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Pocket Guide to the Outdoors: Based on My Side of the Mountain
Title: Pocket Guide to the Outdoors: Based on My Side of the Mountain
Author: Jean Craighead George,Twig C. George,John C. George,T. Luke George
SPORTS OUTDOOR JNF GEO
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.
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.