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Easy-to-read text, full-color photos, and captivating graphics introduce the sport of hiking. Topics include hiking locations, equipment, rules, and safety. Readers will learn about hiking in national and state parks, as well as items to bring on a hike and how to hike with minimal impact on the environment. Hiking boots, hiking sticks, and internal and external backpacks are discussed in detail. A kid-friendly recipe teaches readers how to make trail mix, and easy-to-follow directions teach them how to dry their own fruits. In addition, readers will learn how to purify water. Hiking etiquette and environmental conservation is also addressed, as well as safety and first aid. Exciting, enlarged photos of plants and animals show readers what to watch for during a hike. Informative sidebars, helpful tips, bold glossary terms, and an index accompany engaging text and interactive graphic elements to give readers a basic understanding of hiking.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF054000, JNF054030
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2008-01-01
ISBN 9781617849633
Title Format Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 796.51
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 5.0
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 119153
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Adam G. Klein