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Trail into Darkness
- Brad Robie
In Brad Robie’s short story “Trail into Darkness,” a boy gets lost while snowshoeing with his family.Pair “Trail into Darkness” with “What is Antarctica?” and ask students to discuss the dangers present in both environments. In what ways is Antarctica dangerous to humans? How does this compare to the dangers that Luke faces when he gets lost snowshoeing?