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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

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

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

Thor, Brad

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: When his deadly past comes calling, though, he'll be left with no choice at all. Leaving his favorite Oslo café, Harvath watches as a ghost climbs out of a taxi--a man he killed years ago, halfway around the world. How is he still alive? And what is he doing in Norway? In a race against time that will take him high above the Arctic Circle, Harvath is tested in ways he has never imagined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emily Bestler Books, Atria 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Martel, Yann.

Summary: After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship in the Pacific, one solitary lifeboat remains, carrying a hyena, a zebra, a female orangutan, a Bengal tiger, and a 16-year-old Indian boy names Pi. His story is a dazzling work of imagination that will delight and astound listerners in equal measure. It is a triumph of storytelling and a tale that will as one character puts it, make you believe in God.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge 2002

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

Howard, Linda

Summary: After her small plane crashes, nearly killing her and her pilot and leaving them stranded in the wilderness and dependent on each other for survival, a wealthy young widow begins to suspect that the crash was no accident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOW

Landis, Geoffrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Rushdie, Salman.

Summary: Gibreel Farishta, India's legendary movie star, and Saladin Chamcha, the man of a thousand voices, fall earthward from a bombed jet toward the sea, singing rival verses in an eternal wrestling match between good and evil.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC RUS

Summary: A collection of both factual and fictional accounts of survival at sea.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listen & Live Audio 2007

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Jolley, Dan

Summary: When a plague sweeps over the earth killing everyone except children under twelve, ten-year-old Lisa organizes a group to rebuild a new way of life

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 JOL

Steel, Danielle.

Summary: In the wake of an earthquake that interrupts a celebrity-studded charity dinner dance at the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco, the lives of four strangers are transformed by the tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Steel

Peterson, Tracie.

Summary: Jacob Barringer and Jayce Kincaid face the isolation of the frozen north after their ship is lost in the Arctic ice, while back at Last Chance Creek, Helaina and Leah form a special bond as they help each other get through the long wait for the men they love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PET

Defoe, Daniel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Book Publishers 1993

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Martel, Yann.

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Summary: Pi Patel, having spent an idyllic childhood in Pondicherry, India, as the son of a zookeeper, sets off with his family at the age of sixteen to start anew in Canada, but his life takes a marvelous turn when their ship sinks in the Pacific, leaving him adrift on a raft with a 450-pound Bengal tiger for company.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World 2006

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MAR

Hannah, Kristin.

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

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Steel, Danielle.

Summary: In the aftermath of a San Francisco earthquake, the lives of four strangers will converge.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2007

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

Martel, Yann.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC Martel

Dezenhall, Eric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur/Thomas Dunne 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEZ

Hannah, Kristin.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Recently divorced and having no family of her own, Joy Candellaro is beginning to dream of a new life with widower Daniel O'Shea and his son, Bobby, until a fateful Christmas Eve forces her to make a painful choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2005

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Delinsky, Barbara.

Summary: What comes after the moment that forever changes your life? This question haunts Julia Bechtel, Noah Prine, and Kim Collela, the only survivors of a terrible boating accident that claims the lives of nine other people off the coast of Maine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

Matthiessen, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 1988

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

Martel, Yann.

Summary: After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship in the Pacific, one solitary lifeboat remains, carrying a hyena, a zebra, a female orangutan, a Bengal tiger, and a 16-year-old Indian boy named Pi. His story is a dazzling work of imagination that will delight and astound listeners in equal measure. It is a triumph of storytelling and a tale that will as one character puts it, make you believe in God.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Martel

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MAR

Young, Thomas W.

Summary: When their plane is shot down in a blizzard while transporting an important Taliban detainee, navigator Michael Parson and Army interpreter Sergeant Gold fight for survival in the harsh terrain of Afghanistan, where they struggle to outmaneuver terrorists and dubiously trustworthy villagers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Young 2010

Golding, William

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Summary: Following a world war, a group of school boys survives a plane crash on a deserted island and creates a hellish environment leading to savagery and murder. Two leaders--one civilized, one depraved--epitomize the forces that war eternally in the human spirit.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2006

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2 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GOL

Golding, William

Summary: In this novel, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate. This far from civiization they can do anything they want. Anything. But as order collapses, as strange howls echo in the night, as terror begins its reign, the hope of adventure seems as far removed from reality as the hope of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perigee 1954

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Golding 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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