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read My Side of the Mountain epub ´ Paperback ñ moneyexpresscard Þ Every kid thinks about running away at one point or another; few get farther than the end of the block Young Sam Gribley gets to the end of the block and keeps going all the way to the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York There he sets uP a little in the process Blizzards hunters loneliness and fear all battle to drive Sam back to city life But his desire for freedom independence and adventure is stronger No reader will be immune to the compulsion to go right out and start whittling fishhooks and befriending raccoons Jean Craighead George author of than 80 children's books including the Newbery Medal winning Julie of the Wolves created another prizewinner with My Side I saw the movie as a kid in school but I never read this book I remember liking this story of the movie Reading this as an adult is a bit of a weird experience I know Jean wanted to make it possible for Sam to be able to live in the woods for a year but let's face it what parent or parents are going to let their kid run away and not try and find them It's 4 months before the father comes looking to make sure he at least wouldn't freeze to death and have food The mother doesn't do anything call the police freak out nothing It is not really a very natural experience I can see the story from a kids perspective as exciting and great but the parents should have hunted him down way soon to know that he even could live off the land without starving Another thing for a 12 or 13 year old boy he really knows how to cook on a professional level He is using advanced techniues and he knows all the wild edibles which I could see he learns that How did he learn all these plants in NYC? Simply from a book?During the preface we learn this is Jean's wish fulfillment story from her childhood of actually running away It's too bad she couldn't have made the character a girl back in the 50s but I think she was afraid girls wouldn't want to read that or boys eitherI could set all these thought down and I really was engrossed in this little story of surviving in the woods on your wits It was lovely and I loved frightful and Baron It was a charming story but how she got there and some other pieces of the story didn't work I can still really enjoy this There are amazing tips for surviving in the wilderness and I hope I remember them You can eat cattails if you cook them and if you catch a tiny fish you can use the intestines to catch bigger fish Those are my big lessons that stand outI'm glad I have now read the book and I want to read the other 2 books in the series

My Side of the MountainP a little in the process Blizzards hunters loneliness and fear all battle to drive Sam back to city life But his desire for freedom independence and adventure is stronger No reader will be immune to the compulsion to go right out and start whittling fishhooks and befriending raccoons Jean Craighead George author of than 80 children's books including the Newbery Medal winning Julie of the Wolves created another prizewinner with My Side I saw the movie as a kid in school but I never read this book I remember liking this story of the movie Reading this as an adult is a bit of a weird experience I know Jean wanted to make it possible for Sam to be able to live in the woods for a year but let's face it what parent or parents are going to let their kid run away and not try and find them It's 4 months before the father comes looking to make sure he at least wouldn't freeze to death and have food The mother doesn't do anything call the police freak out nothing It is not really a very natural experience I can see the story from a kids perspective as exciting and great but the parents should have hunted him down way soon to know that he even could live off the land without starving Another thing for a 12 or 13 year old boy he really knows how to cook on a professional level He is using advanced techniues and he knows all the wild edibles which I could see he learns that How did he learn all these plants in NYC? Simply from a book?During the preface we learn this is Jean's wish fulfillment story from her childhood of actually running away It's too bad she couldn't have made the character a girl back in the 50s but I think she was afraid girls wouldn't want to read that or boys eitherI could set all these thought down and I really was engrossed in this little story of surviving in the woods on your wits It was lovely and I loved frightful and Baron It was a charming story but how she got there and some other pieces of the story didn't work I can still really enjoy this There are amazing tips for surviving in the wilderness and I hope I remember them You can eat cattails if you cook them and if you catch a tiny fish you can use the intestines to catch bigger fish Those are my big lessons that stand outI'm glad I have now read the book and I want to read the other 2 books in the series

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My Side of the Mountain ☆ Every kid thinks about running away at one point or another; few get farther than the end of the block Young Sam Gribley gets to the end of the block and keeps going all the way to the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York There he sets up house in a huge hollowed out tree with a falcon and a weasel for companions and his wits as his tool for survival In a spellbinding touching funny account Sam learns to live off the land and grows u on the other side of the hatchetisland of the blue dolphins spectrum is this book it's not about the necessity of living in the wilderness but of a baby walden choosing to live in the woods with the pompous philosophy stripped away it's exciting to learn about the ways people can compensate for the privations this kind of living imposes but knowing he can say go to the library any time he wants to kind of undermines any tension this book could have it's a fun read and has several useful facts and things to remember like proper ventilation when you are living in a tree trunk and i can see how little boys would totally dig it but what's with that ending?? i just say no to thatcome to my blog pdf × My Side of the Mountain ¿ Jean Craighead George

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Jean Craighead George ¿ My Side of the Mountain epub Of the Mountain a Newbery Honor Book an ALA Notable Book and a Hans Christian Andersen Award Honor Book Astonishingly she wrote its seuel On the Far Side of the Mountain 30 years later and a decade after that penned the final book in the trilogy Frightful's Mountain told from the falcon's point of view George has no doubt shaped generations of young readers with her outdoor adventures of the mind and spirit Ages 9 to 12 Emilie Coulter i really enjoyed this book this young boy goes out on his own and uses his skill to survive what i really liked is the fact that he WANTED to where as most books he would have been lost or forgotten and if you liked thisyou should read hatchet