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Generations of readers have escaped into the woods with My Side of the Mountain, the story of a city boy named Sam who learns to live in the wild. Now, Newbery winner Jean Craighead George offers an easy-to-follow guide for fans who want to live the adventure?just like Sam. Learn how to start a fire, build a shelter, catch a fish, identify useful plants, and much more. Hands-on activities are perfect for backyard campers or an afternoon stroll through the park. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings and packed with activities, naturalist trivia, and practical wilderness tips, this entertaining and informative handbook is your guide to outdoor fun.
Based on the adventures of outdoorsman Sam, featured in
My Side of the Mountain , this guide teaches middle readers various skills for living and surviving in the wild with helpful naturalist tips for identifying plants, building a shelter, catching fish, and starting a fire; includes trivia and black-and-white illustrations throughout.
Number of Pages: 138
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Sports + Recreation / Camping + Outdoor Activities, Activity Books
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Jean Craighead George
Street Date: September 17, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-0664