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Hobbs, Will.

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Victor Flores journeys north in a desperate attempt to cross the Arizona border and find work in the United States to support his family in central Mexico.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC HOB

Mann, Greyson.

Summary: "Will and Mina's treasure hunt turns up only terror when they start fighting over what resources to look for. But when lava strikes, can they work together to survive?"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sky Pony Press 2017

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F MAN

Thomson, Sarah L.

Summary: During the fire season in Australia, a wombat allows its underground shelter to become a place of refuge for other vulnerable animals in need. Discusses Australia's devastating 2019-2020 fire season, in which many animals lost their lives or their habitats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE THOMSON

Spradlin, Michael P.

Summary: In 1945 twelve-year-old Patrick and his younger brother Teddy stowaway on the U.S.S. Indianapolis in a desperate attempt to get back to the Philippines where they last saw their parents, just before the Japanese invasion--but when the ship is sunk they find themselves clinging to a piece of debris without food or water, and with hungry sharks circling below.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

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Hobbs, Will.

Summary: After fourteen-year-old Andy slips away from his kayaking group to visit the wilderness site of his archaeologist father's death, a storm strands him on Admiralty Island, Alaska, where he manages to survive, encounters unexpected animal and human inhabitants, and looks for traces of the earliest prehistoric immigrants to America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2003

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC HOB

Aguirre, Ann.

Summary: The Huntress Duece is drawn to her new partner, Fade, a mysterious boy who is not afraid to break the rules of the elders, and as she learns of the elders' deceptions, she and Fade push the enclave to test their faith and protect themselves from unexpected dangers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC AGU

Dashner, James

Summary: After surviving horrific conditions in the Maze, Thomas is entrapped, along with nineteen other boys, in a scientific experiment designed to observe their responses and gather data believed to be essential for the survival of the human race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic]

Collins, Suzanne.

Summary: By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

2 available in Fiction, Call number: F Col

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

2 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Maberry, Jonathan.

Summary: Benny, Nix, Lou, and Lilah journey through a fierce wilderness that was once America searching for the jet they saw months ago, while evading fierce animals and a new kind of zombie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC MAB

Hobbs, Will.

Summary: Jessie and the other rebellious teenage members of a wilderness survival school team abandon their adult leader and try to run the dangerous white water of the Grand Canyon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC HOB

Lorentz, Dayna.

Summary: "With the power cut and the quarantined mall thrown into darkness, teens Shay, Marco, Lexi, Ryan, and Ginger must change in order to survive, and, when the doors finally open, they may not like what they've become"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC LOR

Lorentz, Dayna.

Summary: A busy suburban mall is quarantined after a biological bomb is discovered in the air ducts, and as people begin to get sick and supplies begin to run low, four teenagers trapped inside with the hundreds of other shoppers cope with the situation in unexpected ways.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC LOR

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: After his experiences surviving alone in the Canadian wilderness, sixteen-year-old Brian finds it increasingly difficult to live as a normal high school student and begins planning to return to the place where he feels he really belongs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ember 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC PAU

Choyce, Lesley

Summary: Living on the street after his parents split up, Cameron meets MacKenzie, also homeless, and they struggle for survival.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska High School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC CHO

Charbonneau, Joelle.

Summary: "Now a freshman at the University in Tosu City with her hometown sweetheart, Tomas, Cia Vale attempts to expose the ugly truth behind the government's grueling and deadly Testing, putting her and her loved ones in great danger"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm. At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION TARSHIS

Wallace, Brandon.

Summary: To evade their mother's abusive boyfriend, brothers Jake, thirteen, and Taylor, eleven, venture from the suburbs of Pittsburgh toward the wilds of Wyoming in search of the father they have not seen in four years, using their wilderness skills to survive against both natural and human dangers. Includes wilderness tips.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2015

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Wolf, Allan

Summary: "In powerful, vivid verse, the master behind The Watch That Ends the Night recounts one of history's most harrowing--and chilling--tales of survival. In 1846, a group of emigrants bound for California face a choice: continue on their planned route or take a shortcut into the wilderness. Eighty-nine of them opt for the untested trail, a decision that plunges them into danger and desperation and,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WOLF

Edwards, Nicholas

Summary: An abandoned puppy earns the nickname Santa Paws, and finds a home, after saving the lives of several people in town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC EDW

Dashner, James

Summary: Mark and Trina struggle to survive as modern civilization is destroyed by sun flares and mutating diseases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

2 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC DAS
Call number: T FICTION DASHNER

Helfers, John.

Summary: A short retelling of Johann David Wyss's "Swiss Family Robinson" about a father, mother, and their four children who become stranded on a deserted island after a shipwreck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2008

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL

Cooper, Susan

Summary: At the end of a winter-long journey into manhood, Little Hawk returns to find his village decimated by a white man's plague and soon, despite a fresh start, Little Hawk dies violently but his spirit remains trapped, seeing how his world changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2014

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Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: "No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. The beast under the mountain Vesuvius, high above the city, wakes up angry sometimes--and always goes back to sleep, but Marcus is afraid. He knows something is terribly wrong--and his father, who trusts science more than mythical beasts, agrees. when Vesuvius explodes into a cloud of fiery ash and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC TAR

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: In 2011, eleven year old Dexter is thrilled to have the opportunity to go storm chasing with Dr. Norman Gage, but when the tornado they are following changes direction, Dexter's bravery is about to be tested.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FICTION TARSHIS

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