The Hike

The Hike
Author: Drew Magary
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2016-08-02
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780399563867

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“The Hike just works. It’s like early, good Chuck Palahniuk. . . . Magary underhands a twist in at the end that hits you like a sharp jab at the bell. . . . It’s just that good.” — “A page-turner. . . . Inventive, funny. . . . Quietly profound and touching.”—BoingBoing From the author of The Night the Lights Went Out and The Postmortal, a fantasy saga unlike any you’ve read before, weaving elements of folk tales and video games into a riveting, unforgettable adventure of what a man will endure to return to his family When Ben, a suburban family man, takes a business trip to rural Pennsylvania, he decides to spend the afternoon before his dinner meeting on a short hike. Once he sets out into the woods behind his hotel, he quickly comes to realize that the path he has chosen cannot be given up easily. With no choice but to move forward, Ben finds himself falling deeper and deeper into a world of man-eating giants, bizarre demons, and colossal insects. On a quest of epic, life-or-death proportions, Ben finds help comes in some of the most unexpected forms, including a profane crustacean and a variety of magical objects, tools, and potions. Desperate to return to his family, Ben is determined to track down the “Producer,” the creator of the world in which he is being held hostage and the only one who can free him from the path. At once bitingly funny and emotionally absorbing, Magary’s novel is a remarkably unique addition to the contemporary fantasy genre, one that draws as easily from the world of classic folk tales as it does from video games. In The Hike, Magary takes readers on a daring odyssey away from our day-to-day grind and transports them into an enthralling world propelled by heart, imagination, and survival.

The Hike

The Hike
Author: Alison Farrell
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 56
Release: 2019-10-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781452179278

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With lyrical language that captures the majesty of the natural world coupled with fun narrative featured throughout, this spirited picture book tells the victorious story of three girls' friendship—and their tribulations and triumphs in the great outdoors. Here is the best and worst of any hike: from picnics to puffing and panting, deer-sighting to detours. Featuring a glossary, a sketchbook by one of the characters, abundant labels throughout, and scientific backmatter, this book is a must-have for budding scientists, best friends, and all adventurers. And it proves, as if proof were needed, what epic things can happen right in your own backyard.


Author: Pete Oswald
Publsiher: Candlewick Press
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2020-03-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781536216899

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Take to the trails for a celebration of nature — and a day spent with dad. In the cool and quiet early light of morning, a father and child wake up. Today they’re going on a hike. Follow the duo into the mountains as they witness the magic of the wilderness, overcome challenges, and play a small role in the survival of the forest. By the time they return home, they feel alive — and closer than ever — as they document their hike and take their place in family history. In detail-rich panels and textured panoramas, Pete Oswald perfectly paces this nearly wordless adventure, allowing readers to pause for subtle wonders and marvel at the views. A touching tribute to the bond between father and child, with resonant themes for Earth Day, Hike is a breath of fresh air.

The Hike to Home

The Hike to Home
Author: Jess Rinker
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2022-07-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781250812759

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In this fun middle grade adventure, a young girl and her two new friends brave the wilderness to find a castle, prove a local legend, and discover the true meaning of home. Lin Moser is not looking forward to this summer. After living on the road all her life, hiking mountains and traveling through the country in an RV with her house-flipping parents, she’s now stuck in Newbridge, New Jersey for their longest stay yet. With Mom away on a year-long naturalist assignment, Lin has resigned herself to having the most boring summer ever. But then she finds out about a local legend: an ancient ruined castle in the woods that no one has been able to find. Hiking to this castle would be like a quest. . . such an amazing quest that Mom might even come home, and they could adventure together the way they used to. Determined to create her own adventure, Lin sets off on her biggest one yet—braving the wilderness with her two new friends, seeking the castle, and maybe discovering a new idea of home along the way. With her trademark humor and heart, Jess Rinker delivers a story of adventure and growing up in The Hike to Home.

Hike It Baby

Hike It Baby
Author: Shanti Hodges
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2018-06-01
Genre: Family & Relationships
ISBN: 9781493033911

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New parents and parents of toddlers face unique challenges when it comes to planning outdoor trips. “Family-friendly trail” is often a misleading phrase, and doesn’t take young children under the age of 5 into consideration, whose safety and comfort require a different perspective. The unpredictable nature of little ones leads many parents to put their adventure dreams on the back burner, missing out on years of meaningful experiences as a family. Hike it Baby presents 100 outdoor adventures across the U.S. that you can take with babies and toddlers (really!), along with everything you need to know about exploring the natural world. Sourced from real families using Hike it Baby’s trail-tested system, this book helps moms and dads get out there in their comfort zone, yet feel like hardcore adventurers! Whether you’ve always wanted to hike part of the Appalachian Trail, splash around in gentle Northwest waterfalls, or scramble up rocks in the desert surrounded by Joshua Trees, this book shows you how to plan a truly memorable journey together.

Take A Hike A Donkey Donk Story Book 3

Take A Hike  A Donkey Donk Story  Book 3
Author: Ellen F. Feld
Publsiher: Willow Bend Publishing
Total Pages: 36
Release: 2021-04-08
Genre: Pets
ISBN: 9781733767415

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Donkey-Donk wants to hike Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeastern United States. Before she can hike the mountain, however, she must get in shape by lifting weights and working out on her treadmill. Then it’s off to New Hampshire and the White Mountains, where Mount Washington awaits. Follow along with Donk as she hikes this amazing mountain and enjoy the incredible scenery that she discovers. Over 20 beautiful, professional photographs of Donk as she prepares for, and then hikes, Mt. Washington.

The HIke

The HIke
Author: T Albert
Publsiher: Independently Published
Total Pages: 26
Release: 2020-11-10
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9798562472847

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A heartwarming family story about a little girl and her best friend - her grandfather. On a hiking trip with her grandfather, Mandy learns many gentle lessons about love, family and relationships. This book is a must on every child's bookshelf.

Halton Hikes

Halton Hikes
Author: Nicola Ross
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2016-10
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 0994030215

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