On the far side of the mountain

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Scholastic, Jan 1, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 170 pages
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Sam's peaceful existence in his wilderness home is disrupted when his sister runs away and his pet falcon is confiscated by a conservation officer.

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Back in the 1970's I saw a movie, "My Side of the Mountain", about a young man who leaves his home in the city to homestead in the Catskill Mountains. I subsequently read the book upon which the movie ... Read full review

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Excellent book to read to your children. Read full review


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Jean Craighead George is the author of over eighty books for children and young adults. Her novel "Julie of the Wolves" won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and her novel "My Side of the Mountain" was a Newbery Honor Book in 1960. She has continued to write acclaimed picture books and novels that celebrate the natural world. She lives in Chappaqua, New York, and has had over 173 pets in the time she has lived there, among them geese and ducks.

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