prepping, survival and/or homesteading books

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by aj82, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. aj82

    aj82
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    Hey all. So, my little sisters birthday is coming up and she said she wants books on prepping, survival, homesteading, gardening and similar topics. Looking for any and all recommendations for books on these topics. Thanx in advance.
     
  2. Bazooka Joe

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    The Backyard Homestead by Carleen Madigan
    The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times by Carol Deppe
    Any of the Backwoods Home magazine anthologies
    Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving by Judi Kingry and Lauren Devine
    Four Season Harvest by Elliot Coleman
    The Survival Medicine Handbook by Alton and Alton
    The Encyclopedia of Country Living by Carla Emery
    Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters and Worst-Case Scenarios by Lisa Bedford
     
  3. gunfreak

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    I second the Backwoods Home and we also get Mother Earth News.
     
  4. EZLivin

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    For sure - take a look at Backwoods Home Magazine.
     
  5. MikeE

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    Four Season Harvest is my bible!
     
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  6. OLDNEWBIE

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    This is near impossible with me. I might look that book up.
     
  7. Frankenrifle

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    Any of these: http://www.thesurvivaldoctor.com/survival-books/ unless she's already a nurse or first responder. Too many people focus on how to grow food or build shelter but not what to do when your campfire burns, or you break an arm bugging out.
     

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