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On the far side of the mountain / written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George.

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  • Physical Description: 170, 12 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2001.

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General Note: Includes an excerpt from Frightful's mountain.
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: From the Publisher: 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.
Target Audience Note: Interest age level : Ages 8 to 12.
760 Lexile.
Subject: Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Falcons > Juvenile fiction.

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