Gathered Around the Campfire: S'mores and Stories Under the Stars

Gathered Around the Campfire: S'mores and Stories Under the Stars

by Melody A. Carlson
Gathered Around the Campfire: S'mores and Stories Under the Stars

Gathered Around the Campfire: S'mores and Stories Under the Stars

by Melody A. Carlson


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Celebrate the Great Outdoors
Whether your idea of camping is in a tiny tent, a luxury RV, or somewhere in between, nothing beats having fun with family and friends in the fresh air. Relive favorite memories of childhood vacations and get excited for future outdoor adventures with these humorous and heartwarming recollections from bestselling author and camping enthusiast Melody Carlson.
Pack your gear and hit the road with Melody as you encounter 

  • Campfire Connections—how a simple offer of firewood sparks a friendship.
  • Lolly the Bear—an unexpected guest with a sweet tooth pays a morning visit.
  • The Worst Camping Trip Ever—a pregnant woman and a torrential downpour make for a hasty midnight departure.
  • Best-Laid Plans—all it takes is one unhappy camper to spoil an outing.
  • Fireworks on the Fourth—an explosive clash between generations ends with a promise of unconditional love  
Along the way, you’ll enjoy inspirational quotes and practical tips to make your next camping experience even “s’more” of a success. So gather ‘round and get ready for some unforgettable stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736979757
Publisher: Ten Peaks Press
Publication date: 05/05/2020
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,060,493
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Melody Carlson has written 200 books for teens, women, and children (more than seven million copies sold). She’s won several awards from the Romance Writers of America, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, Christian Retailing magazine, and other national organizations. Melody and her husband have two grown sons and make their home in the Pacific Northwest.

Table of Contents

Dear Fellow Campers 5

1 The Urge 6

2 The Haves and Have-Nots 10

3 A Site with a View 14

4 Campfire Connections 18

5 Best-Laid Plans 22

6 Playing House 26

7 Grandpa's Trailer 30

3 Sleepaway Camp 34

9 Size Matters 38

10 Camp Food 42

11 Packing In 46

12 Moving Up 50

13 The Long, Long Trailer 54

14 More is More 58

15 Buffalo Binge 62

16 The Worst Camping Trip Ever 66

17 Camping With Teens 70

18 Under the Overpass 74

19 The Deer Who Came to Dinner 78

20 Mountain Climbers 82

21 Moving on Up 86

22 Road of No Return 90

23 Her Last Camping Trip 94

24 Plumbing in the Vineyard 98

25 Rattlesnake for Lunch, Anyone? 102

26 Best Birthday Party 106

27 Lolly the Bear 110

28 The Getaway 114

29 Stinking Water Campground 118

30 Fireworks on the Fourth 122

31 RV Dog 126

32 Fine Feathered Friends 130

33 Spring in the Springs 134

34 Camp Friends Forever 138

35 The More the Merrier 142

36 Cowboy Camping 146

37 The Kissing Bear 150

38 Girl Trip 154

39 Ready for Anything 158

40 On the Beach 162

41 Glamping 101 166

42 One Fish, Two Fish 170

43 Home Away From Home 174

44 Outdoor Decor 178

45 Cooking Out 182

46 The Girl Scout Cabin 186

47 Inconvenient Conveniences 190

48 Less Is More 194

49 The RV Pace 198

50 Camp Catastrophes 202

51 The Camp Host 206

52 Vintage Fun 210

53 Breaking Camp 214

54 The Next Trip 218

A Final Word to My Fellow Campers 223

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