22 of the Best Non-Fiction Outdoor Adventure Books Ever WrittenHighlighting nonfiction for teens is one of my passions. YA nonfiction covers everything topic-wise that adult nonfiction covers. There are memoirs and biographies, histories of events or individuals who changed the course of those historical events, personal essay collections, and more. Some YA nonfiction books are told through the comic format while others are told through scrapbook style formatting, allowing images and documents to pepper the prose. Some are also told in verse.
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Everest disaster. With a balanced take on the characters and a colorful depiction of the weather that shaped the event, Krakauer won an Academy Award in Literature in Thanks for voting! Please tell us why you like it! Please tell us why you don't like it!
Why risk your own life and limbs when you can revel in just how badly it can go wrong for others? We asked a panel of explorers and adventurers to nominate their favourite tales of suffering and survival. In , to "prove" that the Pacific was settled from the West they couldn't , Norwegian Heyerdahl and his companions sailed 4, miles from Peru towards Polynesia in — or, rather, on — the kind of primitive sea-craft the aboriginal settlers would have used. Surely the most inspiring adventure story ever told. Get a copy.
As an outdoor writer, I eat, sleep, and breathe all things adventure shocking, I know. My complete list of the best non-fiction adventure books in the outdoors and beyond has something for nearly every interest. Note: This post contains affiliate links, meaning I get a small kickback for any purchases made through these links, at no added cost to you. This helps me pay for expenses regarding my blog, so I can keep bringing you rad suggestions for free. The hardest part about creating a list of stellar non-fiction adventure books had nothing to do with actually reading the material. But how? I chose to stick with general themes in the literature.