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Be you writer or reader, it is very pleasant to run away in a book.

Jean Craighead George

Jean Craighead George (born July 2, 1919) loved nature so much that she brought 173 wild animals into her home over the years—everything from tarantulas to mink to owls.

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Are We Devoted to Christ?

“Be you writer or reader, it is very pleasant to run away in a book.” ― Jean Craighead George, My Side of the Mountain
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Jean Craighead George is a Hall of Famer

The New York State Writers Hall of Fame enshrined eight new members on June 7. Among those inducted was Jean Craighead George ’41, who passed away in 2012 at 92. 59 more words

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"My Side of the Mountain" is Great, if You Like That Sort of Thing

A lot of people LOVE survivalist stuff. Careful descriptions of how someone managed to live on their own, how they ate, how they made a house, etc. 256 more words

ForeWord Reviews Now On-Line

The Summer 2016 edition of ForeWord Reviews is on-line as of midnight. The Spotlight section on Climate Change, in which my book is featured, hasn’t been uploaded as yet although it is in the print version. 18 more words

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First Review for New Book

The first review of my new book, which is to be released in late June, arrived in today’s mail. It received a prominent position on a Spotlight page but the last sentence and a half of the review were cut off. 327 more words

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Some of my favorite characters are trees. With Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 29) coming up, I’m thinking of arboreal authors and their tales of trees and people who live in them, from Tarzan to the Swiss Family Robinson. 800 more words

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