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George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012
On the far side of the mountain / written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George
New York : Penguin Group, 1991, c1990
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPN .Geor4 O6 1991    IN PROCESS
Gift from Denyse Burkhart Loisel, 2013
Subject(s) Wilderness survival -- Juvenile fiction
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction
Falcons -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 170 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Note First published in the U.S.A. by Dutton Children's Books, 1990
"A Puffin book."
Contents Storm breaks -- Population shrinks -- I start over -- Trade comes my way -- I go backwards in order to go forwards -- I am in for a surprise -- I am sent East by Northeast -- Zella makes sense -- I learn to think like a pig -- Bando finds some old Adirondack furniture -- I become royalty -- I get news of Alice -- Dawn breaks over me -- I am on the track -- Bird talks to me
Summary Two years ago, Sam ran away from New York City to live in the Catskill Mountains. Now his younger sister Alice has joined him and is quietly living in a tree house of her own nearby. Their peaceful life is shattered when a conservation officer confiscates Sam's falcon, Frightful, and Alice suddenly vanishes. Sam leaves his home to search for Alice, hoping to find Frightful, too. But the trail to the far side of the mountain may lead Sam into great danger
NOTE Gift from Denyse Burkhart Loisel, 2013
Alternate Author Library donation, 2013

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