Who did Jean Craighead George marry?

Who did Jean Craighead George marry?

John Lothar George
In the 1940s she was a member of the White House Press Corps and a reporter for The Washington Post. From 1969 to 1982 she was a writer and editor at Readers Digest. She married John Lothar George in 1944, and they divorced in 1963.

What age should you read My Side of the Mountain?

Have Read Multiple Times I read this book myself around the age of 8 and loved it. When my son hit second grade and was reading voraciously, I thought he might enjoy it. We read it the first time together sometimes and with him on his own sometimes and he LOVED it.

What is the plot of My Side of the Mountain?

My Side of the Mountain is a middle grade adventure novel written and illustrated by American writer Jean Craighead George published by E. P. Dutton in 1959. It features a boy who learns courage, independence, and the need for companionship while attempting to live in the Catskill Mountains of New York State.

How old is George Craighead?

92 years (1919–2012)
Jean Craighead George/Age at death

Jean Craighead George, a Newbery Award-winning writer for young people whose books brought the natural world from the Catskill Mountains to the Alaskan tundra to wild, luminous life, died on Tuesday in Mount Kisco, N.Y. She was 92. Her family confirmed the death.

How many children did Jean Craighead George have?

George was a mother of three and a grandmother. The 2009 Dutton Children’s Books Pocket Guide to the Outdoors is credited to “Jean Craighead George; with Twig C. George, John C. George, and T. Luke George”.

Who is the author of Jean Craighead George?

Reproduced by permission of Jean Craighead George.) Agent —c/o Author Mail, HarperCollins, 10 E. 53rd St., 7th Fl., New York, NY 10022. Writer and journalist.

When did Jean Craighead George and John Lothar George divorce?

She married John Lothar George in 1944, and they divorced in 1963. Her first novels were written in collaboration with him, and she provided the illustrations for them, done in black and white watercolors or inks. A later editor encouraged her to use other illustrators for her books.

What kind of hobbies did Jean Craighead George have?

Hobbies and other interests: Painting; field trips to universities and laboratories of natural science, modern dance, white-water canoeing. Jean Craighead George. (Photograph by Ellan Young Photography.