My Side Of The Mountain by Jean Craighead George

December 12th, 2014 by

My Side of the Mountain_Jean Craighead GeorgeSubmitted by Brian, Age 10 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★★★★

Do you want live in the wilderness and test your survival?This book is about a kid decides to go off and live in the mountains with a tree for a house.The kid lives near a library to get books on plants that are edible and deadly .Also he makes traps for deer and he caught a baby falcon and raised it up to be his pet and is hunting buddy. Will the kid survive?

My Side Of The Mountain by Jean Craighead George

December 10th, 2014 by

My Side of the Mountain_Jean Craighead GeorgeSubmitted by joey, Age 12 from Alabama

Rating: ★★★★★

Joey G. Review

My Side Of The Mountain

Have you ever read the book my side of the mountain by Jean Craige Head George? Well if you haven’t it’s about a boy that ran away from home and set out to live out on his own and builds his own mini town that he lives with his sister Jane and they survive out on their own they make tree houses water wells and electric generators. He also trained a falcon to hunt for him.You should read My Side Of The Mountain because it is a great book.

My Side Of The Mountain by Jean Craighead George

March 28th, 2014 by

My Side of the Mountain_Jean Craighead GeorgeSubmitted by Joseph, Age 11 from OTHER

Rating: ★★★★★

my side of the mountain is a really good book it is about a boy that ran away from home and went to his great great grand fathers farm he trains a falcon to hunt for him . He made a house under a big hemlock tree . I hope you like it because there is there is a 2 one On The Far Side Of The Mountain.

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

March 7th, 2014 by

julie-of-the-wolvesSubmitted by jonathan, Age 10 from Alabama

Rating: ★½☆☆☆

it talk a lot a about her thers a lot of BIRDS and she like them and other anamls

Kidsmomo Podcast #14: “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

January 12th, 2010 by

Yeah, we know winter can be a drag, but think about all the good aspects: the fun of snowboarding, the quiet beauty after a fresh snowfall, the yellow puddles… Well, that last one isn’t so great, but it is part of our latest podcast, all about the best books for winter!

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  • Julie’s got her wolves, and we’ve got — well, you’ll see… when we reveal our mystery book!
  • Our Winter book picks (Miracles on Maple Hill and The Long Winter)
  • A review from YOU (The Cricket in Times Square)
  • Nancy blushes and gushes

And don’t forget: our next topic is books about real-life figures! So watch our latest Mystery Book Theater video and check out these books about famous figures — including both biographies and fiction.

— Nancy and Karen

Book Trailer: Julie of the Wolves

December 29th, 2009 by

This book trailer for Julie of the Wolves was originally the Mystery Book Theater video for our Winter theme. For more on Julie of the Wolves, check out our “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” podcast.

The life of a runaway is tough enough, but what if you were a runaway in the frozen world of Alaska, with only wolves for company? How would YOU survive?

Well, that’s exactly the situation for the main character in Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George. So watch the video to see how our protagonist fares in the Alaskan tundra…