Author Jean Craighead George found inspiration in Pennsylvania’s wilderness

  • Heather Woolridge, WITF

Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George wrote more than one hundred books for children and young adults, including “Julie of the Wolves” and “My Side of the Mountain.”

Her writing inspired a generation of young readers to protect and conserve the beautiful creatures and places that filled the pages of her books.

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