Denise Long is a licensed private investigator and a former search and rescue (SAR) professional, who teaches wilderness survival classes for kids. She holds BA and BS degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology, and is a certified Crime Analyst. She was a fraud investigator on an FBI task force, a deputy probation officer, a crisis counselor, and a correctional officer. She has trained German Shepherds her entire life for search and rescue, pet therapy, and fun. She is a lifelong camper and nature enthusiast.
"if exploring is on your child's agenda this summer, this is a
great book to get lost in."--Queens Family and Brooklyn
"[a] fun and practical guide."--Minnesota Parent
"A splendid volume for young adventurers." --Kirkus Reviews
"This practical book by a veteran search and rescue volunteer offers excellent tips on coping with potentially dangerous situations in the backcountry...a great book for anyone, young or old, who spends time in remote areas." --Denver Post