Geography & World Cultures: UPPER YEARS

Upper Years:

UNITED STATES GEOGRAPHY–UPPER YEARS

Along the Edge of Alaska by Peter Jenkins

Alistair Cooke’s America by Alistair Cooke

Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon

Charles Kuralt’s America by Charles Kuralt

Listening to America by Bill Moyers

Looking for Alaska by Peter Jenkins

Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins

Walk West by Peter Jenkins [out-of-print, but widely available in libraries and used book stores]

WORLD GEOGRAPHY–UPPER YEARS

Dove by Robin Graham

The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux

Riding the Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux

River of Doubt by Candice Millard

Walk Across China by Peter Jenkins

Also recommended: Rick Steve’s excellent travel dvds–some available on the web for free viewing or on many PBS stations; Lonely Planet dvds [parental discretion advised] and Michael Palin’s many travel adventures–available for purchase, at Netflix and in many libraries.

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