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Trial by Fire: Stranded, Book 2

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Pace picks up in second book of Survivor host's kid series.

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This installment in the Stranded series moves at a much better pace than the lackluster first book. Readers will quickly move with the characters from one adventure to the next, and they will even learn some things along the way, such as how to make fire without matches -- and the importance of always boiling found water. The authors do a nice job of giving each of the characters his or her own strengths; even un-athletic Buzz has many survival skills, which he picked up from watching reality TV shows. The cliffhanger at the end will certainly entice fans to pick up the next book (due in November 2013).

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