My Side of the Mountain, by Jean Craighead George Lit Link Grades 7-8
- Author : Basten, Miriam
- To present to students a tale of wilderness survival through Newberry Award winning literature.
- To show students, that with a degree of resourcefulness and patience, many things can be accomplished and that running away has its own set of difficulties.
- To introduce students to the rich variety of life of the forest and the interrelationships of the plants and animals living there.