Parents' Guide to

I Am Still Alive

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Teen survives alone in the wilderness in gripping thriller.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

Good survival book

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This spine-tingling, hard-to-put-down teen-against-the-wilderness survival tale includes a strong message about the power of smart thinking and determination. I Am Still Alive does require readers to suspend belief when a convenient plot twist appears, but those instances are outweighed by the sheer volume of factual detail the author offers on things like how to build a weather-resistant shelter and hunt and fish for food. While the story may be set in the wilds of Canada, the lessons it imparts about believing in yourself in tough times, taking time to make a plan, and always moving forward are valuable ones for any reader.

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