The Three Little Pigs Go Camping


Author: Tony Bradman
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1434279588
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 52
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On a camping trip, the first and second little pigs help their brother, the third little pig, to have fun without having to plan every detail.

Three Boys Go Camping

A Story of the Out-of-doors
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Michigan
Page: 57
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Three boys learn about the state's natural resources on a camping trip to northern Michigan.

Writing to Explain, Grades 3 - 6


Author: Instructional Fair
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1624421059
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
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Writing to Explain is filled with fun, high-interest writing topics that will give your students a variety of opportunities to improve their writing skills. The first activities focus on the fundamentals of explanatory writing, such as using examples to make paragraphs more effective. Guided writing activities challenge students to compare and contrast objects and people, write problem/solution paragraphs, write various types of letters and newspaper articles, and much more. A section on proofreading wraps up the book at the end. All activities are reproducible. Students will use graphic planners, such as webs and Venn diagrams, to organize their thoughts and ideas before writing. Writing to Explain is the perfect tool to use when teaching your students the techniques of effective explanatory writing.

The Developmentally Challenged Go Camping

Ten Inspiring Days in the Wilderness with Some Very Special People
Author: Don Nordstrom
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440152284
Category: Fiction
Page: 152
View: 2015
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(Based on actual events) Dave was a corporate exec on the brink of a nervous breakdown from his job. So, when his friend Rachel asked him to go with her on a camping adventure into the wilderness of the Badlands, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton National Parks, he agreed to go with her. The only catch was, she would be bringing seven developmentally challenged adults with her. She said she only needed him to back the trailer in for her at the campsites, and to help teach camping skills. But he knew deep down that there was more to this than a simple camping trip. He had little experience in dealing with those with special needs and wasn't sure what he would do if one of them wanted to run off to pet a pretty grizzly bear. However, he knew from past hiking and camping experiences that nature could restore him back to some sort of sanity and this is what eventually convinced him to go with them. Join Dave on his excursion and discover how nature and seven developmentally challenged vacationers transformed his life. You will laugh and perhaps cry, but you will never forget this story and the characters involved. Don Nordstrom is also the author of the very popular book, "The Binary Effects of God."

A Haunting Among Friends


Author: Terri Williams
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469100991
Category: Fiction
Page: 80
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This book is about the Paranormal experiences that myself, two of my cousins, and our best friend had when we were teenagers. I had been exposed to a supernatural encounter when I was 5 years old, I was playing on the back porch at my Grandparents house, at a desk that my Grandmother had set up for her to use. I was sitting at the desk while my Mother helped my Grandmother in the kitchen, the back porch was just off from the kitchen, so they both could see me from the kitchen. I was writing in a notebook and I heard a pen or pencil roll off of the desk, I get out of the chair to see if I could find it, and as soon as I stoop to look under the desk, I clearly hear a mans voice say "Shoot". I was terrified and ran through the kitchen screaming. But that was nothing like what I would encounter as I got older. This book is based on our experiences with paranormal phenomenon. There is one incidence that is in the book that I would like to talk about here. All of the experiences that we had were frightening, but this one stands out in my mind. This particular incident scared me really bad, because I had never seen anything like it in my life. Nicholas was home alone and decided to go to the store to get cigarettes, he locked the door before he left and when he returned, he walked into a frightening scene. He unlocked the front door and walked in the living room to find all of the pictures on the wall turning in circles. There were at least thirty pictures in all, and every single one spinning on the wall. He ran to my cousins house, and told us what he had returned home to find. We decide to walk back over to his house. When we got there, Gwen opened the front door and screamed. We run up behind her to look into the house and what I saw sent chills down my spine. As Nicholas had said, every picture was spinning on the wall. We walk into the living room and Gabriella, Gwens sister, walks over to the pictures and looks behind them and they are spinning in mid air, theyre not hanging on anything. When she tells us, we ran out of the house. Just remembering this gives me chills.

