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Full Name: Jean Craighead George
(1919-2012) Author. Jean Craighead George was born in Washington, District of Columbia, and died in Mount Kisco, New York. She was a Newbery Award-winning writer of books for young people.
Author's Timeline:
1919 (Unknown) County
Jean Carolyn Craighead was born in Washington, District of Columbia, on July 2, 1919. 
1944 (Unknown) County
Ms. George married John Lothur George in 1944. 
2012 Westchester County
Jean Craighead George died in Mount Kisco, New York, on May 15, 2012. 
1959 (Unknown) County
My Side Of The Mountain
(Pub: Puffin Books ISBN: 0-14-034810-7)
Novel for older children, which Ms. George also illustrated. 
1972 (Unknown) County
Julie Of The Wolves
(Pub: Harper & Row ISBN: 0-06-021943-2)
Novel for older children, illustrated by John Schoenherr, and winner of the Newbery Medal in 1973. 
1990 (Unknown) County
On The Far Side Of The Mountain
(Pub: Dutton Juvenile ISBN: 0525445633 / 978-0525445630)
Novel for older children. 
1994 (Unknown) County
(Pub: HarperCollins ISBN: 0060235284 / 978-0060235284 )
Novel for older children, illustrated by Wendell Minor. 
1997 (Unknown) County
Julie's Wolf Pack
(Pub: HarperCollins ISBN: 0060274069 / 978-0060274061 )
Novel for older children, illustrated by Wendell Minor. 
1996 (Unknown) County
The Tarantula In My Purse
(Pub: HarperCollins ISBN: 0060236264 / 978-0060236267 )
Memoir for children. 
1982 (Unknown) County
Journey Inward
(Pub: Dutton Adult ISBN: 0525241086 / 978-0525241089)
Memoir for adults. 
1999 (Unknown) County
Frightful's Mountain
(Pub: Dutton Juvenile ISBN: 0-525-46166-3 / 978-0525461661 )
Novel for older children. 
1992 (Unknown) County
The Missing 'Gator of Gumbo Limbo
(Pub: Harpercollins Childrens Books ISBN: 006020396X / 978-0060203962)
Novel for older children. 
1995 (Unknown) County
There's an Owl in the Shower
(Pub: HarperCollins ISBN: 0060248912 / 978-0060248918 )
Novel for older children, illustrated by Christine Herman Merrill.  
? Westchester County
Ms. George was a longtime resident of Chappaqua, New York. 

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