[Image of: RSS Feed Icon] Toggle page view between regular and printer-friendly

Person Detail: Jean Craighead George

Is this YOU? Click here to request an update to your information.

General Information:
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. 

Featured Events
Thursday, September 23
Word Thursdays - Featuring Seeing Things V. Poets
Treadwell, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »
Tuesday, September 28
Viet Thanh Nguyen in Conversation
Purchase, NY
6:00 PM   |   View Details »
Thursday, September 30
Special Edition Word Thursdays Featuring Random Acts Of Kindness
Treadwell, NY
7:00 PM   |   View Details »

Browse the NY Literary Events Calendar »
Browse the NY Special Events Calendar »
Browse National Recurring Events »

Explore New York
Albany Allegany Broome Cattaraugus Cayuga Chautauqua Chemung Chenango Clinton Columbia Cortland Delaware Dutchess Erie Essex Essex Franklin Fulton Genesee Greene Hamilton Herkimer Jefferson Lewis Livingston Madison Monroe Montgomery Nassau Niagara Oneida Onondaga Ontario Orange Orleans Oswego Otsego Otsego Putnam Rensselaer Rockland St. Lawrence Saratoga Schenectady Schoharie Schuyler Seneca Steuben Suffolk Sullivan Tioga Tompkins Ulster Warren Washington Wayne Westchester Wyoming Yates See NYC Lit Map Bishop, Elizabeth Cornplanter, Jesse Melville, Herman Clemens (Mark Twain), Samuel Cooper, James Fenimore Gardner, John Barnes, Djuna Harte, Francis Brett Douglass, Frederick Whitman, Walt Paine, Thomas Nabokov, Vladimir Millay, Edna St. Vincent Ali, Agha Shahid View NYC Lit Map Go to home page View NYSCA website
Bronx County New York County (Manhattan) Queens County Kings County (Brooklyn) Richmond County (Staten Island) Poe, Edgar Allan Kubrick, Stanley Hart, Moss Moore, Marianne Craig Kang, Younghill Stein, Gertrude Corso, Gregory Da Ponte, Lorenzo de Burgos, Julia Singer, Isaac Bashevis Hansberry, Lorraine Parker, Dorothy McCarthy, Mary Schomburg, Arthur A. Baldwin, James Cather, Willa Sibert View NYS Lit Map Go to home page View NYSCA website
[Please Wait Spinner] Please Wait...