ADVENTURE SURVIVAL
J Paperback AIK
Aiken, Joan. Wolves of Willoughby Chase. (Wolves of Willoughby series)
Cousins Bonnie and Sylvia and their friend Simon face many adventures when their governess sends them to
stay with her brutal sister.

J Fiction ALE
Alexander, Lloyd. The Xanadu adventure. (Vesper Holly series)
Vesper Holly's adventures continue as she, her guardians, and their friends journey to Asia Minor in search of
the ancient city of Troy, but fall into the trap of an old nemesis.

YA Paperback ALL
Allende, Isabel. City of the beasts. (Alexander Cold trilogy)
When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a
humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert
disaster for the Indians.

J Paperback ARD
Ardagh, Philip. A house called Awful End. (Eddie Dickens trilogy)
When eleven-year-old Eddie Dickens's ill parents become "a bit crinkly round the edges," he is taken by his
great-uncle and great-aunt and embarks on adventures that involve strolling actors, St. Horrid's Home for
Grateful Orphans, and a carnival float shaped like a giant cow.

J Paperback BUR
Burgess, Melvin. The copper treasure.
In mid-nineteenth century London, three young boys are on a grand adventure to try to recover a large and
valuable roll of copper that falls off a ship and lands at the bottom of the Thames River.

J Paperback CRE
Creech, Sharon. The wanderer.
Thirteen-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing aboard the Wanderer, a
forty-five foot sailboat, which, along with uncles and another cousin, is en route to visit their grandfather in

J Fiction EVA
Evans, Douglas. MVP: Magellan Voyage Project.
Twelve-year-old Adam Story is challenged to become the first youngster to travel around the world in forty
days without an adult.
J Paperback GEO
George, Jean Craighead. Tree castle island.
After building his own canoe, fourteen-year-old Jack Hawkins goes to try it out in his beloved Okefenokee
Swamp, where an accident tests his survival skills and leads him to a shocking discovery.

J Fiction GUT
Gutman, Dan. Getting air.
After foiling a terrorist hijacking aboard their airplane, fourteen-year-old Jimmy, his younger sister, and two
skateboarding friends crash-land the plane and try to survive in a forest wilderness until help arrives.

YA Paperback HOB
Hobbs, Will. Wild Man Island.
After fourteen-year-old Andy slips away from his kayaking group to visit the wilderness site of his
archaeologist father's death, a storm strands him on Admiralty Island, Alaska, where he manages to survive,
encounters unexpected animal and human inhabitants, and looks for traces of the earliest prehistoric
immigrants to America.

J Paperback HOL
Holm, Anne. I am David.
After escaping from an Eastern European concentration camp where he has spent most of his life, a twelve-
year-old boy struggles to cope with an entirely strange world as he flees northward to freedom in Denmark.

J Paperback KOR
Korman, Gordon.
Korman writes several fast paced adventure and survival series. These include the Dive series, Everest
series, Kidnapped series, On the run series, and Island series.

YA Ficton KEY
Key, Watt. Alabama moon.
After the death of his father, ten-year-old Moon leaves their forest shelter home and is sent to an Alabama
institution, becoming entangled in the outside world he has never known and making good friends and a
relentless enemy.

YA Ficton LAW
Lawrence, Iain. The convicts.
His efforts to avenge his father's unjust imprisonment force thirteen-year-old Tom Tin into the streets of
nineteenth-century London, but after he is convicted of murder, Tom is eventually sent to Australia where he
has a surprise reunion.

YA Fiction LEE
Lee, Tanith. Piratica: being a daring tale of a singular girl’s adventure upon the high seas.
A bump on the head restores Art's memories of her mother and the exciting life they led, so the sixteen-year-
old leaves Angels Academy for Young Maidens, seeks out the pirates who were her family before her
mother's death, and leads them back to adventure on the high seas.

YA Paperback MAR
Marsden, John. Tomorrow, when the war began. (Tomorrow series)
Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been
invaded and they must hide to stay alive.
YA Paperback MCK
McKernan, Victoria. Shackleton’s stowaway.
A fictionalized account of the adventures of eighteen-year-old Perce, who stows away on a ship headed for
the Antarctic. When the ship is crushed by ice, Perce endures many hardships in his return journey across
sea and ice.

YA Paperback TUL
Tullson, Diane. Red Sea.
When fourteen-year-old Libby, her Mom, and her new step-dad set out on a year-long sailing adventure, Libby
believes missing her friends and being forced to spend time with her parents is the worst thing that could
happen to her, until their sailboat is attacked by violent modern-day pirates.

YA Paperback VAN
Van Draanen, Wendelin. Runaway.
After running away from her fifth foster home, Holly, a twelve-year-old orphan, travels across the country,
keeping a journal of her experiences and struggle to survive.

J Fiction VAN
Van Leeuwen, Jean. Cabin on trouble creek.
In 1803 in Ohio, two young brothers are left to finish the log cabin and guard the land while their father goes
back to Pennsylvania to fetch their mother and younger siblings.

YA Fiction YAN
Yancy, Richard. The extraordinary adventures of Alfred Kropp.
Through a series of dangerous and violent misadventures, teenage loser Alfred Kropp rescues King Arthur's
legendary sword Excalibur from the forces of evil.

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