Cliff Hanger by Jean Craighead George
(Outdoor Adventures)

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When Axel's dog, Grits, is left stranded after following two climbers up a mountain trail, danger is imminent as a lightning storm threatens. Kaboom! Can Axel, with the help of his dad, make the difficult climb up Cathedral Wall to rescue Grits before it's too late?

Wendell Minor's spectacular paintings capture the great outdoors of the Teton Mountains, while acclaimed children's book author Jean Craighead George tells the compelling story of one boy's mountain-climbing adventure.

 

About Jean Craighead George

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Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and she received a 1960 Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain. She continued to write acclaimed picture books that celebrate the natural world. Her other books with Wendell Minor include The Wolves Are Back; Luck; Everglades; Arctic Son; Morning, Noon, and Night; and Galapagos George.
 
Published May 14, 2002 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Dag, Axel's father, calls a halt to the climb, but Axel goes ahead anyway ("Dag had no choice," George ventures rather limply.

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Austin Chronicle

In stark contrast to Ivan Martin, the singer turned ganja-trade outlaw he brought to such vivid screen life in 1972's The Harder They Come, Jimmy Cliff gained the world honestly.

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