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I Am Still Alive Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen survives alone in the wilderness in gripping thriller.
By Kate Alice Marshall
(2018)
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Seafire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Swashbuckling all-girl crew fuels thrilling dystopian tale.
By Natalie C. Parker
(2018)
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Dry Book Poster Image
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Dry
age 12+
Gripping disaster novel imagines California without water.
By Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman
(2018)
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Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orphan uses science to save world in fast-paced adventure.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2018)
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More Than a Princess Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced adventure of princess who breaks the mold.
By E.D. Baker
(2018)
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Gabby Duran Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun babysitting adventures are full of heart -- and aliens!
By Elise Allen, Daryle Conners
(2016)
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Max and the Midknights Book Poster Image
age 8+
Witty, deep, inclusive kids’ adventure in the Middle Ages.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2019)
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The Last Kids on Earth Series Book Poster Image
age 8+
Post-apocalyptic romp has humor and heart, kids and zombies.
By Max Brallier
(2015)
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Max Einstein: Rebels with a Cause Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kid geniuses use science to solve big issues in fun sequel.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2019)
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Fish: a Novel Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Aid-worker family races to safety ahead of war.
By L. S. Matthews
(2004)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins Book Poster Image
age 10+
Smart girl learns to survive alone in compelling adventure.
By Scott O'Dell
(1960)
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The Great Poochini Book Poster Image
age 5+
Pun-filled, engaging adventure.
By Gary Clement
(1999)
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The Incredible Journey Book Poster Image
age 9+
A clever story and evocative writing.
By Sheila Burnford
(1961)
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Julie of the Wolves Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thought-provoking saga of Inuit girl adopted by wolf pack.
By Jean Craighead George
(1972)
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The Reptile Room: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
A clever, suspenseful mystery in series.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
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The Wide Window: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
The least subtle book thus far in the series.
By Lemony Snicket
(1999)
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Far North Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Popular adventure-survival book kids love.
By Will Hobbs
(1996)
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Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride: Based on a True Story Book Poster Image
age 6+
Amelia Earhart & Eleanor Roosevelt's 1933 flight.
By Pam Munoz Ryan
(1999)
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Voyage of the Frog Book Poster Image
age 11+
Harrowing adventure good for reluctant readers.
By Gary Paulsen
(1989)
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Once Upon a Time in the North Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brief, action-packed prequel to popular series.
By Philip Pullman
(2008)
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