How to Get Your Kids Excited About Survival!

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Many times, when we’re searching for information about how to get through a survival situation, we look to reality television shows and YouTube videos.  There’s a lot of good information out there, but we’re missing a very interesting source of knowledge:  classic literature.

Take for example the book Hatchet by Gary Paulsen.  Many of us were “forced” to read this in junior high literature class, but it’s a fascinating example of a young boy using all the knowledge and skills at he has to survive in the Canadian wilderness.  Inspiring, and even a little gut-wrenching at times, it’s a fabulous read for young survivalists.

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Another favorite is My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George.  If you’ve ever had any notion of getting away from it all and just living in a tree in the middle of nowhere, this book will make you do it!  Young Sam Gribley, dissatisfied…

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  1. Hatchet… I’d say that brought back some memories (because I know that I’ve read it), but I don’t remember it. I think I’ve read a few Gary Paulsen books in my time.

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