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PostPosted: April 3rd, 2008, 2:10 pm 
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I'd say "Lost in the Barrens"

Sure it's a kid's book, but I loved reading it as a kid and I love re-reading it to MY kids....and I loved how there wasn't this cliched city kid hates the wilderness, learns to love it in the end or the fake-y natives as all-knowing cryptically philosophical types plot twist..

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Don't read much?????lol

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I just read paddle to the Amazon last week and I really liked it,I also read Alone in the wilderness and that was good too.



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I'll give you two:

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen - another kid's book but it is a great read.

Canoeing with the Cree by Eric Sevareid - a classic.

There are many more.



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From a previous book thread......

http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/viewtopic.php?t=26835&highlight=53

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Ok, I'll amend it to Fave book you read as a kid......

And my Mowat still stands...

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by George Grinnel

I also really like James Raffan, and his exploration of risk and adventure in "Deep Waters".


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The Tent Dwellers, by Albert Bigelow Paine. Written about a canoeing/fishing trip into the Tobeatic wilderness area of Nova Scotia. It's the 100th anniversary of the book's publication.

http://www.friendsofkeji.ns.ca/td2008/index.html

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Nipishish, from Michel Noël

A nice book about algonquin's life in the La Verendrye Park at the middle of the 20th century. How white mans have changed the algonquins life's style.


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The seeds are sown in childhood.
Paddle to the Sea was read by the teacher Friday afternoon's
This book was indeed a revelation.
I couldn't carve a canoe, but my father did for me

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and later, in Library Period, it was easy to muscle past the boys :wink:
to get one of the very few and worn out copies of London's adventure books.
I became White Fang!

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Captain read the same books. It helps.

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siren1 wrote:
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The seeds are sown in childhood.
Paddle to the Sea was read by the teacher Friday afternoon's
This book was indeed a revelation.
I couldn't carve a canoe, but my father did for me
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I read Paddle to The Sea to my son last winter...It was great to see the story through his eyes.

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troutbreath wrote:
I'll give you two:

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen - another kid's book but it is a great read.

Canoeing with the Cree by Eric Sevareid - a classic.

There are many more.



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That book is the only reason that I am currently in the program that I am in, doing the stuff that I am doing now. Changed my life.


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