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What to read--Non-fiction Tales of Exploration and Adventure: Home

Like exploration stories?

This page is a list of recommendations of non-fiction books that deal with exploration and adventure, based on the books available at the Saratoga Springs Public Library and the libraries in the Southern Adirondack Library System.

There is also a list of exploration and adventure books put together by National Geographic here: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/0404/adventure_books_1-19.html

Don't see anything you like? You can also ask us for personalized recommendations by filling out the form here: http://www.sspl.org/readers/suggestions/

On the Sea

Journeys by Air

The American Frontier

Polar Exploration

Continents, Deserts, and Jungles

Mountain Climbing

Modern Adventures