My Side of the Mountain (Paperback)
Puffin Books, 9780142401118, 177pp.
Publication Date: April 12, 2004
Terribly unhappy in his family's crowded New York City apartment, Sam Gribley runs away to the solitude-and danger-of the mountains, where he finds a side of himself he never knew.
About the Author
Jean Craighead George (1919-2012) was the author of more than 100 beloved books for young people, including the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves and the Newbery Honor-winning My Side of the Mountain. She was a lifetime naturalist and was beloved by generations of nature-loving children. Two of her children, Craig and Twig, helped complete her last novel.