Our Guest: Aaron “Hutch” Hutchings is an incredible adventure guide and real life survival specialist.
Hutch’s site: Ready Set Adventure. Be sure to check out all the free activities available including plans to build a kid’s crossbow! You can also purchase adventure kits to complete with your kids!
One of Hutch’s books: Pocket Field Guide: the QUINZHEE: How to Build a Survival Snow Shelter
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Featured books in this episode (some were not named, only alluded to):
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk
Pancakes, Pancakes! by Eric Carle
Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco
Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag: Your 72-Hour Disaster Survival Kit by Creek Stewart
The Boy Pioneers: Sons of Daniel Boone by Daniel Beard
The Field and Forest Handy Book: New Ideas for Out of Doors by Daniel Beard
Mythology by Edith Hamilton
Myths and Legends by Jake Jackson
The Myth of Rome’s Fall by Richard Mansfield Haywood
Bulfinch’s Mythology (Ambre recommends the Book of Mythology selected stories illustrated by Helen Sewell for it’s tasteful illustrations)
Wildwood Wisdom by Ellsworth Jaeger
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
Maybe Tomorrow? (a Story about Loss, Healing, and Friendship) by Charlotte Agell
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
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