Jean Craighead George

Jean Craighead George

Jean Craighead George was born in Washington, DC, USA on July 2nd, 1919 and passed away at the age of 92 on May 15th, 2012.

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Jean Craighead George Stats: The highest rated book by Jean Craighead George on Book Notification is My Side of the Mountain, the first novel in the Mountain series. The second-highest rated book is The Talking Earth, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Jean Craighead George on Book Notification is My Side of the Mountain, the first novel in the Mountain series. The second most read book is Julie of the Wolves (Julie of the Wolves #1).

Below is a complete list of Jean Craighead George books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Jean Craighead George is the Mountain Series.

List of American Woodland Tales Books in Publication Order (with John George)

List of Ecological Mysteries Books in Publication Order

List of Frightful's Daughter Books in Publication Order

List of Julie of the Wolves Books in Publication Order

List of Mountain Books in Publication Order

List of One Day in the... Books in Publication Order

List of Seasons of the Moon Books in Publication Order

List of The 13 Moons Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1967
2
1968
3
1969
4
1969
5
1969
6
1970
7
1991
8
1992
9
1992
10
1992
11
1992
12
1993
13
1993

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1962
2
1964
3
1966
4
1968
5
1968
6
1975
7
1976
8
1979
9
1980
10
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11
1987
12
1989
13
1997
14
1997
15
2002
16
2006
17
2009
18
2014

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1971
2
1974
3
1978
4
1982
5
1993
6
1993
7
1994
8
1995
9
1997
10
1998
11
1998
12
1998
13
1998
14
1999
15
1999
16
1999
17
2002
18
2003
19
2004
20
2005
21
2006
22
2008
23
2008
24
2009
25
2010
26
2011
27
2013
28
2013
29
2015

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1966
2
1978
3
1982
4
1982
5
1983
6
1986
7
61986
8
1988
9
1995
10
1996
11
1999
12
2009
13
2014

List of Harper Trophy Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1953
2
1953
3
Little Witch (By: Anna Elizabeth Bennett)
1953
4
1958
5
1962
6
Grizzly (By: Gilbert Riswold)
1964
7
Noonday Friends (By: Mary Stolz)
1965
8
The Seventeenth-Street Gang (By: Emily Cheney Neville)
1966
9
1971
10
1972
11
The Haunted Mountain (By: Laszlo Kubinyi, Mollie Hunter)
1972
12
1973
13
1974
14
A Stranger Came Ashore (By: Mollie Hunter)
1975
15
The Wicked One (By: Mollie Hunter)
1977
16
Runaway To Freedom ( By: Barbara Smucker)
1979
17
Poem stew (By: William Cole)
1981
18
The Land I Lost (By: Quang Nhuong Huynh)
1982
19
1982
20
1983
21
1986
22
Hey World, Here I Am! (By: Jean Little)
1986
23
1987
24
Stonewords (By: Pam Conrad)
1990
25
1996
26
Crush (By: Ellen Conford)
1998
27
Good Night, Maman (By: Norma Fox Mazer)
1999
28
Pilot Down, Presumed Dead (By: Marjorie Phleger)
2009
29
2018
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Jean Craighead George: Biography

Jean Craighead George (Jean Carolyn Craighead) was born on July 2nd, 1919. Jean passed away May 15th, 2012 at 92 years old. Jean Craighead George was born in Washington, DC, USA.

Jean Craighead George was the author of the Jean Craighead George Picture Books series which consists of 29 novels. The Jean Craighead George Picture Books series started in 1971 with the novel All Upon a Stone. The most recently released novel in the Jean Craighead George Picture Books series was Crowbar: The Smartest Bird in the World which was released in 2015. There are no upcoming novels for the Jean Craighead George Picture Books series.

Jean Craighead George: Awards & Accolades

Craighead George's books have won multiple awards, My Side of the Mountain won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 1960. Julie of the Wolves won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 1973.

Craighead George's book, Julie of the Wolves was nominated for the National Book Awards, Children's Literature, in 1973.

Related Authors

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Jean Craighead George are:

  1. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  2. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings Series.
  4. Louisa May Alcott, author of the Little Women Series.
  5. Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of the novel: The Secret Garden.

Jean Craighead George: F.A.Q

When was Jean Craighead George Born?

Jean Craighead George was born on July 2nd, 1919.

When did Jean Craighead George die?

Jean Craighead George died on May 15th, 2012 at 92 years old.

Where was Jean Craighead George Born?

Jean Craighead George was born in Washington, DC, USA.

What book awards has Jean Craighead George won?

My Side of the Mountain: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (1960).
Julie of the Wolves: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Medal (1973).

What was the first book Jean Craighead George wrote?

The first novel written by Jean Craighead George was Vulpes, the Red Fox, published in 1948.

What was the most recent book Jean Craighead George wrote?

Her most recently released work was Crowbar: The Smartest Bird in the World (a short story) on April 1st, 2015.

How many books has Jean Craighead George written?

Jean Craighead George has written 100 books across 13 series.
  • 4 books in the American Woodland Tales Series
  • 4 books in the Ecological Mysteries Series
  • 2 books in the Frightful's Daughter Series
  • 5 books in the Julie of the Wolves Series
  • 3 books in the Mountain Series
  • 5 books in the One Day in the.. Series
  • 4 books in the Seasons of the Moon Series
  • 13 books in The 13 Moons Series
  • 18 Standalone Novels
  • 29 Picture Books
  • 13 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the Harper Trophy Books Series

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