Canoe and Camp Cookery

A Practical Cook Book for Canoeists, Corinthian Sailors, and Outers
Author: Seneca
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449428797
Category: Cooking
Page: 108
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Published in 1885 in New York, Canoe and Camp Cookery by well-known outdoor writer Henry H. Soule is one of the earliest outdoor cookbooks published. Focused on practical recipes for simple but filling meals, the cookbook has two sections: one for the modern-day version of a backpacker, emphasizing light weight and ease of transportation; and the other for the more settled camper, describing more elaborate meals that can be fixed outdoors. Entries include: The Canoeist’s “Grab Box,” Fish Caught in Muddy Streams, Potatoes and Green Corn, Go Light as Possible, Brown Betty, and General Remarks on Cooking Soups. Soule compiled the majority of the recipes from outdoor enthusiasts of the time: hunters, trappers, and army men, but actually tested each recipe himself during his own outdoor adventures. This edition of Canoe and Camp Cookery was reproduced by permission from the volume in the collection of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1812 by Isaiah Thomas, a Revolutionary War patriot and successful printer and publisher, the Society is a research library documenting the life of Americans from the colonial era through 1876. The Society collects, preserves, and makes available as complete a record as possible of the printed materials from the early American experience. The cookbook collection includes approximately 1,100 volumes.

Memoirs and Reflections


Author: Roy McMurtry
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442616628
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 640
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From “the Kid” on the Varsity Blues football team to “the Chief” at Osgoode Hall, R. Roy McMurtry has had a remarkably varied and influential career. As reformist attorney general of Ontario, one of the architects of the agreement that brought about the patriation of the Canadian Constitution, high commissioner to the United Kingdom, and chief justice of Ontario, he made a large and enduring contribution to Canadian law, politics, and life. These memoirs cover all these facets of his remarkable career, as well as his law practice, his work on various commissions of inquiry, and his reflections on family, sport, and art. This volume is both an account of his life in public service and a portrait of a humane, humorous, still optimistic, and always decent man.

My Brother's Famous Bottom Goes Camping


Author: Jeremy Strong
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141910836
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 128
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Nicholas's dad has had an idea – always a cue for disaster! This time he's planning to take the whole family camping. Sounds great, but Tomato is taking her pet carrot (don't ask) and Cheese is smuggling his pet hen into the camping van, while Granny and Lancelot are planning on bringing the goat . . . How much chaos can one family cause! The sixth story in this very popular series is every bit as silly and delightful as all the rest, while Rowan Clifford's black-and-white illustrations add to the fun.

To: Die Before You Die

The True Story of My Journey Through Life and Mental Illness
Author: Melvin Ricks
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469190796
Category: Fiction
Page: 283
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This is an inspirational story about life and mental illness that will not only inspire those suffering from depression and bi-polar, but will leave all readers with a higher understanding of life. It is the true story of Melvin Ricks, who, after surviving an abusive and poverty-stricken childhood, would become a husband, a father, and a successful attorney. However, at the peak of his career, Mr. Ricks is overtaken by his illness which destroys everything he had accomplished, and nearly takes his life. And it is only until he discovers what it means to: die before you die, does be began truly live for the very first time.

I'm in Camp...get me out of here!


Author: Mitali Bhasin
Publisher: Mind Melodies
ISBN: 9380302967
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 112
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After a bunch of tantrums, she is finally convinced to spend her summers at Camp Murray. Over the days she meets friends and bitches, team spirit and competition, the dark and bright of things. Of course she makes a good number of faux pas amidst the activities and adventure that does sink her spirits. But things take a slight turn when an unknown slayer begins to endanger the children's lives, one by one, and Anusha is left wondering 'Am I next?'

Close Your Eyes and Count to Three


Author: Mark Haysom
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0349409986
Category: Fiction
Page: 48
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A story about fathers and sons and the gulf that can divide them, featuring the little boy Baxter, a character we all fell in love with in Love, Love Me Do.

