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Canoe Days
 
Author: Gary Paulsen
 
Ages: 4-8
 
Topic: Animals, Canoeing, Nature, Summer
 
Genre: Picture Book, Easy
 
Summary
In this book we take a quiet canoe ride on an unnamed northern lake. During this summer day, we see many examples of the wonder of nature in and around the water. You'll find a butterfly, the sunfish, a snake, and the raccoon as well as many others. All is very peaceful on this interesting canoe trip.

Beyond the Book

Use the Internet Connections below to find resources needed to complete the following activities:
Internet Connections
History of Canoeing in Canada
http://www.canoemuseum.net/history.htm
Indians and the canoe
http://www.wcha.org/tidbits/gift/
How to choose a canoe
http://www.gorp.com/gorp/activity/paddling/pad_how.htm
 
Author and Book Connections
Explore information about the author of the book:
Official Paulsen Web Site
http://www.garypaulsen.com/
Paulsen Pages
http://www.scils.rutgers.edu/special/kay/paulsen.html
http://www.ipl.org/youth/AskAuthor/paulsen.html
http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/paulsen.htm

 

Read other books by the same author:

Brian's Winter
Call Me Frances Tucket
Canyons
The Crossing
Danger On Midnight River
Dogsong
Dogteam
Escape From Fire Mountain
Hatchet
Haymeadow
Mr. Tuckett
Nightjohn
The Rifle
The River
Tracker
The Winter Room
 
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