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Pon, Cindy

Summary: Jason Zhou is trying to survive in Taipei, a city plagued by pollution and viruses, but when he discovers the elite are using their wealth to evade the deadly effects, he knows he must do whatever is necessary to fight the corruption and save his city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PON

Gratz, Alan

Summary: Although separated by continents and decades, Josef, a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany; Isabel, a Cuban girl trying to escape the riots and unrest plaguing her country in 1994; and Mahmoud, a Syrian boy in 2015 whose homeland is torn apart by violence and destruction, embark on harrowing journeys in search of refuge, discovering shocking connections that tie their stories together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Gratz 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Monninger, Joseph.

Summary: When the plane carrying the Junior Action News Team crash lands in Alaska, the group must try to stay alive in the wilderness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Howey, Hugh

Summary: "Wool introduced the world of the Silo. Shift told the story of its creation. Dust will describe its downfall. Juliette, now mayor of Silo 18, doesn't trust Silo 1, especially its leader, Donald. But in the world of the Silos, there is no black and white -- everything is shades of gray. Donald may not be the monster Juliette thinks he is, and may in fact be key to humanity's continued survival....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, Alyssa's quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone in the hunt for water. And that's when her parents go missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SHU

Golding, William

Summary: The classic study of human nature which depicts the degeneration of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 1997

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Eliopulos, Nick

Summary: "Emmy and Birch look for their tame wolf, Byte, in Minecraft's mysterious and dangerous Nether"--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE ELI

O'Brian, Patrick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OBR

Thomson, Sarah L.

Summary: During the fire season in Australia, a wombat allows its underground shelter to become a place of refuge for other vulnerable animals in need. Discusses Australia's devastating 2019-2020 fire season, in which many animals lost their lives or their habitats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: In 1945 twelve-year-old Patrick and his younger brother Teddy stowaway on the U.S.S. Indianapolis in a desperate attempt to get back to the Philippines where they last saw their parents, just before the Japanese invasion--but when the ship is sunk they find themselves clinging to a piece of debris without food or water, and with hungry sharks circling below.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SPR

Roberts, Nora

Summary: With the world in chaos and survivors heading west, those immune to the sickness that decimated half the world's population and the gifted are targeted by the authorities.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Roberts 2017

Dashner, James

Summary: After surviving horrific conditions in the Maze, Thomas is entrapped, along with nineteen other boys, in a scientific experiment designed to observe their responses and gather data believed to be essential for the survival of the human race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION DAS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DAS

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Dashner 2010

Hirsch, Jeff.

Summary: Twenty years after the start of the war that caused the Collapse, fifteen-year-old Stephen, his father, and grandfather travel post-Collapse America scavenging, but when his grandfather dies and his father decides to risk everything to save the lives of two strangers, Stephen's life is turned upside down.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIR

Elison, Meg

Summary: Philip K. Dick Award Winner for Distinguished Science Fiction When she fell asleep, the world was doomed. When she awoke, it was dead. In the wake of a fever that decimated the earth's population--killing women and children and making childbirth deadly for the mother and infant--the midwife must pick her way through the bones of the world she once knew to find her place in this dangerous new...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 47North 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELI

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: After his experiences surviving alone in the Canadian wilderness, sixteen-year-old Brian finds it increasingly difficult to live as a normal high school student and begins planning to return to the place where he feels he really belongs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ember 2012

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2011

Wolf, Allan

Summary: "In powerful, vivid verse, the master behind The Watch That Ends the Night recounts one of history's most harrowing--and chilling--tales of survival. In 1846, a group of emigrants bound for California face a choice: continue on their planned route or take a shortcut into the wilderness. Eighty-nine of them opt for the untested trail, a decision that plunges them into danger and desperation and,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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Roth, Veronica

Summary: On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not--their gifts make them vulnerable to others' control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world? Cyra...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ROT

Martin, Charles

Summary: On a stormy winter night, two strangers wait for a flight at the Salt Lake City airport. Ashley Knox is an attractive, successful writer, who is flying East for her much anticipated wedding. Dr. Ben Payne has just wrapped up a medical conference and is also eager to get back East for a slate of surgeries he has scheduled for the following day. When the last outgoing flight is cancelled due to a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

McCaughrean, Geraldine

Summary: Every time a lad came fowling on the St Kilda stacs, he went home less of a boy and more of a man. If he went home at all, that is. In the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food. No one returns to collect them. Why? Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they have been abandoned to endure storms, starvation, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: YA CD FIC MCC

Arden, Katherine

Summary: "After eleven-year-old Ollie's school bus mysteriously breaks down on a field trip, she has to take a trip through scary woods, and must use all of her wits to survive. She must stick to small spaces"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ARD

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ARD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ARD

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Arden 2018

Duyvis, Corinne

Summary: "In Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2034, a comet is due to hit the Earth within the hour. Denise, who's sixteen years old and autistic, must try to find her missing sister and also help her neglectful, undependable mother safely aboard a spaceship"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DUY

Gratz, Alan

Summary: Josef is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world. Isabel is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America. Mahmoud is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRA

Gratz, Alan

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Summary: On April 1, 1945 with the battle of Okinawa beginning, fourteen-year-old native Okinawan Hideki, drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps, is handed two grenades and told to go kill American soldiers; small for his age Hideki does not really want to kill anyone, he just wants to find his family, and his struggle across the island will finally bring him face-to-face with Ray, a marine in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

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