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as-image001 Kent, Jennifer McGrath
The Chocolate River Rescue
Tony, Craig and Shawn are trapped on an ice floe in the Petitcodiac River in the middle of winter, and the rapid current is pulling them toward the ocean. Twelve-year-old Petra arrives and the boys think they're saved, but their dangerous journey is only just beginning.
Hatchet Paulsen, Gary
Hatchet
After a plane crash, 13-year-old Brian must learn to survive in the wilderness with only a hatchet.
Holes Sachar, Louis
Holes
As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.
Shipwreck Korman, Gordon
Shipwreck
Luke, J.J. Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian. They didn’t want to be on the boat in the first place. They didn't want to be stuck at sea with a bunch of strangers. But when you're in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, there's no easy way out. And when a terrifying storm hits, there's no way to fully prepare. It's all about survival. Book one in the Island Series.
The Island of the Blue Dolphin O’Dell, Scott
The Island of the Blue Dolphin
Based on the true story of a Nicoleño Indian girl living in solitude between 1835 and 1853 on San Nicolas Island, only seventy miles off the coast of Southern California. This quietly gripping tale of Karana's survival, strength, and courage-and vivid descriptions of island life-has captivated readers for decades.
The Red Pyramid Riordan, Rick
The Red Pyramid
Brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane accidentally unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes the doctor to oblivion and forces his two children to embark on a dangerous journey, bringing them closer to the truth about their family and its links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs.
Stormbreaker Horowitz, Anthony
Stormbreaker
After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to continue his uncle's dangerous work for Britain's intelligence agency, MI6.
The Incredible Journey Burnford, Sheila
The Incredible Journey
A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family.
Airborn Oppel, Kenneth
Airborn
Enter a past in which airplanes have never been invented, giant airships rule the skies and the glittering skyscrapers of Lionsgate City, Canada's greatest metropolis, rise near the Pacificus Ocean. When Matt Cruse, cabin boy on the luxury airship Aurora, fearlessly performs a dramatic rescue to save an old man from his damaged hot air balloon, he doesn't know what events he's setting in motion.
The Golden Compass Pullman, Philip
The Golden Compass
Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

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