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My Side of the Mountain

By Jean Craighead George

Life in New York is not for Sam Gribley. The young boy chooses to run away and live in the Catskill Mountains, where an ancestor of his had a farm. 163 more words

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John Craighead Turns 100

One hundred years ago today on August 14, 1916, Carolyn Johnson Craighead was exceedingly surprised when she gave birth to two identical sons, not one as expected. 237 more words

Jean Craighead George

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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