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Activities for the Reading Club's Featured Books

Our featured selections are award-winning books that are obtainable in print from libraries and bookstores, and are also available in alternate formats (electronic or braille). Grade levels are approximate.


By Gary Paulsen

1987. Bradbury Press, NY

Available in braille from the following sources:

1. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Available to borrow in braille and download in Web-braille (free to registered users)

2. Seedlings


1. Learn to tie different knots
One skill that can come in handy in many survival situations is learning how to tie different knots. The web site, from a scout troup in England, not only includes clear directions, but also animated lines in different colors to demonstrate how to tie many special knots. It also describes situations in which to use the knots:

This web site has more about knots as well:

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