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Planning post (work-in-progress)

NORTH AMERICA: Canada
Dinosaur Provincial Park
- Read a book set in Alberta
- Read a book about dinosaurs (living or fossils)
- Take home item – Piece of petrified bone: Read a book that has the word “bone” in the title

NORTH AMERICA: USA
Yellowstone National Park
- read a book set in Wyoming, Montana or Idaho
- read a book about a vacation in the mountains.
- Take home item – Bear Tooth Pendant: Read a book that has wildlife (bear, deer, moose, elk, or wolf) on the cover.

NORTH AMERICA: Mexico & Caribbean
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
- Read a book set in Mexico
- Read a book about migration (human, animal, insect)
- Take Home Item – Butterfly: Read a book where a butterfly is on the cover or the word is in the title.

SOUTH AMERICA: Peru
Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana
- Read a book set in Peru
- Read a book set in space. Caliban's War 02/06/2016
- Take Home Item – Bird: Read a book with the word bird in the title or the author’s name.

EUROPE: Iceland
Surtsey
- Read a book set in Iceland
- Read a book about a volcano
- Take Home Item – piece of lava: Read a book with a black rock on the cover.

France:
a. Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche
- Read a book set in France
- Read a book about painting Girl in Hyacinth Blue 02/02/2016
- Take Home Item: - Piece of Charcoal: Read a book with a dark grey or black cover (70%)

United Kingdom
b. Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast
- Read a book set in North Ireland or Ireland The Secret Place 01/25/2016
- Read a book with a giant in it.
- Take Home Item – Emerald: Read a book with a predominant green cover (70%)

Africa: Mali:
a. Timbuktu
- Read a book set in Mali
- Read a book set in a university
- Take Home Item – a Book: Read a book about books. Ink and Bone 02/26/2016


ASIA: China
The Great Wall
- Read a book set in China
- Read a book in which there is an army.
- Take Home Item – Brick: Because the Great Wall is colossal and made of bricks, read a chunkster that is more than 500 pages.

India
- Read a book set in India
- Read a book about a great love Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet 03/01/2016
- Take Home Item – White Marble: Read a book with a predominantly white cover (70%) and with minimal black on it. No other colours are allowed. 1984

b. Mountain Railways of India
- Read a book set in India
- Read a book either published between 1800-1899 or set in the time period
- Take Home Item – Train Model: Read a book set on a train, or with the word “train” in the title

AUSTRALIA/SOUTH SEA ISLANDS: New Zealand
Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand
- Read a book set in New Zealand
- Read a book in the fantasy genre (sorry, can’t help but think of the Lord of the Rings movies)
- Take Home Item – Chunk of Glacier Ice: Read a book where there is snow/ice on the cover, or “snow” or “ice” is in the title.


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