On the far side of the mountain

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Dutton Children's Books,
Pub. Date:
c1990.
Language:
English
Description
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.

“Surpasses the original in style and substance . . . This story [is] a jewel.” —Booklist

“George has outdone herself here.” —Kirkus Reviews

More Details
ISBN:
9780525445630
9780525463481
9780440847717
9780590129299
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID ec78194a-0ddd-c1a3-bab0-8657f345e9a3
full_title on the far side of the mountain
author george jean craighead
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-09-23 06:20:43AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author George, Jean Craighead, 1919-
author_display George, Jean Craighead
available_at_arlington Cherrydale
collection_arlington Kids Fiction
detailed_location_arlington Cherrydale Kids Fiction
display_description Sam's peaceful existence in his wilderness home is disrupted when his sister runs away and his pet falcon is confiscated by a conservation officer.
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id ec78194a-0ddd-c1a3-bab0-8657f345e9a3
isbn 9780440847717, 9780525445630, 9780525463481, 9780590129299
item_details ils:.b13156263|.i10748118|Cherrydale Kids Fiction|JF GEORG|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Sep 22, 2017|hjf||
itype_arlington Hardback
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington JF GEORG
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Cherrydale
primary_isbn 9780525445630
publishDate 1990
record_details ils:.b13156263|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Dutton Children's Books,|c1990.|170 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13156263|.i10748118|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Falcons -- Fiction, Wilderness survival -- Fiction
title_display On the far side of the mountain
title_full On the far side of the mountain / written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George
title_short On the far side of the mountain