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Author George's Book Reviews

Julie of the Wolves
Julie of the Wolves is about a young Eskimo girl named Julie. Her father had disappeared sometime ago after going hunting and Julie is to be married to a boy named Daniel, without her say. At first, she doesn't care because most of her middle-school friends are married and they do not seem to care the least bit. But after meeting Daniel and living with him and his family, she realizes that he is a little bit mentally ill. So she finds the courage to run ...
My Side of the Mountain
Sam Gribley left his family's crowded New York City apartment and for his great-grandfather's long unused hill farm, deep in the Catskill Mountains. This is the story of Sam's survival and maturation during that long and wonderful year alone in the mountains. We meet Sam's peregrine falcon, Frightful, who has known only Sam as a parent figure since he captured her from her nest. Through his journal, Sam introduces us to Jesse Coon James and Baron Weas...