AVI MCCA PEET
The True Confessions of The White Darkness Tamar: A Novel of Espionage,
Charlotte Doyle by Geraldine McCaughrean, 2006 Passion, and Betrayal
by AVI, 1990 by Mal Peet, 2007
As the lone "young lady" on a transatlantic voyage in Taken to Antarctica by the man she thinks of as her
1832, Charlotte learns that the captain is murderous uncle, Symone discovers that he is dangerously In England in 1995, Tamar, grief-stricken by the
and the crew rebellious. obsessed with seeking Symone's Hole, an opening puzzling death of her grandfather, slowly begins to
that leads into the center of a hollow Earth. uncover the secrets of his life in the Dutch resistance
BLAC during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
Year of the Hangman MCKE
by Gary l. Blackwood, 2002 Shackelton’s Stowaway REES
By Victoria McKernan, 2005 Pirates
In 1777, having been kidnapped and taken forcibly by Celia Rees, 2003
from England to the American colonies, fifteen-year- A fictionalized account of an 18 year-old boy who
old Creighton becomes part of developments in the stowed away for the 1914 Shackelton Antarctic
In 1722, after arriving with her brother at the
political unrest and change the course of history. expedition and, after their ship was crushed by ice,
family's Jamaican plantation where she is to be
endured many hardships.
married off, Nancy Kington escapes with her slave
BRUC friend, Minerva Sharpe, and together they become
Code Talker: A Novel About the MIKA pirates traveling the world in search of treasure.
Navajo Marines of WWII Countdown
By Joseph Bruchac, 2005 by Ben Mikaelsen, 1996 SLEA
In two parallel stories, a fourteen-year-old boy who by William Sleator, 1999
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites
is NASA's first Junior Astronaut and a fourteen-year-
that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay &
old Maasai herder in Kenya both edge into maturity
other Navajo men are recruited by the marines to Not long after learning that he was adopted, eleven-
while questioning their family traditions.
become code talkers, sending messages during WW year-old Peter is hit by a car and then given several
II in their native tongue. chances to alter events that could lead to his death.
HORO Airborn Paperback
Stormbreaker by Kenneth Oppel, 2004 B
by Anthony Horowitz, 2000 Forbidden City
Matt, a cabin boy on an airship, and Kate, a wealthy
girl traveling with her chaperone, team up to search by William Bell, 1990
After the death of the uncle who had been his
for the existence of mysterious winged creatures
guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to
living hundreds of feet above the Earth’s surface. Thrilled when his cameraman father invites him
continue his uncle's dangerous work for Britain's
Sequel: Skybreaker along on an assignment, he does not suspect that
intelligence agency, MI6.
they will become part of the great historical events
Alex Rider Series
The Sacrifice by Gary Paulsen, 1987
A Girl Named Disaster
by Diane Matcheck, 1998 by Nancy Farmer, 1996
After a plane crash, Brian spends fifty-four days in
the wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid
When her father's death leaves her orphaned and an
of a hatchet given to him by his mother, and learning While journeying to Zimbabwe, eleven-year-old
outcast among her Apsaalooka people, she sets out
also to survive his parent’s divorce. Nhamo struggles to escape drowning and starvation
to avenge his death and prove that she, not her dead
and comes close to the luminous world of the African
twin brother, is destined to be the Great One.
Downriver The Maestro
by Will Hobb, 1991 by Tim Wynne-Jones, 1996
Jessie and the other rebellious teenage members of
a wilderness survival school team abandon their
Fleeing from his brutal father, Burl arrives at the
remote cabin of an eccentric genius who in just one
On the Edge
adult leader, and try to run the dangerous white
water at the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
day changes the young man’s life forever.
J For Teens
M 13 Little Blue Envelopes
Fallen Angels by Maureen Johnson, 2005
by Walter Dean Myers, 1988
When 17 year old Ginny receives a packet of
Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, mysterious envelopes from her aunt, she leaves New
Jersey to criss-cross Europe on a sort of scavenger
enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and
spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam. hunt that transforms her life.
Touching Spirit Bear The Wreckers
by Ben Mikaelsen, 2001 by Iain Lawrence, 1998
Shipwrecked after a storm, John tries to save his
Within Cole Matthews lie anger and hate; Cole has
father and himself while also dealing with an evil
been stealing and fighting for years. This time he
secret about the town where they are stranded.
caught Alex Driscal in the parking lot and smashed
Sequels: The Smugglers; The Buccaneers
his head against the sidewalk. Now, Cole is in the
biggest trouble of his life.
T Freak the Mighty
Red Sea by W. R. Philbrick, 1993
by Diane Tullson, 2005
All his life Max had been called stupid and people
were afraid of him, so Max learned how to be alone
After being attacked by Red Sea pirates, fourteen-
until Freak came along. Freak was weird.y big brain.
year-old Libby is left alone on a hostile sea, far from
Together Max and Freak were unstoppable.
home, to fight for survival.
Camp X 796.522 KRA
Into Thin Air
by Eric Walters, 2002
by Jon Krakauer, 1997
It's summer vacation. George and Jack, while
playing in the forest, become lost and stumble Journalist Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt.
across a strange military base. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a
murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong.
The storm claimed five lives and left countless more
in guilt-ridden disarray.
Revised October 2008