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    • My Side of the Mountain

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 135

    Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods - all by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, 40 dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Student on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Julie of the Wolves

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    When Miyax walks out onto the frozen Alaskan tundra, she hopes she is leaving problems at home far behind. Raised in the ancient Eskimo ways, Miyax knows how to take care of herself. But as bitter Arctic winds efface the surface of food, she begins to fear for her life, and turns to a pack of wild wolves for help. Amaroq, the leader of the pack, eventually accepts Miyax as one of his own defenseless cubs, protecting her from danger and saving portions of the daily kill for her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Setting

    • By B.A. Wilson on 08-27-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Frightful's Mountain

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Frightful, the peregrine falcon who first appeared in My Side of the Mountain, is back. Her amazing journey through life continues in the face of many rousing wildlife adventures. Will she survive the wilderness, even though she was raised by a human? When an old friend rescues her from captors, Frightful soars into the unfamiliar woodlands and searches for home. Before finding her mountain, she adopts a nest of motherless peregrine chicks.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Welcome Return to Frightful

    • By Bonny on 07-15-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • On the Far Side of the Mountain

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    The classic story of wilderness survival continues in this action-packed sequel. Filled with authentic woodland lore and exciting adventure, On the Far Side of the Mountain takes listeners back to Sam Gribley's treehouse in the Catskill Mountains, where he begins a dangerous fight for his pet falcon's freedom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lovely book

    • By A. James on 08-11-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Frightful's Daughter

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Oksi - the daughter of the legendary falcon, Frightful - does things her own way. And when a poacher climbs the steel girders of a bridge to Frightful's nest, Oksi's refusal to act like her brothers keeps her from being captured. Unfortunately Frightful (who can't count) thinks the man has stolen all of her babies, and she abandons the nest. Luckily Frightful's friend, Sam Gribley, comes to Oksi's aid.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Frightful's legacy

    • By James M. Lanmon on 09-22-18

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Julie's Wolf Pack

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The adventures of Julie's wolves continue as a new wolf leader takes over the pack. The black alpha Kapu, whom Julie once nursed back to health, is a natural leader. Kapu is strong and wise, but if his pack is to survive, he must lead it through many dangers: near starvation, rabies, rival wolves, and worst of all, humans. The wolves share a strong sense of community, including a deep love of pups, and an understanding of the ancient ways necessary to their survival.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Julie's Wolf Pack is great!!!

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Julie

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    In this long-awaited sequel to the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves, Miyax returns to the village she left long before and finds her lost father. But things have changed during her absence. Her father is no longer the man who had lived in grace with the sea and the land. He has forsaken his Eskimo heritage in favor of marriage with a white-American schoolteacher and is determined to shoot the wolves who threaten his caribou - the same wolves who saved Miyax's life.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Talking Earth

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Roslyn Alexander
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Billie Wind lives with her Seminole tribe. She follows their customs, but the dangers of pollution and nuclear war she's learned about in school seem much more real to her. How can she believe the Seminole legends about talking animals and earth spirits? She wants answers, not legends. "You are a doubter," say the men of the Seminole Council; and so Billie goes out into the Everglades alone, to stay until she can believe.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • MISSING PAGES

    • By Sarah Dakin on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Moon of the Deer

    • The Thirteen Moons Series
    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As mating season nears, a young white-tailed buck knows to win a mate, he must fight other males. While striving to continue its species, the young deer must also weather a fierce September hurricane which temporarily disrupts life in the fertile Mamacoke Marsh. In Thirteen Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Moon of the Fox Pups

    • The Thirteen Moons Series
    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    June is the "growing up" moon: when fox pups emerge from the safety of their den. It is also the month fox parents teach their pups everything, from the mysteries of a box turtle to the wily ploys of the woodchuck. In Thirteen Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Moon of the Gray Wolves

    • The Thirteen Moons Series
    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    It is November, and for the gray wolves of the Toklat Pass in Alaska, the hunt is on. It is time to harvest the sickly, weak, or old caribou as the herd migrates through the pass. It is also a time to test the survival skills of the young wolf pups. In Thirteen Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • perfect

    • By Annie K. on 01-27-16

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Summer of the Falcon

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Julia Farhat
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    June Pritchard and her pet sparrow hawk, Zander, are both caught between following the rules and spreading their wings to fly. June Pritchard spends every summer with her aunts, uncles, and cousins in the big Victorian house that belonged to her grandfather. But the summer she turns 13, something has changed. Her mother is imposing new rules on her, and she starts to feel the thrill - and burden - of growing up. When June is given a sparrow hawk to train as a pet, she takes on the task, eager to prove she can be reliable.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Moon of the Alligators

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This is the story of one alligator and her desperate search for food during the dry season in the Florida Everglades. It is also the story of a threatened species, the American alligator, and its beautiful, endangered homeland.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • There's an Owl in the Shower

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Ed Sala
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Borden Watson goes to the giant redwood forest for one reason: to shoot spotted owls. They are the reason his dad has lost his job as a logger, and Borden hates them. But when he comes across a baby owl that has fallen out of its nest, Borden can’t resist the tiny, elflike creature. And luckily this owlet doesn’t have spots, so it must be a barred owl - not the enemy. Borden takes the little owl home and names it Bardy. Before long, Bardy wins over each member of Borden’s owl-hating family.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good because the idea of splashing into our hearts

    • By justin on 06-15-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Tree Castle Island

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Nathan Landrum
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Something about the Okefenokee Swamp of Southern Georgia has always called to 14-year-old Jack Hawkins. But when a nervous mama gator takes a bite out of his handmade canoe, Jack finds himself stranded on a remote island, forced to find his own food and shelter - and to unravel a mystery that reaches far into his past and could change everything he thinks he knows about himself.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Water Sky

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Kerin McCue
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Young listeners learn about issues of conservation, endangered animals, and preservation of cultural traditions in this beautifully-written tale of a Massachusetts teenager who travels to an Alaskan village to search for a missing relative - and ends up discovering his own Eskimo heritage.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Moon of the Chickaree

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    April is the month when the chickaree must nurture her newborn babies while defending her territory and her storehouses at the same time. It is a difficult task, especially when her best weapon is an explosive voice. In 13 Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Moon of the Bears

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Follow along with a female black bear in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee as she frolics and forages with her mate in summer, then readies her den in the fall. Something surprising will happen to her under the February moon - the moon of the bears.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Jean Craighead George
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Early in the morning, young Tepui walks through the Venezuelan tropical rain forest. Colorful birds call from the treetops, and a tribe of monkeys plays in the branches. But Tepui doesn't have time to enjoy the animals he loves so much. He is going to the Science Laboratory to talk to his scientist friends.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Vison the Mink

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Julia Farhat
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Vison the mink has fought for everything—food, shelter, survival—almost from birth. The largest of his litter, he bullied his smaller sisters and was the first to venture out of the den. Returning home after hunting one day, Vison and his mother are cornered by Urocyon the gray fox. With no way out, Vison’s mother attacks the fox with full force, allowing Vison to escape. Back in the den, the mink kits wait for their mother, but she does not return. Bored with his weak sisters, Vison abandons them and leaves the den for good.

    Regular price: $14.95

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