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George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Deep in the mountain forest, a hungry weasel stalks a nest of baby peregrine falcons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Describes how cats communicate with people through their behavior and sounds and explains how to talk back to them using sounds, behavior, and body language.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2000

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.8 GEO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.8 GEO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.8 George

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.785 GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Relates a boy's adventure when he is alone on the alpine tundra on a stormy day. Over the alpine tundra, the land above the trees on a high mountaintop, hangs an enormous rock. Below the rock, a pocket gopher tunnels underground, storing away seeds for the winter. The rabbit-like pika begins her harvest of grass and wildflowers. And a boy named Johnny rolls over in his tent as he wakes up for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TROPY 0000

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Rebecca discovers many things about plant and animal life when she spends the day in Teatown Woods in the Hudson Highlands of New York looking for the ovenbird.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TROPY 0000

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: This guide to the outdoors provides advice and instructions on camping, building shelters, finding water, and cooking outdoors. Some activities may require adult supervision.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.5 George 2009

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Gives directions for climbing a waterfall, including where to rest and what to look for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 1995

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: A field guide for finding, harvesting, and cooking wild plants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.6 GEO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 641.6 GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Describes how the colonists aboard the Mayflower founded New Plymouth and celebrated their first harvest with a feast of thanksgiving.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PUFFI 0000

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: As she grows through the first years of her life in the Catskill Mountains of New York, a peregrine falcon called Frightful interacts with various humans, including the boy who raised her, a falconer who rescues her, and several unscrupulous poachers, as well as with many animals that are part of the area's ecological balance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 597 GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: When Julie returns to her father's Eskimo village, she struggles to find a way to save her beloved wolves in a changing Arctic world and she falls in love with a young Siberian man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Continues the story of Julie and her wolves in which Kapu must protect his pack from famine and disease while uniting it under his new leadership.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GEO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Brief diary entries that mark the passage of the seasons introduce the events in the lives of three wolves as they grow from helpless pups to participants in their small pack's hunt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: A young sandhill crane, Luck, finds his place in the ancient crane migration from northern Canada to the Platte River.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Laura Geringer Books 2006

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George, Jean Craighead

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1990

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George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Bessie and a polar bear cub named Snow Bear play on the ice, while her older brother and the mother bear watch to make sure that everyone is safe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC GEO

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction George 1999

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: After building his own canoe, fourteen-year-old Jack Hawkins goes to try it out in his beloved Okefenokee Swamp, where an accident tests his survival skills and leads him to a shocking discovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 0000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GEORG

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: For over a century, wolves were persecuted in the United States and nearly became extinct. Gradually reintroduced, they are thriving again in the West, much to the benefit of the ecosystem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 599.773 GEO

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Thrown into a river by a cruel human, a young tiger-striped cat fights to survive amid feral cats and other creatures near Roxville train station, aided by Mike, an eleven-year-old foster boy who is not allowed to have a pet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction George 2009

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: 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 Charlie to record his observations of the bird and study the effect it has on humans. Charlie just hopes that the raven will make Granddad well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION George

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Oksi, daughter of Frightful, the peregrine falcon, and her journey from hatchling to adulthood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GEORG

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Brief diary entries that mark the passage of the seasons introduce the events in the lives of three wolves as they grow from helpless pups to participants in their small pack's hunt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1997

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC GEO