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Galapagos George —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

Tells the story of Lonesome George, the giant tortoise who was the last of his species and lived to be one hundred years old in the Galapagos Islands.

Winter moon —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

A song sparrow, a mole, a bear, and an owl must struggle through the cold, harsh months of winter.

The moon of the alligators —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

Describes an alligator's desperate search for food in the Florida Everglades during the month of October.

My side of the mountain

Thirteen-year-old Sam Gribley's hero is naturalist poet Henry David Thoreau. So Sam decides to write a note to his folks, pack up some of his belongings and leave home for the challenge of wilderness living. Realizing hi...

On the far side of the mountain —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

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.

The eagles are back —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

Presents a tribute to the efforts of dedicated volunteers who helped save the American bald eagle from extinction, including the story of a young boy who helped hatch an eaglet.

The moon of the mountain lions —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

Describes the experiences of a young mountain lion during the month of August in his natural habitat on the side of Mount Olympus, in Washington State.

The moon of the owls —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

A great horned owl's stirrings to mate carry him across a forest in January in the Catskill Mountains, where he observes the nocturnal activities of other animals.

My side of the mountain —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.
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A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he ...

A special gift for Grammy —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

When Hunter collects a pile of stones that he leaves on his grandmother's porch, they are used by the neighbors for a myriad of purposes--and by Hunter to make a special necklace for his Grammy.

The moon of the gray wolves —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

Describes the experiences of a wolf pack in the Toklat Pass of Alaska during the November moon.

The moon of the bears —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

Chronicles a year in a black bear's life, beginning with her emerging from hibernation in Tennessee's Smoky Mountains during the spring thaw in February.

Ice whale —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

In 1848, ten-year-old Toozak, a Yupik Eskimo, sees a whale being born and is told by a shaman that he and his descendants must protect that whale, which Toozak names Siku, as long as it lives.

The moon of the fox pups —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

Describes the experiences of five fox pups during the month of June in the farmland of Pennsylvania.

Charlie's raven —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012

Charlie Carlisle's grandfather is ill. Charlie's friend, Singing Bird, a Teton Sioux, tells him that ravens have curing powers, so Charlie steals a baby bird from its nest. Granddad, a retired naturalist, encourages Char...

The missing 'gator of Gumbo Limbo : an ecological mystery —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012.

Sixth-grader Liza K., one of five homeless people living in an unspoiled forest in southern Florida, searches for a missing alligator destined for official extermination and studies the delicate ecological balance keepin...

The moon of the gray wolves —George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

Describes the winter landscape and wildlife of the Alaskan tundra through which the gray wolf pack runs on its November hunt for caribou.

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