My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain


  • Release: 2001-05-21
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 192 page
  • ISBN: 9780593115008
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"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."—The New York Times Book Review 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

My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain


  • Release: 2012
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  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 177 page
  • ISBN: 1484497864
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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. Newbery Honor 1960.

My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain


  • Release: 2001-05-21
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 192 page
  • ISBN: 9780593115008
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"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."—The New York Times Book Review 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

My Side of the Mountain Trilogy

My Side of the Mountain Trilogy


  • Release: 2000
  • Publisher: Dutton Childrens Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 602 page
  • ISBN: 0525462694
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Young Sam Gribley spends a winter alone in the Catskills, his sister runs away from home, and his pet falcon, Frightful, is confiscated by a conservation officer.

On the Far Side of the Mountain

On the Far Side of the Mountain


  • Release: 2001-05-21
  • Publisher: Turtleback
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, page
  • ISBN: 0613359941
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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.

A Guide for Using My Side of the Mountain in the Classroom

A Guide for Using My Side of the Mountain in the Classroom


  • Release: 2001
  • Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 48 page
  • ISBN: 9780743930611
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Scholastic Book Guides...Time Saving Tools for Reading Success! Teaching with trade books is effective and manageable with Scholastic Book Guides-each guide has everything teachers need to build important skills for successful instruction in reading. Guides include: Book summary and author information to build background and prior knowledge Vocabulary-builders to help your students learn important word meanings for better comprehension Discussion questions to deepen understanding, and build and check comprehension Reproducible graphic organizers and writing activities to extend the meaning of the text Effective management ideas for whole class, small group, and independent instruction. For use with Grades 6-9.

My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain


  • Release: 1988
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 177 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39076001173777
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In his diary, Sam Gribley tells of a year spent living alone in a tree house in the Catskill Mountains learning about plant and animal life during the changing seasons.

My Side of the Mountain Lit Link Gr  7 8

My Side of the Mountain Lit Link Gr 7 8


  • Release: 1998
  • Publisher: On the Mark Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, page
  • ISBN: 1770729038
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Written in the form of a diary, this story relates the days of Sam Gribley a young boy who runs away to the wilderness to live as one with nature in the Catskill Mountains. Novel by Jean Craighead George. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.