Fall is the perfect time for reading. The following best-selling survival-themed books are a hit amongst boys of all ages. If you are a homeschooling family, you can even incorporate some of these into your lesson plan!
The Survival Handbook
Would you know what to do if you met a bear in the woods? How exactly do you light a fire in the rain? What should you do if stranded in shark-infested waters? Get the answer to these and many more questions in this no-nonsense guide to survival training and wilderness adventure. Each page has detailed illustrations, specific and step-by-step instructions, and useful tips.
Includes information on survival basics, camp craft, navigation, shelters, food, first aid, rescue and more! 320 pages.
The Total Outdoorsman Manual
This book covers it all. The 408 pages cover the essential skills every outdoorsman should have. You’ll learn how to hunt better, fish smarter, survive anything, and camp anywhere. Outdoorsmen of EVERY age will love this book.
Bear Grylls: A Survival Guide for Life
Now this isn’t a “survival” book as judged by the typical standards. However, we include it here because there are many valuable life-lessons that teenage boys can learn and benefit from.
In A Survival Guide for Life, Bear Grylls shares the hard-earned wisdom he’s gained in the harshest environments on earth, from the summit of Mt Everest to the boot camps of the British Special Forces:
• What are the most important skills to learn if you really want to achieve your maximum potential?
• How do you keep going when all the odds are stacked against you?
• How can you motivate a team to follow you in spite of apparent risks?