Survival!

Great adventure books for teens.

A Girl Named Disaster
Artist/Author/Cast:
Farmer, Nancy
Call Number:
YP F Farmer
Description:

Nhamo flees from her home in Mozambique to escape an arranged marriage and faces danger and starvation.

Airborn
Artist/Author/Cast:
Oppel, Kenneth
Call Number:
YP F Oppel
Description:

Matt Cruse, cabin boy on the great airship Aurora, is about to have an adventure beyond his wildest dreams.

Boston Jane: An Adventure
Artist/Author/Cast:
Holm, Jennifer L.
Call Number:
YP F Holm
Description:

16-year-old Jane Peck has come to the wilds of the Northwest to get married, but nothing is as she expected.

Brian's Hunt
Artist/Author/Cast:
Paulsen, Gary
Call Number:
YP F Paulsen
Description:

Two years after his experiences in "Hatchet," Brian returns to the wilderness to hunt a dangerous bear.

Deathwatch
Artist/Author/Cast:
White, Robb
Call Number:
YP F White
Description:

A hunting trip turns into a test for survival as Ben guides a ruthless businessman into the desert.

Escaping the Giant Wave
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kehret, Peg
Call Number:
YP F Kehret
Description:

Kyle has to think fast when a tsunami hits: his parents are away, and he must save his sister.

Far North
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hobbs, William; Hobbs, Will
Call Number:
YP F Hobbs
Description:

Two teenage boys become stranded in Canada's frozen wilderness when their plane goes down.

Hatchet
Artist/Author/Cast:
Paulsen, Gary
Call Number:
JF/YP F Paulsen
Description:

After a plane crash, 13-year-old Brian spends 54 days in the Canadian wilderness, surviving with only a hatchet.

Homecoming
Artist/Author/Cast:
Voigt, Cynthia
Call Number:
YP F Voigt
Description:

Abandoned by their mother, four children begin a search for a home and an identity.

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Artist/Author/Cast:
Krakauer, Jon
Call Number:
796.522 K894i
Description:

The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers.

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