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My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George


Illustrated by Jean Craighead George

My Side of the Mountain is the first of a trilogy, written over a 40 year period, that includes On the Far Side of the Mountain and Frightful’s Mountain. 505 more words


Everglades and Art Competitions

Art competitions are a controversial subject among teachers. Do you risk getting a student’s hopes up? Who’s judging these things anyway? And isn’t is about the process not the product? 191 more words

Art Teacher

Artwork on Craighead House Kitchen Walls

This week I started a task that I’ve put off for a good while: cataloging the artwork drawn or painted directly on the plaster walls of the Craighead House kitchen. 373 more words

Craighead House

Irma Black and Cook Prize Finalists Recognized

by Rachel Reda

On May 14th, Bank Street hosted an event to honor the finalists of the 42nd annual Irma Black Award and those of the 4th annual Cook Prize. 784 more words

Author-illustrator Events

Review: My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ½ ☆
Date Read: April 17 to 21, 2015
Read Count: 2
Recommended by: found during a bout of spring cleaning… 910 more words

Book Reviews



by Jean Craighead George

Julie’s decision to return home to her people is not an easy one. But after many months in the wilderness, living in harmony with the wolves that saved her life, she knows the time has come.

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Young Adult

Odds and Ends

Just a post of odds and ends today to start off the new year.

* My Coworker K in adult services was inventorying a book of Jewish traditional music, and called me in to help her pronounce some of the words. 1,135 more words