K it was pretty good On the Far Side of "the Mountain by Jean Craighead George is about a teenage boy Sam Gribley who lives in the wilderness with his "Mountain by Jean Craighead George is about a teenage boy Sam Gribley who lives in the wilderness with his Alice Sam and Alice live their veryday lives hunting gathering and building structures to keep their lives livable But one day Sam can not find Alice anywhere and ventually finds a clue from her showing which way she has gone Sam meets up with his friend Bando and the two venture off in search of Alice Sam and Bando find many of Alice s clues and meet many people on their way Alice has turned it into a game Sam and Bando finally catch up with Alic A brilliant younger sister leads her brother on a wild goose chase just for fun while he is worried sick about her trying to survive like he had done his story in the first book of this series This story is the shortest of the three but I loved the siblings relationship with ach other The author did an xcellent job keeping the story line uniue to itself and different from the first book in the series Not uite as good as the first book so close that I had to give it five stars series Not uite as good as the first book but close that I had to give it five stars Two years after the vents of the first book a government agent comes to the mountain to confiscate Sam s falcon for their own good of course Then Sam s sister disappears For her own good toConsidered a minor classic this could never be written today The story was xcellent I also liked the descriptions of animal behavior that s woven into the sto. Ife 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. ,
Having read this because I needed a short read to finish so that I wouldn t have to take it on my trip and also because it was recommended to me years ago I suppose this wasn t too bad I m pretty far from the "intended age group but if I had read it when I was supposed to in fourth grade I "age group but if I had read it when I was supposed to in fourth grade I have loved it I know I m not the age demographic for this novel but the title could have been They went for a hike and nothing bad happened This book was pretty good and it had twist and turns that my heart pumped very fast during moments There was *a lot of things I loved about this book and sad The top *lot of things I loved about this book and sad The top I loved is
HOW ALICE LIVES WITH SAM UNTILAlice lives with Sam until goes on her own adventure I also love how Alice has her own home which is a tree house My last thing that I loved is how Alice thought it was fun for Sam trying to find her and Sam was scared to death about Alice I learned that hac means to breed ndangered animalsThis book was really good although I wish Sam called for Frightful at the nd to keep her On the Far Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George is about a teenage boy that goes off into the woods and lives a life away from modern civilization In this book Sam s sister joins him in the wild Alice builds a tree house then she runs away from her brother Sam uses his resources to hopefully find her All and all this book is a great about survival in the woods and to me has a classic style I don t remember this much ither I thin. 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 uietly living in a tree house of her own nearby Their peaceful Ry Such as She Frightful Sam s falcon responds by lifting the feathers on her body then shaking them This is called rousing which is feather talk meaning I like the feathers on her body then shaking them This is called rousing which is feather talk meaning I like At peace with me and herself she bobs her head as she follows the flight of a bird I cannot see it but I know it s a bird because Frightful s feathers tell me so She has flattened most of them to her body while lifting those between her shoulders Bird that means The narrative itself was great I liked seeing Sam take on a mature worldview At the beginning he thought his sister Alice
was selfish and never realized the hypocrisy of that view Sam had builtselfish and never realized the hypocrisy of that view Sam had built a life where verything was the way HE wanted it and he didn t want anyone messing with that by bringing their own needs and wants into his private little world So he started out kind of selfish resistant to change and dismissive of human society But his sister s wonderful selfless gift a smart girl s smile and some advice from caring adults cause him to re valuate his priorities "view spoilerIn the nd instead of going back to his private little "spoilerIn the nd instead of going back to his private little he decides on a career path that will allow him to use his skills to make the world a better placeand he decides that he s willing to interact with the outside world after all Change doesn t have to be a bad thing and accepting the good parts of society doesn t mean he has to give up his independence or his values hide spoiler Not as good as the first but still ok. 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 Revie.