The Newbery Award and Honor Book Club discussion

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Joy | 217 comments My Side of the Mountain is a 1960 Newbery Honor book, originally published in 1959.


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Joy | 217 comments I reread this book today after having read it originally in 4th grade. I think it compares a lot to Hatchet, except that Sam chooses to leave society and live in the woods, where Brian is forced to survive in the woods because of the plane crash. I much prefer this book to Julie of the Wolves as it is way more upbeat.


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