my side of the mountain

My Side Of The Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Jean Craighead George

Every twelve-year-old boy wonders what it might be like to run away from home. In My Side of the Mountain, Sam Gribley takes this idea to its extreme, when he runs off on his family's New York farm and heads for the Adirondacks. He wants to live closer to nature and be free of the tiring routines of home and school. Sam's adventures in the woods are fun and informative as he struggles against wild animals, builds an earthen shelter called a "hoot" in a tree, develops survival skills, and encounters neighbor kids who teach him about country life.Young readers will enjoy this middle grades adventure tale set in rural America during the post-war era.

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A true classic, this book tells the story of a young girl's troubles and tribulations on her journey to find her way home. The characters are so vividly drawn that one can easily imagine them in the story.This book was a favorite of mine as a child, and I am so grateful to have it in my own library now. It is a charming and captivating story, and I love how the author entwines the struggles of the main character and her family with
This is a story of a family who moved to the mountains from the city. I really liked this book because it was very descriptive and it made me feel like I was there with the family.
The author's daughter's love of the outdoors and wild animals make this book a delight.My Side of the Mountain is a children's book written by Jean Craighead George.This book tells the story of a young boy named Sam living in New York City who decides to run away from home and live in the forest on the other side of the mountain.He builds an underground cabin that is airtight and toasts his sandwiches with pine needles that he gathers from
I needed to write a literature review about My Side Of The Mountain and The Binding Stone books. I read My Side Of The Mountain with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Jean Craighead George is a wonderful writer.