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.
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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