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Book cover of 1ST DESCENT
1ST DESCENT
By: pam withers | Published: September 2011

Montana-born Rex loves nothing more than to take his kayak out on a river, the faster and more powerful the better. When he gets the opportunity to...

Montana-born Rex loves nothing more than to take his kayak out on a river, the faster and more powerful the better. When he gets the opportunity to tackle the well-named El Furioso in southwest Colombia, he is thrilled. He anticipates the river’s challenges, but finds himself in a situation where the real danger is human. In Colombia, he meets Myriam Calambás, an indígena, who has lived along the El Furioso all her life. Though she loves its rushing waters, she dreams of leaving to get an education so that she can help her people. Her dreams, and her very survival, are in the balance when she and Rex are caught up in the clash between paramilitaries, working for rich landowners, and guerillas, who are supposed to be protecting the poor. Pam Withers’ skill at writing about extreme adventures combines with a compelling story about an endangered world and a people struggling for their very right to exist.

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9781770492578
  • Binding
    Hardcover Canadian
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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Book cover of 39 CLUES DOUBLECROSS 01 MISSION TITANIC
39 CLUES DOUBLECROSS 01 MISSION TITANIC
By: jude watson | Published: March 2015

The bestselling 39 series returns with a new adventure spanning four explosive books! At only seventeen years old, Ian Kabra is head of the Cahills,...

The bestselling 39 series returns with a new adventure spanning four explosive books! At only seventeen years old, Ian Kabra is head of the Cahills, the most powerful family in the world. He has presidents on speed dial, generals at his beck and call. Ian knows he's an ideal leader and the only one man enough for the job. There's just one small problem: He's already messed up big-time. A Cahill from the past calling himself the Outcast has risen to challenge Ian with an impossible test. The Outcast has re-created four of history's greatest disasters and dared Ian to stop them. If Ian and his allies can't decipher the Outcast's hints in time, innocent people will die. Ian's only chance to beat the Outcast is to track down his former allies, Amy and Dan. But finding Amy and Dan will demand from Ian an impossible sacrifice . . .

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9780545747813
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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99 LIES
By: rachel vincent | Published: June 2021

Fans of This Is How It Ends and One of Us Is Lying won't be able to put down this pulse-pounding conclusion to New York Times bestselling author...

Fans of This Is How It Ends and One of Us Is Lying won't be able to put down this pulse-pounding conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Rachel Vincent's 100 Hours duology, now available in paperback. Getting kidnapped over spring break was definitely memorable. But now that the surviving hostages are home, they want life to feel normal again: high school, dating, million-dollar galas. But there's no escaping the spotlight--or the truth about the ways they betrayed each other in the jungle. And this time, the real threat isn't kidnappers--it's what the "friends" might do to each other. Told from alternating perspectives, the high-stakes follow-up to 100 Hours delivers an explosive mix of nonstop action and romance as a group of Miami teens discovers that lies are nowhere near as dangerous as the truth.

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9780062411600
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Young Adult Fiction
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Book cover of ACROSS THE DESERT
ACROSS THE DESERT
By: dusti bowling | Published: October 2021

While using a public library computer to find help for her mother who is addicted to pain medicine, twelve-year-old Jolene witnesses a friend's...

While using a public library computer to find help for her mother who is addicted to pain medicine, twelve-year-old Jolene witnesses a friend's livestreamed crash-landing in the Arizona desert and embarks on a journey to rescue her.

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9780316494748
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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ADRIFT
By: paul griffin | Published: March 2017

A fast-paced young adult novel about four very different teens lost at sea with no one to count on but themselves. Matt and Mike are best friends,...

A fast-paced young adult novel about four very different teens lost at sea with no one to count on but themselves. Matt and Mike are best friends, just two working-class guys trying to earn some money in Montauk for the summer. When they meet Driana, JoJo and Stef, three friends who live a much different life of privilege, Matt and Mike find themselves in a sticky situation where temptation rivals sensibility. Worlds collide when the group ventures out to sea aboard a small boat that Stef sneaks out from her dad's dock. As the waves rise and the fragile vessel weakens, things go horribly wrong. Adrift at sea for days, who will have what it takes to survive?

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9781338095517
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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$12.99
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ALL 13 - INCREDIBLE CAVE RESCUE OF THE T
By: christi soontornvat | Published: October 2020

A unique account of the amazing Thai cave rescue told in a heart-racing, you-are-there style that blends suspense, science, and cultural insight. On...

A unique account of the amazing Thai cave rescue told in a heart-racing, you-are-there style that blends suspense, science, and cultural insight. On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon's adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. The boys are trapped! Before long, news of the missing team spreads, launching a seventeen-day rescue operation involving thousands of rescuers from around the globe. As the world sits vigil, people begin to wonder: how long can a group of ordinary kids survive in complete darkness, with no food or clean water? Luckily, the Wild Boars are a very extraordinary "ordinary" group. Combining firsthand interviews of rescue workers with in-depth science and details of the region's culture and religion, author Christina Soontornvat--who was visiting family in Northern Thailand when the Wild Boars went missing--masterfully shows how both the complex engineering operation above ground and the mental struggles of the thirteen young people below proved critical in the life-or-death mission. Meticulously researched and generously illustrated with photographs, this page-turner includes an author's note describing her experience meeting the team, detailed source notes, and a bibliography to fully immerse readers in the most ambitious cave rescue in history.

