Book Review of My Side of the Mountain (Mountain, Bk 1)

My Side of the Mountain (Mountain, Bk 1)
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Classification: Young Adult A Newbery Honor book. Also an ALA Notable book.
Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New YOrk City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some fiint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his yhear in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.
Author has also written JULIE OF THE WOLVES, which won the Newbery Medal.