Publisher description for My side of the mountain / written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George.


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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




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Survival -- Fiction.
Self-reliance -- Fiction.
Mountain life -- Fiction.