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George, Jean Craighead 1919-2012

Overview
Works: 374 works in 1,663 publications in 20 languages and 128,085 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  History  Biography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Stories, plots, etc  Interviews 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Translator, Editor, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.G2933, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Craighead George
My side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )

142 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 12 languages and held by 7,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 needs human companionship
Julie of the wolves by Jean Craighead George( Book )

213 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 7,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The wolves are back by Jean Craighead George( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 3,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
On the far side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 3,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Julie by Jean Craighead George( Book )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Julie's wolf pack by Jean Craighead George( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Charlie's raven by Jean Craighead George( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Charlie's friend Singing Bird, a Teton Sioux, tells him that ravens have curing powers, Charlie steals a baby bird from its nest hoping it will cure his grandfather, and Granddad, a retired naturalist, encourages Charlie to record his observations of the bird and study the effect it has on humans
Frightful's mountain by Jean Craighead George( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The cats of Roxville Station by Jean Craighead George( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The talking earth by Jean Craighead George( Book )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billie Wind ventures out alone into the Florida Everglades to test the legends of her Indian ancestors and learns the importance of listening to the earth's vital messages. "Billie Wind is disciplined for doubting the beliefs of her Seminole tribe. She chooses her punishment -- to journey into the Florida Everglades until she hears the animal gods who talk. The conservation message grows naturally out of the excitement of the survival adventure story". "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. In the wilderness, she discovers that she must listen to the land and animals in order to survive. With an otter, a panther cub, and a turtle as companions and guides, she begins to understand that the world of her people can give her the answers she seeks
The first Thanksgiving by Jean Craighead George( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Korean and held by 2,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the colonists aboard the Mayflower founded New Plymouth and celebrated their first harvest with a feast of thanksgiving
There's an owl in the shower by Jean Craighead George( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because protecting spotted owls has cost Borden's father his job as a logger in the old growth forest of northern California, Borden intends to kill any spotted owl he sees, until he and his father find themselves taking care of a young owlet
Pocket guide to the outdoors by Jean Craighead George( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide to the outdoors provides advice and instructions on camping, building shelters, finding water, and cooking outdoors. Some activities may require adult supervision
Who really killed Cock Robin? an ecological mystery by Jean Craighead George( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighth-grader Tony Isidoro follows a trail of environmental clues to try and figure out what ecological imbalances might have caused the death of the town's best-known robin
Water sky by Jean Craighead George( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy who goes to Barrow, Alaska, to live with friends of his father for awhile learns the importance of whaling to the Eskimo culture
How to talk to your dog by Jean Craighead George( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how dogs communicate with people through their behavior and sounds and explains how to talk back to them using sounds, behavior, and body language
The buffalo are back by Jean Craighead George( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The buffalo, an American icon once nearly extinct, has made a comeback. This stirring picture book tells the dramatic story, following bison from the Plains Indians to the cowboys, Teddy Roosevelt to the Dust Bowl, and from the brink of extinction to the majestic herds that now roam our national parks
One day in the tropical rain forest by Jean Craighead George( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Basque and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of the Rain Forest of the Macaw depends on a scientist and a young Indian boy as they search for a nameless butterfly during one day in the rain forest
Julie of the wolves by Jean Craighead George( Recording )

52 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Goose and Duck by Jean Craighead George( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy becomes the "mother" to a goose, who becomes "mother" to a duck, as they learn about the rhythms of nature together
 
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Craighead George, Jean

Craighead George, Jean 1919-

Craighead George, Jean 1919-2012

Craighead, Jean Carolyn 1919-2012

George, Jean.

George, Jean 1919-

George, Jean Craighead

Jean Craighead George amerikansk författare

Jean Craighead George amerikansk skribent

Jean Craighead George écrivaine américaine

Jean Craighead George US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Zhūrzh, Zhīn Krījhīd 1919-2012

چورچ، چين كريجهيد

ジョージ, ジーン

ジョージ, ジーン・C

ジョージ, ジーン・クレイグヘッド

珍・喬琪

珍・喬琪 1919-2012

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Julie of the wolvesThe wolves are backOn the far side of the mountainJulieJulie's wolf packCharlie's ravenFrightful's mountainThe cats of Roxville Station