My Side of the Mountain

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Puffin Books, May 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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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.

“An extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.”
—The Horn Book

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Horrible in the beginning & read the end for yourself people. yuck!

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This was a very fitting book for me to read now. Everybody dreams of running away to the woods, running away from all of their problems, running away from created obligations. It was refreshing that ... Read full review

Contents

Find Gribleys Farm
20
Meet One of My Own Kind and Have
35
Learn to Season My Food
50
Copyright

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