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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

Hansen, Gary P.

Summary: It "tells the story of plane crash survivors in the stark winter wilderness of Northern Ontario, Canada. Against overwhelming odds, they struggle to over come their advertises, and hardships, with a little help from a friend"--P. 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West Bow Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Winton, Tim

Summary: "A new novel about a man trying to survive in the wilderness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIN

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

Stevenson, Robin

Summary: Jayden ends up in the unforgiving Australian outback, fighting for his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH STE

Maddox, Jake

Summary: The Keys family is vacationing at Shenandoah National Park intending to do some serious hiking, but twelve-year-old Marlon would much rather be on his phone talking with his friends at home in Chicago, and is further annoyed because the girl his own age, Nadia, turns out to be an experienced hiker; but when on the first day his complaining and resistance separates him from his parents his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Brockmeier, Kevin.

Summary: All residents of the City have recently died, and they will remain in the City only as long as someone still living on Earth remembers them. On Earth, however, the population has been devastated by terrible pandemic. Laura Byrd, isolated at an Antarctic research station, is running low on supplies and has only her memories to comfort her. The people of the City realize Laura is the common...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Payton, Brian

Summary: "A gripping tale of survival and an epic love story set amid a barren and starkly beautiful landscape during one of the least-known events of World War I, the Japanese occupation of Alaska's Aleutian Islands."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Pub. 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Payton 2014

Hannah, Kristin

2 holds on 10 copies

Summary: Lenora Allbright is 13 when her father convinces her mother, Cora, to forgo their inauspicious existence in Seattle and move to Kaneq, AK. It's 1974, and the former Vietnam POW sees a better future away from the noise and nightmares that plague him. Having been left a homestead by a buddy who died in the war, Ernt is secure in his beliefs, but never was a family less prepared for the reality of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Hannah, Kristin

Summary: Lenora Allbright is 13 when her father convinces her mother, Cora, to forgo their inauspicious existence in Seattle and move to Kaneq, AK. It's 1974, and the former Vietnam POW sees a better future away from the noise and nightmares that plague him. Having been left a homestead by a buddy who died in the war, Ernt is secure in his beliefs, but never was a family less prepared for the reality of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 0000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: FIC HAN BOOK CLUB KIT (8 paperbacks)

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press/Balliett & Fitzgerald 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kane, Andrea.

Summary: A novel that takes place in the world of competitive horse show jumping offers a tale of murder and suspense involving a former NYPD detective, his grown daughter, and his missing ex-wife, who is either an innocent victim or a suspect.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M KAN

Harmel, Kristin

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC HAR

Lansens, Lori

Summary: "A harrowing survival story about four strangers who spend five days lost in the mountain wilderness above Palm Springs"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LAN

Brockmeier, Kevin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BRO

Owens, Delia

Summary: "Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman determined to make her way in the wilds of North Carolina, and the two men that will break her isolation open. For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. She's barefoot and wild; unfit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC OWE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC OWE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC OWE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC OWE

Hunter, Erin

Summary: "As StarClan warns of an oncoming storm, the five warrior Clans by the lake must decide what they are willing to sacrifice to make a permanent home among them for SkyClan"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Kane, Andrea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Harmel, Kristin

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone in 1941 after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary existence is interrupted, however, when she happens upon a group of Jews fleeing the Nazi terror. Stunned to learn what's happening in the outside world, she vows to teach the group all she can about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: LP FIC HAR

Lansens, Lori

Summary: "A ... survival story about four strangers who spend five days lost in the mountain wilderness above Palm Springs. Four go up the mountain, but only three will come down"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LAN

Summary: An orphaned bear cub is adopted by little Emily and her family. They name the cub Masha, raise her and release her back into the wild, thinking they'll never see Masha again. Three years go by, and Emily has gotten lost deep in the wild forests of the Pacific Northwest. Cold, frightened and alone in the gathering darkness, she falls and is knocked unconscious. When she awakens, Emily is amazed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BEA

George, Jean Craighead

Summary: Sam's peaceful existence in his wilderness home is disrupted when his sister runs away and his pet falcon is confiscated by a conservation officer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1990

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ferencik, Erica

Summary: "A high stakes drama set against the harsh beauty of the Maine wilderness, charting the journey of four friends as they fight to survive the aftermath of a white water rafting accident, The River at Night is a nonstop and unforgettable thriller by a stunning new voice in fiction. Winifred Allen needs a vacation. Stifled by a soul-crushing job, devastated by the death of her beloved brother,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FER

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