Teens Read Adventure & Survival

68 Knots
68 Knots A Novel By Evans, Michael Robert (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION EVANS MICHAEL Available in some locations

Annotation:357p. (Gr 9-12) Eight teenagers signed up for a summer leadership cruise. What plans to be an exciting summer at sea turns into a crazy adventure when their owner commits suicide a few days into the trip. Instead of heading back, they embark on a wild ride, filled with romance, storms and lack of food. Will they make it through 68 days at sea?

Skate By Harmon, Michael B. (Book - 2006 ) / FICTION HARMON MICHAEL Available in some locations

Annotation:242 p. (Gr 8-12) Ian runs away with his younger brother to the wilderness of Washington State in search of their father.

The Winter Road
The Winter Road By Hokenson, Terry (Book - 2006 ) / FICTION HOKENSO TERRY Available in some locations

Annotation:175p. (Gr 7-12) When seventeen-year-old Willa’s small plane crash lands in the snowy wilderness of Canada, every day is a fight to survive.

Over A Thousand Hills I Walk With You
Over A Thousand Hills I Walk With You By Jansen, Hanna (Book - 2006 ) / FICTION JANSEN HANNA Available in some locations

Annotation:342p. (Gr 8-12) With the help of her adoptive mother in Germany, Jeanne d’Arc Umubyeyi tells the story of the 1994 genocide war in Rwanda which left her an orphan and without family.

The Killing Sea
The Killing Sea By Lewis, Richard (Book - 2007 ) / PB LEWIS Available in some locations

Annotation:183p. (Gr 6-10) Ruslan and Sarah have completely different lives, but they are both in Indonesia when the Tsunami hits and they must help each other to survive.

The White Darkness
The White Darkness A Novel By McCaughrean, Geraldine (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION MCCAUGH GERALDI Available in some locations

Annotation:373p. (Gr 8 and up) Fourteen year old Symone is taken to Antarctica on a vacation by a man she thinks is her uncle. She discovers that he is dangerously unhinged and her vacation becomes an ordeal that she must fight to survive.

Bloody Jack
Bloody Jack Being An Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy By Meyer, L. A. (Book - 2002 ) / FICTION MEYER L. Available in some locations

Annotation:278 p. (Gr 8-12) Left alone on the streets, Mary takes refuge on a ship. The only catch is that she is disguised as a ship's boy named Jack Faber. Life on a pirate ship is hard and dirty, can she make it without anyone finding out she is a girl?

Unwind By Shusterman, Neal (Book - 2007 ) / SF SHUSTER NEAL Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 11 copies

Annotation:335p. (Gr 7 and up) In a future society, three teens are sent to a harvest camp where they are scheduled to give up their vital organs for transplants. How will they escape the fate that the adults have chosen for them?

The Trap
The Trap By Smelcer, John E. (Book - 2006 ) / FICTION SMELCER JOHN Available in some locations

Annotation:170p. (Gr 7-12) Johnny Least-Weasel must find his grandfather, racing against the dropping temperature as Albert Least-Weasel must try to survive with little food while keeping menacing wolves at bay. Stuck in a wilderness that is strangely familiar, they must realize what Nature really is in order to survive.

Peak By Smith, Roland (Book - 2007 ) J/ FICTION SMITH ROLAND Available in some locations

Annotation:246p. (Gr 6-9) Peak is in serious trouble for scaling the skyscrapers in New York City. In order to quench his desire to climb building, his mother sends him to his father, who is climbing Mount Everest. This begins Peak's crazy, exhilarating and dangerous journey to the summit. Will he make it alive?

The Drifting Classroom
The Drifting Classroom Vol. 1 By Umezu, Kazuo (Book - 2006 ) / 741.5952 UMEZU Available in some locations

Annotation:186 p. (Gr 10-12) In this classic manga, Sho Takamatsu’s school is mysteriously transported to the middle of a barren desert. Will Sho survive a food shortage, crazy adults, killer insects and his own classmates to find a way home?

The Rogues
The Rogues By Yolen, Jane (Book - 2007 ) J/ FICTION YOLEN JANE Available in some locations

Annotation:277p. (Gr 7-12) Forced out from their home by the ruthless laird during the Highland Clearances, 15 year old Roddy Macallan is convinced the only hope for his family is to find the Blessing – a gift from Bonnie Prince Charlie. He sets out on his treacherous journey full of daring exploits with a man simply named, “The Rogue”.

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