12 Classic Wilderness Survival Chapter Books Worth Revisiting

    We had so many crazy adventures as kids... and all of them while hiding under the covers with a flashlight after bedtime.

    1. Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome, 1930

    2. Baby Island by Carol Ryrie Brink, 1937

    3. Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry, 1940

    4. The Black Stallion by Walter Farley, 1941

    5. Daughter of the Mountains by Louise Rankin, 1948

    6. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George, 1959

    7. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, 1960

    8. Incident at Hawk's Hill by Allan W. Eckert, 1971

    9. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George, 1972

    10. The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare, 1983

    11. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, 1987