The Trail

But does Toby have any help to give?The Trail is a remarkable story of physical survival and true friendship, about a boy who's determined to forge his own path -- and to survive.

The Trail

Author: Meika Hashimoto

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 1338035886

Page: 240

View: 598

Toby has to finish the final thing on The List. It's a list of brave, daring, totally awesome things that he and his best friend, Lucas, planned to do together, and the only item left is to hike the Appalachian Trail. But now Lucas isn't there to do it with him. Toby's determined to hike the trail alone and fulfill their pact, which means dealing with the little things -- the blisters, the heat, the hunger -- and the big things -- the bears, the loneliness, and the memories.When a storm comes, Toby finds himself tangled up in someone else's mess: Two boys desperately need his help. But does Toby have any help to give?The Trail is a remarkable story of physical survival and true friendship, about a boy who's determined to forge his own path -- and to survive.

The Trail Book

This edition features the original illustrations by Milo Winter, as well as the author's notes on the historical background of her tales and glossary of Indian and Spanish names.

The Trail Book

Author: Mary Austin

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 1605206474

Page: 224

View: 562

Like a century-old version of *Night at the Museum,* 1918's *The Trail Book* is the story of two children whose quiet evenings at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City are enlivened by adventure. When 11-year-old Dorcas Jane and her brother, Oliver, see the life-size dioramas of Indian cultures and North American wildlife come alive, they step into the world of the ancient past and discover that much had been lost when European and Native American collided after the arrival of Columbus... Much more than a children's story, *The Trail Book* is a classic of cultural study that readers of global history and the clash of civilizations continue to find intriguing today, with its unique perspective on the story of North America, told from the perspective of those who were already here when it was "discovered" by Europeans. This edition features the original illustrations by Milo Winter, as well as the author's notes on the historical background of her tales and glossary of Indian and Spanish names. American author MARY HUNTER AUSTIN (1868-1934) wrote numerous novels, poems, plays, and works of criticism, much of it centered on feminist, environmental, and multicultural issues. She is best remembered for her writing on matters concerning Native American rights and the deserts of the American Southwest.

On the Trail

This groundbreaking book is the first full account of the unique history of the American hiking community and its rich, nationwide culture.

On the Trail

Author: Silas Chamberlin

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300224982

Page: 273

View: 511

The first history of the American hiking community and its contributions to the nation’s vast network of trails. In the mid-nineteenth century urban walking clubs emerged in the United States. A little more than a century later, tens of millions of Americans were hiking on trails blazed in every region of the country. This groundbreaking book is the first full account of the unique history of the American hiking community and its rich, nationwide culture. Delving into unexplored archives, including those of the Appalachian Mountain Club, Sierra Club, Green Mountain Club, and many others, Silas Chamberlin recounts the activities of hikers who over many decades formed clubs, built trails, and advocated for environmental protection. He also discusses the shifting attitudes of the late 1960s and early 1970s when ideas about traditional volunteerism shifted and new hikers came to see trail blazing and maintenance as government responsibilities. Chamberlin explores the implications for hiking groups, future club leaders, and the millions of others who find happiness, inspiration, and better health on America’s trails. “With rich historical context Silas Chamberlin inspires new appreciation for trailblazers, while sharing the legacy of hiking and its growing importance today, as people find their way to a new relationship with the natural world.”—Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods and Vitamin N “Chamberlin has demonstrated that what at first looks simple—walking on our own two feet—has a complex history of changing cultural associations, social infrastructure, and national significance.”—James Longhurst, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

The Trail Book

The Trail Book

Author: Mary Hunter Austin

Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC

ISBN: 9780554268958

Page: 236

View: 102

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

The Trail

Written with an eye for the details only those who have hiked the Appalachian Trail can give, The Trail combines the solitary world of trail life with the harrowing story of two men desperately trying to escape their pasts.

