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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

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

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Paulsen, Gary

Summary: When a deadly plague decimates his fishing village, an orphan named Leif is forced to take to the water in a cedar canoe. He flees northward, following a wild, fjord-riven shore, navigating from one danger to the next. The deeper into his journey he paddles, the closer he comes to his truest self as he connects to the heartbeat of the ocean, the pulse of the landscape.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC PAU

Hobbs, Will.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2002

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Hobbs 2003

Tarshis, Lauren

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Summary: Historical fiction. When disaster strikes, heroes are made. New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in the thrilling I SURVIVED series In this collection, witness unforgettable kids who, against all odds, survived sinking ships, shark attacks, the most destructive hurricane to hit North America, and the bombing that launched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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

Grylls, Bear

Summary: "Omar wants to win--he's determined to be the fastest and the best at everything. Even if that means upsetting people slower than him. Then a strange compass gets him lost in a thick tropical rain forest, face-to-face with deadly spiders, poisonous snakes--and Bear Grylls. Together, they must find a way through the dangerous undergrowth and cross crock-infested waters ... Can Omar slow down,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GRY

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Continues the story of Julie and her wolves in which Kapu must protect his pack from famine and disease while uniting it under his new leadership.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1997

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

Grylls, Bear

Summary: "Sophie loves camp--except for all the creepy-crawlies. Getting trapped in the tent with a daddy longlegs is terrifying, and spiders make her scream. It's so embarrassing. But then a mysterious compass transports her to a fiercely hot desert, where Bear Grylls, her guide, is watching. The sun is beating down, and together they must trek to find water and overcome the dangers lurking in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear Grylls/Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GRY

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: "Noah Prime discovers he can exhibit the traits and access the abilities of animals and must use them to fight back against those who are hunting him"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: J FIC SHU

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McCarthy, Steve

Summary: "The Vasylenko family are all adventurers who love wild places and wild things. All, that is, except young Oktober. He also dreams of adventure, but it's the kind that takes place between the pages of a book, indoors, where it's safe and warm. Unlike the rest of his family, he dreads venturing out where it's cold, wet, and home to a creature he calls the Wilderness. His father assures him the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCC

Montañés, Mónica

Summary: "During the Spanish Civil War and its aftermath, siblings Soccoro and Paco must live with constant secrets while they wait to reunite with their father, who fled Spain due to political persecution."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2022

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

Tintera, Amy

Summary: When the president's son, Lennon, is kidnapped and pushed out of an airplane over the Q, a vast quarantine zone, Maisie gives him a seventy-two hour vaccine and together the two teenagers attempt to fight their way through the Q in order to survive.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2022

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

Burt, Jake

Summary: "Copper Inskeep holds Windydown Vale's deepest and darkest secret: he is the ghoul that haunts the Vale, donning a gruesome costume to scare travelers and townsfolk away from the dangers of the surrounding swamps. When a terrified girl claims she and her father were attacked by a creature--one that could not have been Copper--it threatens not just Copper's secret, but the fate of all Windydown"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2021

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

Paulsen, Gary

Summary: Because of his success surviving alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days, fifteen-year-old Brian, profoundly changed by his time in the wild, is asked to undergo a similar experience to help scientists learn more about the psychology of survival. Sequel to "Hatchet."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1991

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PAU

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Paulsen

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

Snyder, Laurel

Summary: On the island, everything is perfect. The sun rises in a sky filled with dancing shapes; the wind, water, and trees shelter and protect those who live there; when the nine children go to sleep in their cabins, it is with full stomachs and joy in their hearts. And only one thing ever changes: on that day, each year, when a boat appears from the mist upon the ocean carrying one young child to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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

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

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

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

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

Hunter, Erin

Summary: "The traitor behind the sabotage and divisions within the Wild Pack has been unmasked, and one final confrontation will decide whether the Pack survives"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HUN

Wolo, Mamle

Summary: Sena thinks he is helping his poverty-stricken family when a man calling himself Jack of Diamonds promises him a job and a better life, but he ends up in the clutches of human traffickers and must use all his resolve to escape and survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J 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

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

Pearson, Mary (Mary E.)

Summary: Princess Lia and her love, Rafe, have escaped Venda and the path before them is winding and dangerous.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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Grylls, Bear

Summary: Olly isn't enjoying activity camp. Why should he bother building a shelter or foraging for food with his teammates - he'd rather be at home in the warm and dry, where the sofa and the video games are. But then Olly gets given a compass with a mysterious fifth direction. When he follows it, he's magically transported to a high mountain range where he meets survival expert Bear Grylls. With his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bear Grylls 2017

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GRY

Key, Watt

Summary: Adam says he can't remember where he was for the two months he went missing in a Florida swamp. That's not true. He does remember. The truth: He was driving with his parents, and the car crashed when his father swerved to avoid colliding with a giant Sasquatch-like creature standing in the highway. Haunted by his parents' disappearance and hounded for claiming to have seen Bigfoot, Adam sets...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2020

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

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