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My Side of the Mountain - Jean Craighead George
My Side of the Mountain
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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,... show more
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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141312422 (0141312424)
ASIN: 141312424
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Series: Mountain (#1)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 My Side of the Mountain / Jean Craighead George
Terribly unhappy in his family's crowded New York City apartment, Sam Gribley runs away to the solitude and danger of the mountains, where he finds a side of himself he never knew. ***Wanda’s Summer Carnival of Children’s Literature***This was one on my favourite novels as a youngster and it was a...
Adventures Thru Wonderland
Adventures Thru Wonderland rated it
3.0 My Side of the Mountain
A great coming-of-age tale
Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it
2.0
I don't understand why this book received so many awards. I thought it was so completely unrealistic.The book is about a boy who runs away from home and decides to live in the woods on his own. Now I have read and enjoyed books of people living in the wilderness. Hatchet by Gary Paulson was one of t...
eli's books
eli's books rated it
2.0 My Side of the Mountain
I found the book to be too unbelievable. I think I missed out having not read it as a younger reader. I probably would have liked it more, but at this point in my life I can't believe a young boy of 10 would be about to handle all of these challenges so easily.
mkunruh
mkunruh rated it
4.0 My Side of the Mountain
I thought this a rather odd book, but in the end we all rather enjoyed it.
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