Teens Read Adventure & Survival
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?
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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?
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?
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”.