A snowday is the perfect time to curl up with a good book… Or practice your survival skills!
Don’t know how to build a fire, read a compass or preserve food? Put these books on hold:
Build the Perfect Survival Kit: Custom Kits for Adventure, Sport, Travel
by John D. McCann
An emergency can arise at anytime, so learn how to equip yourself with everything from a very basic pocket-sized survival kit to elaborate ones designed for weeks of surviving in the wilderness.
by Lisa Bedford
Prepare your family for a few days without electricity, unexpected job loss and even total chaos after the destruction of a tornado. With charts, checklists, and even recipes, Bedford provides all you need to know about food storage, water and sanitation, fuel and energy, medical preparedness, communication protocols and more.
Emergency Food Storage and Survival Handbook
by Peggy Layton
Learn 10 steps to an affordable food storage program, plus how to prepare a home “grocery store” and “pharmacy,” use what you store and store what you use, store water safely and provide for sanitation needs, create a first-aid kit, car kit, and 72-hour emergency kit for the whole family and many more invaluable hints and tips.
When Sheridan became a father, disaster images from movies, books, and the nightly news filled his head and he was beset with nightmares about being unable to protect his son. So he decided to face his fears head-on, embarking on a quest to gain as many skills as possible that might come in handy should the world as we know it end.
The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Holidays
by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht
eBook: Learn how to rescue someone stuck in a chimney, survive the office holiday party, and escape a runaway parade balloon. Expertly deal with a meddling parent, silence a group of carolers, and treat a tongue stuck to a frozen pole.
Survivor Kid: A Practical Guide to Wilderness Survival
by Denise Long
Teaches young adventurers the survival skills they need if they ever find themselves lost or in a dangerous situation in the wild. Filled with safe and practical advice on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water and food, dealing with dangerous animals, learning how to navigate, and avoiding injuries in the wilderness.
While waiting for her sister’s medical appointment, a bored Amelia creates a handwritten book of fifty suggestions for passing the time. Also useful for Snow Days.
Urban Survival Guide: Top Urban Survial Skills
by Rich Johnson and the editors of Outdoor Life
Do you know what to do if someone tries to hijack your car? Break into your home? Assault you with a weapon? The Urban Survival Manual from Outdoor Life magazine will equip you to prevail over any bad guy and bad situation.