This story about a man fighting to survive in the cold should help you feel cooler if the weather is hot where you live. It tells about a young man who came to the Yukon and broke the most important rule of the old-timers: never travel alone, especially when it is 60 degrees below!
Life in the American West was hard. During the California Gold Rush, it was also very dangerous. This story by Bret Harte tells of a small group of people forced to leave their town. Read about their struggle to survive a journey in the freezing Sierra Nevada mountains. More
A stranger comes to share a warm fire with a family on a cold night in the mountains. They talk about what is most important to them. Then part of the mountain starts to fall. Rocks and earth fall near the little house. What will become of the family and their visitor? More