Great adventure books for teens.
Abandoned by their mother, four children begin a search for a home and an identity.
The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers.
A Native American girl spent eighteen years alone on an island off the coast of California. This is her story.
A thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack.
Stranded on a raft with a tiger, Pi used his knowledge, wits, and faith to keep himself alive. (2002)
In 1999, a seventeen-year-old Australian sailed around the world alone, completely unassisted.
Emily and a young Indonesian boy fight to stay alive after a ferry accident.
Peak's famous dad wants him to be the youngest person ever to climb Mount Everest.
An earthquake destroys Franny's home while her parents are away at the 1989 World Series.
In 1820, a sperm whale sank the whaleship "Essex", but the crew survived against extreme odds.