Synopses & Reviews
The adventures of teenager Sam Gribley, living alone in the vast wilderness of the Catskill Mountains with his falcon, Faithful, have thrilled and inspired readers since 1959. A Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Children's Book.
In this enthralling story, a boy builds a treehouse in the mountains and learns to live entirely by his wits. "(Emphasizes) the rewards of courage and determination".--T
About the Author
Jean Craighead George (1919-2012) was the author of more than a hundred beloved books for young people, including the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the Newbery Honor-winning My Side of the Mountain. She was a lifetime naturalist, and was beloved by generations of nature-loving children. Two of her children, Craig and Twig, helped complete her last novel.