The Journey Inward

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Dutton, 1982 - Literary Criticism - 244 pages
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The author of books for children describes her life, experiences as a single parent, and love for the natural world

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This was a fantastic book...introspective and insightful about the careful attention to birds and how they related to this woman's life Read full review

Contents

A Tent in the Wilderness
1
Natures Uneven Hand
10
A Song Sparrow Named Charlie
17
Copyright

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About the author (1982)

Jean Craighead George was born on July 2, 1919 in Washington, D.C. She received degrees in English and science from Pennsylvania State University. She began her career as a reporter for the International News Service. In the 1940s she was a member of the White House press corps for The Washington Post. During her lifetime, she wrote over 100 novels including My Side of the Mountain, which was a 1960 Newbery Honor Book, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Julie of the Wolves, which won the Newbery Medal, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack. She also wrote two guides to cooking with wild foods and an autobiography entitled Journey Inward. In 1991, she became the first winner of the School Library Media Section of the New York Library Association's Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature. She died on May 15, 2012 at the age of 92.

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