The American Boys Handy Book (Google eBook)
Gives illustrated instructions for a variety of projects and activities for each season of the year including making kites, rearing wild birds, camping out without a tent, sailing small boats, fishing in winter, raising dogs, making theatrical costumes, and many other things.
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: American Boys Handy BookUser Review - David Mills - Goodreads
Dan Beard's practical and historically prosaic advise for those interested in childhood in times past and/or survival in expeditionary in present situation. I've used Beard's advise in equal measure with my kids in the backyard and with Marine's in the bush. Read full review
Review: American Boys Handy BookUser Review - Andrew Crouthamel - Goodreads
Some of the items are not legal in many states anymore, but still great knowledge anyway. Lots of ideas for fun outside, still relevant to modern day due to people trying to get off computers now ... Read full review