The Trail

Author: Ray Anderson

Publisher: Turner

ISBN: 9781630269821

Page: 272

View: 953

Paul Leroux is a serial killer wanted for murdering women in North Carolina. When the police start to catch up with Leroux, he panics and decides to escape to Canada on the Appalachian Trail, where thru-hikers use trail names and travel anonymously. Leroux, who is overweight and unhealthy, struggles at first on the trail but begins to relax as he gets stronger and can utilize the physical changes he gains from his intense hiking as a disguise. His urge to kill, however, is invigorated by the nearness of female hikers, and his intention to stay away from them on his trip begins to weaken. His life is further complicated when Desert Storm veteran Karl Bergman, who is also trying to escape his own failure, becomes suspicious of Leroux and begins to pay careful attention to his every move. Leroux becomes increasingly panicked as he realizes that both Bergman and the police are close on his tail as he races to the border hoping to find a haven with his Canadian family. In this cat-and-mouse thriller, Ray Anderson dives inside two men s minds as they struggle to fight their identities and confront their fears and internal turmoil."

Three Rode The Trail

Set in 1878 Colorado, THREE RODE THE TRAIL is a powerful story filled with unforgettable characters.

Three Rode The Trail

Author: Richard Lear

Publisher: Richard Lear

ISBN: 1735069019

Page: 247

View: 825

Set in 1878 Colorado, THREE RODE THE TRAIL is a powerful story filled with unforgettable characters. Yulin Temple, an alcoholic sheriff who lost his wife and son to yellow fever, can’t find a bottle big enough to drown ghosts from the past. Reva Delgado, a self-made woman who reinvents herself to hide her past as she moves through life. Her one weakness is falling in love with the sheriff, a man who won’t allow himself to love her back. Ike Fleck, an autistic teenage fast gun working as a stagecoach guard. He kills a holdup gang to prevent them from robbing the stagecoach of $400,000, only to ride off with the money himself. His older brother Garrison, a detective with the stage line. He’s honor bound to retrieve the stolen money and to bring Ike back—dead or alive. These four lives will intertwine in a way that will change them forever. The inventive plot is filled with drama, comedy, and romance, and with memorable characters that come alive. It is unlike any Western novel you will ever read.

On the Trail

To forward this object, the why and how, the where and when of things of camp and trail have been embodied in this book.

On the Trail

Author: Lina Beard

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 410

View: 978

The joyous, exhilarating call of the wilderness and the forest camp is surely and steadily penetrating through the barriers of brick, stone, and concrete; through the more or less artificial life of town and city; and the American girl is listening eagerly. It is awakening in her longings for free, wholesome, and adventurous outdoor life, for the innocent delights of nature-loving Thoreau and bird-loving Burroughs. Sturdy, independent, self-reliant, she is now demanding outdoor books that are genuine and filled with practical information; books that tell how to do worth-while things, that teach real woodcraft and are not adapted to the girl supposed to be afraid of a caterpillar or to shudder at sight of a harmless snake.In answer to the demand, "On the Trail" has been written. The authors' deep desire is to help girls respond to this new, insistent call by pointing out to them the open trail. It is their hope and wish that their girl readers may seek the charm of the wild and may find the same happiness in the life of the open that the American boy has enjoyed since the first settler built his little cabin on the shores of the New World. To forward this object, the why and how, the where and when of things of camp and trail have been embodied in this book.

Tree in the Trail

A struggling cottonwood sapling becomes a landmark to travelers, a peace-medicine tree, and after its death in 1834, a yoke which is used on the trail to Santa Fe.

Tree in the Trail

Author:

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395545348

Page: 64

View: 795

A struggling cottonwood sapling becomes a landmark to travelers, a peace-medicine tree, and after its death in 1834, a yoke which is used on the trail to Santa Fe.

Along the Trail A Book of Lyrics

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Along the Trail  A Book of Lyrics

Author: Maynard And Company Small

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781010388210

Page: 126

View: 626

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Shadow on the Trail

Wade Holden was a deadly outlaw, he knew how to shoot straight, ride hard and fight to the last man. But now all he wanted was to own a ranch and settle down.

Shadow on the Trail

Author: Zane Grey

Publisher: Ulverscroft

ISBN:

Page: 278

View: 610

Wade Holden was a deadly outlaw, he knew how to shoot straight, ride hard and fight to the last man. But now all he wanted was to own a ranch and settle down.