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Summary: Features Bear Grylls, who draws on his experiences as a soldier, mountaineer, and seasoned adventurer to demonstrate life-saving survival skills and techniques in some of the toughest, most treacherous environments on Earth. Shows how Bear is stranded in wilderness destinations with few supplies and is challenged to make his way back to civilization. Looks at how Bear faces sweltering desert...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Channel 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAN

Long, David

Summary: A collection of survival tales includes the story of a teenager who fell two miles from an airplane and trekked through the Amazon jungle to safety and a woman who was trapped under freezing water for so long that her heart stopped.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Faber & Faber 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 613.6 LON

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

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

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

Cawthon, Scott

Summary: "It's been a year since the horrific events at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, and Charlie is just trying to move on. Even with the excitement of a new school and a fresh start, she's still haunted by nightmares of a masked murderer and four gruesome animatronic puppets. Charlie thinks her ordeal is over, but when a series of bodies are discovered near her school bearing wounds that are disturbingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix Media, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

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Summary: After their plane crashes in Alaska, seven oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Stories about human beings fighting to stay alive. The people in these stories find themselves in nightmarish circumstances - cut off from civilization, often starving or dying of thirst - and have to struggle to survive. Many of them confront the prospect of resorting to eating thier companions - or being eaten themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.69 SUR

Dowswell, Paul.

Summary: From shark attacks and blazing airships to exploding spacecraft and sinking submarines, this is a collection of real stories of people who have stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Pub. 2002

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

Grylls, Bear

Summary: "Embark on an exciting adventure in the great outdoors with Bear Grylls. Discover tips and tricks to help you survive in the hottest, coldest, wettest, windiest, and wildest parts of the world. Includes step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear"--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a Division of EDC Publishing 2019

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Grylls, Bear

Summary: "Find out how to prepare for any adventure, learn essential first aid skills, discover some fun and handy signaling techniques, and try your hand at tracking. Includes step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear" -- Page [4] cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a Division of EDC Publishing 2019

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Kells, Claire

Summary: A "debut novel that cross cuts between a competitive college swimmer's harrowing days in the Rocky Mountains after a major airline disaster and her recovery supported by the two men who love her--only one of whom knows what really happened in the wilderness"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

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

Shirai, Kaiu

Summary: "Life at Grace Field House is good for Emma and her fellow orphans. While the daily studying and exams they have to take are tough, their loving caretaker provides them with delicious food and plenty of playtime. But perhaps not everything is as it seems ... With their guide working against them, Emma and Ray find themselves surrounded by deadly demons in an unfamiliar forest. They'll have to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC PRO

Tarshis, Lauren

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: No grizzly has ever killed a human in Glacier National Park before... until tonight. Eleven-year-old Melody Vega and her family come to Glacier every year. Mel loves it here -- the beautiful landscapes and wildlife make it easy to forget her real-world troubles. But this year is different. With Mom gone, every moment in the park is a reminder of the past. Then Mel comes face-to-face with a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J GRAPHIC TAR

Summary: "This extensive guide will enable the reader to commune with the natural world and master a full spectrum of traditional practices, hands-on skills, and theoretical knowledge. The Bushcraft Bible is an essential tool for the naturalist in all of us who dreams of building a shelter, hunting and gathering for survival, and living a peaceful and environmentally conscious lifestyle. This...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2015

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Summary: A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE FLI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Flight 2003

Adams, Simon.

Summary: Describes the Titanic, including its accommodations, in detail and provides an account of its sinking in the North Atlantic in April, 1912.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.91634 ADA

Arden, Katherine

Summary: "When the carnival arrives in town Coco, Brian, and Phil must work together to save Ollie from the smiling man"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2022

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

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

Goldish, Meish.

Summary: Lost in the Woods is a heart-stopping collection of true stories that dramatically describe what it’s like to be lost and forced to survive in the woods. Captivating, first-person accounts of survivors include a woman who survived for almost two months with barely any food after her van got stuck in the mud and three girls who scrambled for ways to help rescuers find them after they got lost in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 613.69 GOL

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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