JSE-ESSC | ISBN 978-078915052-3 | Softcover | $14.95
JSE-ESHC | ISBN 978-078079023-0 | Hardcover | $21.95

On the Edge of Survival, Student Book

JSE-ESSC | ISBN 978-078915052-3 | Softcover | $14.95
JSE-ESHC | ISBN 978-078079023-0 | Hardcover | $21.95

On the Edge of Survival, Student Book

"What can be learned from survival literature?" This book from the Literature & Thought series contains literature that challenges the reader, promotes critical thinking, and encourages independent exploration of themes and issues related to this topic.

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Contents

Prologue

Done With Ann Stanford

Creating Context

To Fall in the Dark Void—Lessons of Survival • Concept Vocabulary

Cluster One: Why Do People Take Risks?

Thinking Skill: Hypothesizing

Wilding (short story)
Jane Yolen
Allen Greshner (poem)
Mel Glenn
Search and Rescue (autobiography)
Tim Cahill
The Fine Madness of Iditarod (autobiography)
Gary Paulsen

Cluster Two: After Surviving?

Thinking Skill: Generalizing

Contents of the Dead Man’s Pockets (short story)
Jack Finney
Appetizer (short story)
Robert Abel
Staying Alive (poem)
David Wagoner

Cluster Three: What Would You Risk?

Thinking Skill: Evaluating

Battle by the Breadfruit Tree (article)
Theodore Waldeck
The Man in the Water (editorial essay)
Roger Rosenblatt
Jared (short story)
David Gifaldi
Plainswoman (short story)
William Forrest

Cluster Four: Thinking on Your Own

Thinking Skill: Synthesizing

Into the Wild (biography)
Jon Krakauer