Kids' Guides
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

What's it like to spend the night outdoors, far from the telephone, the computer, and the indoor plumbing? Lots of fun! That is, as long as you know what to expect and how to stay safe. Young readers will learn all about the basics of camping, from preparing for the trip to setting up a campsite to making s'mores. Both new and experienced campers can use this guide to plan a responsible and fun camping trip.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2004
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2004-01-01
BISACS JNF024120, JNF024040, JNF054000
Dewey 796.54
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 75876
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Camping
American Camping Association
  • Into the Woods
  • Planning Your Adventure
  • Getting Ready to Go
  • Home, Sweet...Campsite
  • Keeping It Safe
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
Author: Tim Seeberg


A noteworthy review of Kids' Guides from Booklist on May 15, 2004

For children needing to prepare, mentally and otherwise, for first encounters with the Great Outdoors, these upbeat primers to Kids’ Guides to the Outdoors series provide both basic information and a confidence-boosting attitude. Punctuated with color photos of enthusiastic-looking View →