How to Go Anywhere (and Not Get Lost)

A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers


By Hans Aschim

Foreword by Nainoa Thompson

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$19.95 CAD

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Born to explore

Get outside with this interactive book that shows how explorers have found their way around the planet for thousands of years. Read about the ancient Polynesians who tracked the stars and waves to sail precise paths through the ocean. Or the Age of European Exploration navigators who use compasses and dead reckoning to reach the New World. And learn the science behind radar and modern-day GPS satellites. Then discover how to do it yourself! With illustrated activities as well as handy tips throughout, you’ll learn the fascinating history and seriously useful skills to become a true navigator.
Up your adventure game and learn to:
—Find north and south by reading the trees
—Make a simple compass
—Use the stars to tell time
—Build a basic sextant
—Get your bearings using the sun
—Go treasure hunting with GPS


  • "An ideal resource to integrate geography, history, and STEM." Booklist

    "A nice addition to school collections where geography and human movement are studied.” School Library Journal

On Sale
Mar 30, 2021
Page Count
224 pages

Hans Aschim

About the Author

Hans Aschim is a Brooklyn-based writer and communications consultant. He's traveled the world over writing for Outside, Vice Sports, Esquire, Men's Journal, and other publications, and mentors kids for the sports and outdoors nonprofit Stoked.

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