Cam Jansen: Cam Jansen and the Summer Camp Mysteries

A Super Special
Author: David A. Adler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101554908
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 128
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Cam Jansen and her best friend, Eric, are spending three weeks at Camp Eagle Lake. Along with sports, arts and crafts, and other fun activities, there are also three exciting mysteries to solve: The First Day of Camp Mystery, It’s a Raid!, and The Basketball Mystery. With three camp mysteries in one book, this super special is perfect for summer reading and all Cam Jansen fans!

Murder on the Gringo Trail


Author: Avram Mednick
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595275141
Category: Fiction
Page: 224
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"It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. It was the trip of a lifetime, but it didn't work out exactly as planned...They were going to travel again, in their fiftieth year, reprising two different trips they had taken in their twentieth and twenty-fifth years, respectively. They would go to...Bolivia and Peru, but not without experiencing New Orleans again." Thus starts our adventure, where we learn about Peter and Ax, boyhood friends who grew old together, and their adventures on the road.

Character Education in the Summer Camp


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Camping
Page: 42
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Three by 33

Decisions That Shaped a Life
Author: Malcolm D. Hawk
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465369058
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 353
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This is the story of my lifeat least its first 70 years. I am writing it so that my three children and my three granddaughters may know something about my background and theirs. It is the type of book I wish my parents had written, as there is so much about their lives I do not know but sincerely wish I did. Since I am telling this tale, much depends on my memory of events, my interpretation of them, and the details of those I select to include as well as those left out. I have tried to be candid and accurate and honest, to include some of the good (of which there is much) and some of the not so good (of which, fortunately, there is much less). I hope that those who read these pages will find some information to interest them and some that is new that will add to their understanding.

Freddy Goes Camping


Author: Walter R. Brooks
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497692229
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 264
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Originally published between 1927 and 1958, the 26 classic books about Freddy the Pig are now going on to delight a sixth generation of children. Freddy the Pig, the “Renaissance Pig” (The New York Times Book Review) of Bean Farm, is back to thrill his fans of all ages in facsimile editions of these all-American children’s classics. In Freddy Goes Camping, Mr. Camphor’s aunts, Minerva and Elmira, are staying with him, much to his disgust. “There’s two kinds of aunts,” he says. “There’s the regular kind, and then there’s the other kind. Mine are the other kind.” He enlists Freddy’s aid in an attempt to rid his house of the ladies, with the result that Freddy and his chums become entangled with some extremely unfriendly ghosts in an abandoned summer hotel. Freddy camps out, goes canoeing, and tosses flapjacks like a pro when he’s not mixing it up with the eerie Mr. Eha . . .

The Best in Tent Camping: New Jersey

A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos
Author: Marie Javins
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897325966
Category: Travel
Page: 208
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From the northern reaches of Stokes State Forest to the Atlantic coastal islands, camping in New Jersey has never been better. The Best in Tent Camping: New Jersey is a guidebook for tent campers who like quiet, scenic, and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource if you blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boombox, or waking to find your tent surrounded by a convoy of RVs. The Best in Tent Camping: New Jersey guides you to the quietest, most beautiful, most secure, and best managed campgrounds in the Garden State. Whether you are a New Jersey native in search of new territory or a vacationer on the lookout for that dream campground, this book unlocks the secrets to the best tent camping that New Jersey has to offer.

A New Species

Descendants: Vampire Chronicles
Author: J. A. Laughlin
Publisher: Descendants Publishing
ISBN: 1448982022
Category: Fiction
Page: 341
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Kibwe and Imani lead the first clan of vampires - the Vim-Pyr - on a journey from the Congo to Africa's West coast, North to the Mediterranian Sea and East to Egypt. Follow them and their tribe - the Baska - as they discover what they have become and start the legends of the Vampires.The history of the first vampires and their journey around Africa to settle in Egypt, along the mighty Nile.

Great Places: Washington

A Recreational Guide to Washington's Public Lands and Historic Places for Birding, Hiking, Photography, Fishing, Hunting, and Camping
Author: John Kruse
Publisher: Wilderness Adventures Press
ISBN: 9781932098693
Category: Travel
Page: 489
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A recreational guide to Washington's public lands and historic places for birding, hiking, photography, fishing, hunting, and camping.