My Side of the Mountain
Title: My Side of the Mountain
Author: Jean Craighead George
In his diary, Sam Gribley tells of a year spent living alone in a tree house in the Catskill Mountains learning about plant and animal life during the changing seasons.
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.