My side of the mountain

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Dutton, Jan 1, 1959 - Juvenile Fiction - 178 pages
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A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship.

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Some good one-liners and nice ending, though. - Goodreads
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I loved this book as a kid and I still re-read it and love it every time. Sam lives the dream, running away and surviving in the wilds of upstate NY for months. I love the details of the things he makes and his observations of animals natural behavior. A true classic. Read full review

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