Start climbing! -- Mountaineers -- What you need -- Making the grade -- How does it work? -- How do you get down? -- The great indoors? -- Danger! -- Safe climbing -- Living on the edge -- Glossary -- Index -- Web sites.
This book will introduce you to the world of hunting. You will learn about the history of hunting and where it was invented. You will also be introduced to hunting techniques, basic hunting equipment, hunting terms, and good hunting habits.
Basic -- Introduction -- History of hunting -- Types of prey -- Ecosystem -- Basic equipment -- Doing it: learning to hunt -- Hunting licenses and laws -- Hunting skills -- Game for beginners -- Bow and arrow -- Firearms in hunting -- Advanced equipment -- People, places and fun: Dogs in hunting -- Hunting ethics -- Olympic challenge -- conservation -- Prey in the United Sates -- Where the buffalo roam -- Around the world -- Notable hunters; Teddy and Ted's excellent adventures -- Hunting timeline -- Trivia -- Quick reference guide -- Glossary -- Where to learn more -- Index.
One very hot summer, Eric Dooley watches his younger sister go from her first swimming lesson all the way to the diving board, while his fear of the water keeps him from joining her and the rest of the people of Clermont County in the pool.
What is swimming? -- Training and equipment -- Fast starts -- Front crawl -- More front crawl -- Breaststroke -- More breaststroke -- Backstroke -- More backstroke -- Butterfly -- More butterfly -- Racing turns -- Relays and medleys.
A little boy goes fishing every day, but he never catchesanything -- no, not a single fish. So he waits. He waits and waits and waits and waits, and one day, a GREAT GREAT big fish swims by ... Persistence pays off and faith is rewarded in this witty twist on an old fisherman's tale.