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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, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.

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"[T]his award-winning book has much to appeal to young readers searching for literary adventures." Children's Literature

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"An extraordinary book...it will be read year after year." The Horn Book

Product Details

ISBN:
9780590981811
Author:
George, Jean Craighe
Publisher:
Scholastic
Location:
New York
Subject:
Self-reliance
Subject:
Wilderness survival
Subject:
Mountain life
Subject:
Juvenile
Series Volume:
537
Publication Date:
c1988
Binding:
BOOK CLUB PAPERBACK
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
xii, 177 p.

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