My Side of the Mountain

Written by Jean Craighead George

The story of Sam Gribley, a 13-year-old boy who runs away from his crowded New York City apartment to his abandoned great grandfather’s farm in the Catskill Mountains. Along with his pet peregrine falcon he learns survival skills and makes friends with other animals, including a weasel named The Baron. Sam’s big adventure is surviving a snowstorm.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
192
Publisher
E.P. Dutton
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9780142401118
Lexile 810
Themes