National Hiking Day (also known as Take a Hike Day) is Nov. 17 and the West End Library will celebrate!
Take a hike!
Take a hike!
|Walk and See ABC
Illustrations by Rosalind Beardshaw
An alphabet board book that teaches little ones about nature.
By Laurie Elmquist and Shantala Robinson
A board book that introduces baby to the natural wonders experienced on a hike through the forest.
|Amelia Bedelia Hits the Trail
By Herman Parish, illustrated by Lynne Avril
JUV EASY SERIES AMELIA BEDELIA
Amelia Bedelia goes on a hike with her class and she’s excited.
What will she find for the classroom nature table?
An easy-to-read book about friendship and exploring the natural world.
Also available in eBook
|Charlie & Mouse Outdoors
By Laurel Snyder, illustrated by Emily Hughes
JUV EASY SERIES CHARLIE & MOUSE
Charlie and Mouse and their parents go on a camping trip, and share the joy of hiking, storytelling, marshmallows, and campfires together.
|Pedro Goes Wild!
By Fran Manushkin, illustrated by Tammie Lyon
JUV EASY SERIES PEDRO
Pedro and his dad are off on an adventure in the woods and Dad can't wait to show Pedro how to survive in the wild. But Pedro is a lot better at climbing rocks, tracking animals, and identifying plants than his dad is. Does Pedro even need his dad out in the woods?
Also available in Spanish ¡Pedro se vuelve salvaje!
By Alison Farrell
JUV E FARRELL
Three friends set out on a day hike to explore their local forest, intending to climb to the top of the hill, where they will plant a flag, read a poem, and release feathers into the wind.
By Pete Oswald
JUV E OSWALD
A father and child head out on a hike, keeping a cherished family tradition alive.
Also available in eBook
By Anne Rockwell, Illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell
JUV E ROCKWELL
A little girl and her family go hiking up a nearby mountain for the very first time. As they climb up and up the path, they see everything from a friendly toad to a prickly porcupine, tall leafy trees to tiny red berries.
By Meika Hashimoto
JUV FICTION HASHIMOTO
Toby and his friend Lucas made a list of things to do the summer before they entered middle school, but now Lucas is gone, and Toby sets out to fulfill the promise he made to his friend, to finish the list by hiking the Appalachian Trail from Velvet Rocks to Mt. Katahdin, an undertaking that he is poorly prepared for--and which will become not only a struggle for survival, but a rescue mission for the starving and abused dog who he finds along the way.
|Hike a Mountain
By K.C. Kelley
A beginning reader that takes young people on a hike to the top of a mountain!
|The Appalachian Trail
By Marion Dane Bauer, illustrated by John Wallace
JUV 974 BAUER
Simple, lyrical text describes the wonders of the Appalachian Trail enhanced irresistible illustrations.
|Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail
By Jennifer Thermes
A story of resilience and hardcore lady power, Grandma Gatewood proves that no peak is insurmountable.
|Families on Foot:
Urban Hikes to Backyard Treks and National Park Adventures
By Jennifer Pharr Davis and Brew Davis
Published in partnership with the American Hiking Society, this book offers practical advice and engaging activities to make hiking even more fun for families. You'll find clever ideas and inspiration that apply to kids of all ages--from tackling diaper blowouts in the backcountry to using smartphone apps and GPS to engage teenagers with nature. Information for children with special needs and seniors also is included.
|Hike It Baby:
100 Awesome Outdoor Adventures with Babies and Toddlers
By Shanti Hodges
917.3049 FALCON 2018
Presents 100 outdoor adventures with tips about traveling and exploring the natural world as a new family.