Table of Contents for Survivor Kid : A Practical Guide to Wilderness Survival


Introduction xi
1 Anyone Can Get Lost (and What to Do If It Happens to You)
1(14)
What to Do If You Get Lost
7(2)
Help Is on the Way
9(6)
2 Building A Shelter
15(24)
Choosing a Location
16(3)
Basic Rules for Shelter Building
19(1)
Knots
20(4)
Natural Shelters
24(1)
Tarp Shelters
25(2)
Trench Shelters
27(2)
Brush Shelters
29(4)
Beach Shelters
33(1)
Snow Shelters
34(2)
Desert Shelters
36(1)
Cars
37(2)
3 Finding Water
39(12)
How to Locate Water
41(4)
Water Purification
45(2)
Solar Stills
47(4)
4 Signaling For Help
51(8)
Whistles and Air Horns
52(1)
Flashlights and Chemical Light Sticks
53(1)
Ground Signals
53(2)
Signal Mirrors and Signal Fires
55(2)
Paper and Pen
57(1)
Cell Phones and Walkie-Talkies
58(1)
5 Building A Fire
59(10)
Preparing Your Fire Area
59(3)
Fire-Starters and Fire-Starting Materials
62(5)
Keeping Warm and Keeping Safe
67(2)
6 Avoiding Dangerous Animals
69(38)
Don't Be Scared---Be Prepared!
70(6)
Mountain Lions
76(4)
Bears
80(5)
How Going to the Bathroom Can Attract Bears and Mountain Lions
85(1)
Pigs and Javelinas
86(1)
Moose
87(2)
Wolves
89(1)
Coyotes
90(1)
Venomous Snakes
91(8)
Other Creatures
99(8)
7 Getting The Best Of Bugs
107(18)
Mosquitoes
107(2)
Ticks
109(2)
Chiggers
111(1)
Ants
111(2)
Bees and Wasps
113(2)
Kissing Bugs
115(1)
Scorpions
116(1)
Spiders
117(5)
Other Bugs
122(3)
8 Dealing With Extreme Weather
125(12)
Hypothermia
125(6)
Frostbite
131(2)
Heat Illness
133(2)
Sun or Snow Blindness
135(1)
How Hot Is It? Ask a Cricket
136(1)
9 Finding Food
137(22)
Plants to Avoid
138(5)
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac
143(3)
Edible Plants
146(7)
Edible Animals
153(6)
10 Learning To Navigate
159(18)
Choosing a Map
162(2)
Using a Compass
164(5)
Other Ways to Orient Yourself
169(3)
GPS
172(5)
11 What To Do If You Or Someone Else Is Injured
177(14)
Safety First
178(4)
Shock
182(1)
Cuts
183(1)
Burns and Sunburns
184(1)
Broken Bones and Sprains
185(3)
Other Medical Issues
188(3)
12 Packing A Survival Kit
191(16)
Basic Survival Kit
191(10)
Basic First-Aid Kit
201(3)
Car Emergency Kit
204(3)
Resources 207(6)
Index 213