My Side Of The Mountain
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
Series: Mountain (#1)
Another from NPR's Backseat Book Club list. I was reading through What's that Book on reddit and someone posted about a book where a kid lives in the forest in a burned out tree. Another poster identified the book as My Side of the Mountain. That description made me want to finally read the book. ...
I really needed a win after starting (and giving up on) 3 separate books so when I picked up My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George I felt pretty confident considering it was a Newberry Honor winner. The introduction made me laugh because it was all about the author's experience running aw...
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...
A great coming-of-age tale
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...