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Easy-to-read text, full-color photos, and captivating graphics introduce the sport of camping. Topics include camping locations and set up, equipment, safety, cooking, wildlife, and etiquette. Readers will learn about camping in national parks, state parks, and backcountry sites. Tents, sleeping bags, and clothing are described in detail, and necessary tools such as compasses, maps, flashlights, and first-aid kits are discussed. Step-by-step instructions for building a campfire and two kid-friendly recipes compose a two-page graphic feature. In addition, methods for purifying water are presented, as are ways conserve the environment. Informative sidebars, helpful tips, bold glossary terms, and an index accompany engaging text and interactive graphic elements to give readers a basic understanding of camping.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF054030, JNF002000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2008-01-01
ISBN 9781617849619
Title Format Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 796.54
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 119151
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Adam G. Klein