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O'Dell, Scott

Summary: Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J Cd Fiction O'Dell 1997

Gratz, Alan

2 holds on 1 copy

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

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Clements, Andrew

Summary: The fifth grade's annual camping trip in the woods tests Mark's survival skills and his ability to relate to a teacher who seems out to get him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CLE

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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAU

Paulsen, Gary.

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: On his way to visit his recently divorced father in the Canadian mountains, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is the only survivor when the single-engine plane crashes. His body battered, his clothes in shreds, Brian must now stay alive in the boundless Canadian wilderness.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 1992

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Oppel, Kenneth

Summary: Dusk, the world's first bat, must lead his colony to safety in a time of changing species.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EOS 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC OPP

Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.)

Summary: After his parents, two sisters and he have spent six years in a vast underground compound built by his wealthy father to protect them from a nuclear holocaust, fifteen-year-old Eli, whose twin brother and grandmother were left behind, discovers that his father has perpetrated a monstrous hoax on them all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smith, Roland

Summary: A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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Sperry, Armstrong

Summary: Based on a Polynesian legend, this is the story of a youth who overcomes his fear of the sea and proves his courage to himself and his tribe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1940

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SPE

Crisp, Marty.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Sam, a passenger on the Titanic's maiden sea voyage, volunteers to help care for the dogs in the ocean liner's kennel and becomes fast friends with the Irish setter of J. Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smith, Roland

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A fourteen-year-old boy attempts to be the youngest person to reach the top of Mount Everest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Inc. 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SMI

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: When David goes out on his sailboat to scatter his recently deceased uncle's ashes to the wind, he is caught in a fierce storm and must survive many days on his own as he works out his feelings about life and his uncle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Korman, Gordon.

Summary: Things were bad enough when Luke, Lyssa, Will, J.J., Ian, and Charla were stuck along on the island. Now they have company--really bad company. Plus, Will is seriously injured and needs help immediately. Before, escape was soemthing the kids could only hope for. Now, it's a matter of life and death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KOR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KOR

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: After having survived alone in the wilderness, Brian finds that he can no longer live in the city but must return to the place where he really belongs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

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Golding, William

Summary: An adventure tale, a thrilling and elegantly told account of a group of British schoolboys marooned on a tropical island.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GOL

Korman, Gordon.

Summary: Finding their way to a deserted island after their ship sinks, Luke, Ian, JJ, Charla, Will, and Lyssa struggle to survive and soon discover that they are not alone on the island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KOR

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: Instead of being rescued from a plane crash, as in the author's book Hatchet, this story portrays what would have happened to Brian had he been forced to survive a winter in the wilderness with only his survival pack and hatchet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAU

Wyss, Johann David

Summary: When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WYS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WYS

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