Survival!

Great adventure books for teens.

Island of the Blue Dolphins
Artist/Author/Cast:
O'Dell, Scott; Lewin, Ted (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF/YP F O'Dell
Description:

A Native American girl spent eighteen years alone on an island off the coast of California. This is her story.

Julie of the Wolves
Artist/Author/Cast:
George, Jean Craighead; Schoenherr, John (Illustrator)
Call Number:
YP F George
Description:

A thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack.

Life of Pi
Artist/Author/Cast:
Martel, Yann
Call Number:
F Martel
Description:

Stranded on a raft with a tiger, Pi used his knowledge, wits, and faith to keep himself alive. (2002)

Overboard
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fama, Elizabeth
Call Number:
YP F Fama
Description:

Emily and a young Indonesian boy fight to stay alive after a ferry accident.

Peak
Artist/Author/Cast:
Smith, Roland
Call Number:
YP F Smith
Description:

Peak's famous dad wants him to be the youngest person ever to climb Mount Everest.

Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex
Artist/Author/Cast:
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Call Number:
YP 910.9164 P5457r
Description:

In 1820, a sperm whale sank the whaleship "Essex", but the crew survived against extreme odds.

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
Artist/Author/Cast:
Armstrong, Jennifer
Call Number:
YP 919.8904 A7364s
Description:

For a hard core survival story, read about legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton and his men and the hardships they endured.

The Best Short Stories of Jack London
Artist/Author/Cast:
London, Jack
Call Number:
F London
Description:

Well-known adventure stories from a "one-in-a-million" storyteller.

The Broken Blade
Artist/Author/Cast:
Durbin, William
Call Number:
JF Durbin
Description:

In 1800, 13-year-old Pierre La Page never imagined he'd be leaving Montreal to paddle 2,400 miles.

The Goats
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cole, Brock (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
YP F Cole
Description:

Two misfit kids at summer camp become the "goats" in cruel tradition.

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