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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

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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

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Steel, Danielle.

Summary: A Bay Area earthquake that shakes up the lives of three beautiful, talented yet somehow unfulfilled women. Sarah Sloane, 30-something wife of Seth, a wildly successful hedge fund entrepreneur, and mother of two, has planned to perfection a high-ticket charity auction. The only thing she hasn't counted on is the biggest seismic event to hit San Francisco since 1906 and the aftershocks it will...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

O'Brian, Patrick

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OBR

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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 Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Rob

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 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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ARD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ARD

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Pohl, Laura

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: After an alien attack devastates the Earth, pilot and future astronaut Clover Martinez bands with seven other teens in a struggle to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Sigler, Scott

Summary: M. Savage-or Em, as she is called-has made a bewildering and ominous discovery. She and the other young people she was chosen to lead awoke in strange coffins with no memory of their names or their pasts. They faced an empty, unknown place of twisting tunnels and human bones. With only one another to depend on, they searched for answers and found the truth about their terrifying fate....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Peevyhouse, Parker

Summary: The only thing worse than being locked in is facing what you locked out. Rett Ward knows how to hide. He's had six years of practice at Walling Home, the state-run boarding school where he learned how to keep his head down to survive. But when Rett wakes up locked in a small depot with no memory of how he got there, he can't hide. Not from the stranger in the next room. Or from the fact that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gratz, Alan

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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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Collins, Suzanne.

Summary: By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2009

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Harmel, Kristin

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A coming-of-age story about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis, until a secret from her past threatens everything.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2021

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Hill, Will

Summary: Before, she lived inside the fence. She was never allowed to leave the property, never allowed to talk to Outsiders, never allowed to speak her mind. Because Father John controlled everything-- and Father John liked rules. Disobeying Father John came with terrible consequences. Then came the fire. Now Moonbeam is in the hospital, sharing her stories of sexual, physical and mental abuse. There...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Johnson, Dan

Summary: Retells in graphic novel format Defoe's story about an Englishman who becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Campfire 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Johnson 2010

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