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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User Review  - kittyjay - LibraryThing

This was one of my favorite books as a kid; I would read it incessantly, poring over the lovely illustrations and repeating the words by heart. It was every kid's fantasy of running away to live alone ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

The sequels aren't as good, in my opinion. I agree with others that this is a true timeless classic. I love this new cover (mostly a turquoise sky, silhouette of boy and hawk). Read full review


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