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9781536209457
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Social Studies - Issues (economic, Political And Social)
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Book cover of ANNA'S BLIZZARD
ANNA'S BLIZZARD
By: alison hart | Published: October 2017

Theme: Historical Fiction, Survival

  • ISBN
    9781682630020
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    First Novel
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ATTACKED AT SEA
By: michael tougias | Published: October 2020

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9781250128065
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Biography
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AVALANCHE
By: melinda braun | Published: November 2017

Two groups of teens—those waiting to be saved and those doing the saving—are in a race against time and a battle against Mother Nature...

Two groups of teens—those waiting to be saved and those doing the saving—are in a race against time and a battle against Mother Nature after an avalanche traps them in an isolated cabin in this chilling novel. “I promise it’ll be a weekend you’ll never forget.” A trip like that is exactly what Matt was hoping for—a fun adventure. A daring escape. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go backcountry skiing in a thrilling but dangerous pass through the Rocky Mountains. The perfect way for Matt to forget about his disappointing father and maybe let loose a little with his best friend and a group of carefree adrenaline junkies. But then their guide takes them off-path…and straight into an avalanche. By the time they make it safely into an abandoned cabin, one skier is dead and another severely injured. Trapped with no heat, no water, and no radio the group decides to wait it out. Help will come. It has to. But it doesn’t. And Matt knows if they wait any longer they’ll be dead—just another bunch of victims in Mother Nature’s twisted games. Armed with only a handful of supplies and his fierce determination Matt decides to goes head-to-head with the elements, battling hypothermia, frostbite, and even mountain lions in order to find help and save them all. That is if Mother Nature doesn’t kill him first.

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9781481438230
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Young Adult Fiction
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BEND IN THE BREEZE
By: valerie sherrard | Published: April 2022

When eleven-year-old Pascale Chardon finds herself on a lifeboat drifting toward an uncharted island with no memory of how she got there, all she...

When eleven-year-old Pascale Chardon finds herself on a lifeboat drifting toward an uncharted island with no memory of how she got there, all she wants is to get back to her family. The islanders, however, have a different objective. For many decades, the islanders have been anticipating the arrival of someone foretold only as the Long Awaited. The Long Awaited is said to have knowledge of the island's future and will tell the islanders of their fate seventeen days after their arrival. At first Pascale is sure she's not the Long Awaited, but when strange happenings occur, she finds it impossible to be certain of anything. Could she be the Long Awaited after all?

Theme: Mythology, Paranormal, Survival, Adventure

  • ISBN
    9781770866478
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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Book cover of BIBLIOBURRO - TRUE STORY FROM COLOMBIA
BIBLIOBURRO - TRUE STORY FROM COLOMBIA
By: jeanette winter | Published: June 2010

Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there's barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the...

Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there's barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the perfect solution--a traveling library! He buys two donkeys--Alfa and Beto--and travels with them throughout the land, bringing books and reading to the children in faraway villages. Beautiful! Complete with an author's note about the real man on whom this story is based.

Theme: Big Ideas, LIBRARIES, Survival

  • ISBN
    9781416997788
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Picture Book
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BLACK RIVER FALLS
By: jeff hirsch | Published: July 2017

Seventeen-year-old Cardinal has escaped the virus that ravaged his town, leaving its victims alive but without their memories. He chooses to remain...

Seventeen-year-old Cardinal has escaped the virus that ravaged his town, leaving its victims alive but without their memories. He chooses to remain in the quarantined zone, caring for a group of orphaned kids in a mountain camp with the help of the former brutal school bully, now transformed by the virus into his best friend. But then a strong-willed and mysterious young woman appears, and the closed-off world Cardinal has created begins to crumble. A thrilling, fast-paced work of speculative fiction for teens, from a bestselling author, Black River Falls is an unforgettable story about survival, identity, and family.

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9780544938854
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Intermediate Fiction
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BOY WHO SPOKE DOG
By: clay morgan | Published: June 2005

When Jack washes up on a mysterious island after a deadlystorm, there's no one to help him, except for the dogs. The sheepdogs on the island have...

When Jack washes up on a mysterious island after a deadlystorm, there's no one to help him, except for the dogs. The sheepdogs on the island have eyes that speak right to Jack's heart, especially one dog—Moxie. But when angry beasts called fangos threaten to destroy the island, Jack and his companions must fight to save it. Once the battle ends, Jack is changed. Will he ever be the same again? Told from Jack's and Moxie's points of view, this adventure reveals how loyalty between boy and dog becomes a means for survival and hope.

Theme: Mystery, Survival, Action

  • ISBN
    9780142403433
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Category
    Junior Fiction
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BREAKING POINT
By: lesley choyce | Published: March 2012

Cameron has been in trouble with the law more than once for breaking and entering. After his latest conviction, he's sent to an outdoors program for...

Cameron has been in trouble with the law more than once for breaking and entering. After his latest conviction, he's sent to an outdoors program for young offenders rather than a standard juvenile detention facility. There he meets Brianna, a girl who has been caught selling drugs at her school. They bond quickly, and she convinces Cameron to steal two sea kayaks and head off with her into the wilderness of bays and coves of Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore. It's a fearless but ill-timed escape as a hurricane is about to pound the coast. They must use all their courage and newfound survival skills if they are going to make it back to shore alive. And Cameron suspects that Brianna may not be telling him the truth about her real plans.

Theme: Survival

  • ISBN
    9781459801288
  • Binding
    Paperback Canadian
  • Category
    Young Adult Fiction
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BURIED ALIVE - HOW 33 MINERS SURVIVED 69
By: elaine scott | Published: April 2012

Theme: Gr.7-12, Survival

  • ISBN
    9780547707785
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Category
    Social Studies - Issues (economic, Political And Social)
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