Frightful's Mountain

Author: Jean Craighead George
Reviewer's Age: Grade 7

Survival of the fittest, what comes to mind? Have you ever thought what it would be like to live in the woods? Come experience this life on Frightful's Mountain. It is an adventure waiting to be taken through the pages. Sam Gibly and his trained Peregrine falcon Frightful survive in the wilderness of the Catskill Mountains as they confront the challenges that nature holds. When Frightful is taken away because Sam doesn't have a license to own a falcon, Frightful must survive on her own. Raised by a human and sheltered from the wilderness, Frightful must fend for herself. As she evolves more and more into a wild falcon, she still feels loyal to Sam and is determined to find him. Regardless of what happens, you will find this a great and exciting book full of action and suspense.