May 17 2012
Distinguished children’s book author and noted naturalist Jean Craighead George died on May 15. She was 92.
Best known for the Newbery-winning novel Julie of the Wolves (Harper, 1972) and the Newbery Honor title My Side of the Mountain (Dutton, 1959), George penned more than 100 books for young people during a career that began with the publication of Vulpes the Red Fox in 1948.
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