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My Side of the Mountain

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $0.50

Publisher: Scholastic:

Seller ID: 9780590981811

ISBN: 0590981811

Condition: GOOD


Ten-year-old Willy needs to win the big dogsled race in order to pay the back taxes on his grandfather's farm, but that means beating the huge Indian mountain man, Stone Fox. The fast-paced narrative will enthrall young readers. View more info

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Julie of the Wolves (HarperClassics)

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780064400589

ISBN: 0064400581

Condition: GOOD


Lost on the TundraTo her small Eskimo village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When the village is no longer safe for her, Miyax runs away. But she soon finds herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness, without food, without even a compass to guide her.Slowly she is accepted by a pack of Arctic wolves, Mid she grows to love them as though they were family. With their help, and drawing on her father's teachings, Miyax struggles day by clay to survive. But the time comes when she must leave the wilderness and choose between the old ways an(] the new. Whi... View more info

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Water Sky

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: HarperTeen:

Seller ID: 9780064402026

ISBN: 0064402029

Condition: GOOD


"Nukik Lincoln gasped, his skin tingling. Could this be happening Had he just seen a whale with a white tail? Was it now going to give itself to him, as Vincent had said?Lincoln still could not believe it. He had had only one thing in mind when he made the long trip from Massachusetts to Barrow, Alaska, and that was to find his Uncle Jack. He thought Vincent Ologak, an Eskimo whaling captain, could tell him where to find him, for Vincent was the man Uncle Jack had planned to see when he went to Alaska to help save the bowhead whale from extinction.But Vincent Ologak cannot or will n... View more info

"My Side of the Mountain, On the Far Side of the Mountain, Frightful's Mountain (3 books)"

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: 1990s

Seller ID: 12KS02

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Slight curl and light shelfwear. All 3 books of the series beginning with Sam Gridley's leaving New York to lead a simpler life in the Catskill Mountain Wilderness, using his ingenuity and the resources of the land for his survival, with his falcon, Frightful." View more info

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Arctic Son

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion:

Seller ID: 9780786803156

ISBN: 0786803150

Condition: very good


In the Arctic, the Eskimo people welcome all children. If a baby is not Eskimo, it makes no difference to these loving people, who give the baby an Eskimo name. When Luke is born, he is given the Eskimo name Kupaaq.Eskimo life has adjusted to the long summer day and the long winter night, the severe cold, and the arrival and departure of wildlife. Kupaaq's life is, in many ways, very different from the life of the average child in the lower forty-eight states, but in many ways his is also a universal experience shared by all children.Jean Craighead George and Wendell Minor flew to Barrow... View more info

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The Talking Earth

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780064402125

ISBN: 0064402126

Condition: GOOD


"Billie Wind lives with her Seminole tribe. She follows their customs, but the dangers of pollution and nuclear war she's learned about in school seem much more real to her. How can she believe the Seminole legends about talking animals and earth spirits? She wants answers, not legends."You are a doubter,"say the men of the Seminole Council and so Billie goes out into the Everglades alone, to stay until she can believe. In the wilderness, she discovers that she must listen to the land and animals in order to survive. With an otter, a panther cub, and a turtle as companions and guides, she b... View more info

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The Summer of the Falcon (Harper Trophy Books)

By: "George, Jean Craighead"

Price: $2.45

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780064400954

ISBN: 0064400956

Condition: GOOD


A sensitive young girl grows into womanhood as she trains a falcon during three summers in the country. 'The interrelatedness of nature is a thread that binds the book together and gives it depth. This is one of the best portraits of female adolescence in our literature.' --SLJ. View more info