Far North

Book review by Monica Wyatt, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Popular adventure-survival book kids love.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 10+
When I was reading this book, I thought that I was having a deja vu...many, many times over. Everything in this book seemed to happen twice. There was no 'climax' to the story, everything was expected and I remember poking fun at the fact that the most exciting thing that happened was violence towards a sheep (and that's one of the only things not repeted). The characters situation isn't at all relatable, either, or realistic for that matter. It's a slow read, I must say, but people interested in books with survival skills and wilderness may enjoy it.
not rated for age

Great book!

This is the story of survival of 2 teen boys in the arctic-like cold after their plane crashes. Lots of excitement. I highly recommend this book.

Book Details

  • Author: Will Hobbs
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: William Morrow
  • Publication date: January 1, 1996
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 14
  • Number of pages: 216
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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