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Knowing how to build a safe shelter in any environment is a skill that every outdoor adventurer needs. Did you know that a shelter can be made from sticks and leaves? Or that it can even be made from snow? Learn all this and more in Shelter—a book that gives kids the confidence they need to get outside and explore.
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Written by Diane Vukovic
ISBN 978-1-338-85376-6
Key Features
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements-one true and one false-which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Lively text, rich in detail and accessible by middle grade readers, provides life-saving information in a fun and informative way
  • Theoretical information is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, giving kids the tools they need overcome extreme situations
  • Compelling artwork and diagrams in each book illustrate the essential survival skills
  • Sidebars feature historical information, including how some of these skills were practiced and honed by Indigenous people for thousands of years
  • The Big Truth spread brings to light an interesting and sometimes controversial topic about the theme covered, encouraging readers to dig deeper, think critically, and learn more
  • A pictorial timeline highlights important moments in the history of the topic covered
  • Table of contents, captions, glossary, index and further reading expose readers to classic library nonfiction text features.
  • A quiz at the end of the book tests the reader survival know-how.
  • The backmatter section “True Story” features people who saved their lives thanks to knowing survival skills.
Fiction / Nonfiction Nonfiction
Item # 745500
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2023
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages 48
Ages 8, 9, 10
Dewey 613.6/9
Grades 3 - 5
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