrote two guides to cooking with wild foods and an autobiography entitled Journey Inward. In 1991, she became the first winner of the School Library Media…    

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
The 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 First 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