Read a Wilderness Adventure!

September 28, 2015 at 10:29 am Leave a comment

Whether you’re in the desert, the woods, a snow-filled tundra, or the vast ocean, nature can kick you when you’re down or lift you up to new heights. Check out one of these stories of teens taking on a wilderness adventure.

Kalahari by Jessica Khoury -- Deep in the Kalahari Desert, a Corpus lab protects a dangerous secret. But what happens when that secret takes on a life of its own? When an educational safari goes wrong, five teens find themselves stranded in the Kalahari Desert without a guide. Kalahari
YA FIC KHOURY
When an educational safari goes wrong, five teens find themselves stranded in the Kalahari Desert without a guide and come across secrets that put them in even more danger.
Big Game: Every boy in Oskari's remote mountain village must face a ritual hunt on his thirteenth birthday to become a man. But the idea of spending a night alone in the forest makes him queasy, and the ceremonial bow he has to use is too big for him. Not long after he sets out, Oskari comes across a strange creature in the woods, emerging in eerie blue light from a smoking steel pod. He assumes it's an alien, until the figure introduces himself--as the president of the United States. Big Game
YA FIC SMITH
Spending the night in the woods performing a ritual hunt, Oskari comes across the President of the United States, whose plane was shot out of the sky. Now they both must survive the woods – and the President’s would-be assassins.
Survive Survive
YA FIC MOREL
Troubled Jane is stranded in an arctic winter terrain after a plane crash and must fight for survival with Paul, the only other person left alive.
DistanceBetweenLost The Distance Between Lost and Found
YA FIC HOLMES
Hallie, Jonah, and Rachel leave a church youth group hike in the Great Smoky Mountains and become lost for five days, struggling to survive.
EdgeOfNowhere Edge of Nowhere
YA FIC SMELCER
Seth is a deckhand on his father’s boat when he and his dog are washed overboard and swept to one of Alaska’s small islands, where they struggle to survive off land and sea.
DevilYouKnow The Devil You Know
YA FIC DOLLER
Exhausted and rebellious after three years of working for her father and mothering her brother, Cadie joins two cousins who are camping through Florida, but soon learns that one is a murderer.
Living The Living
YA FIC DELAPENA
After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship where he is a summer employee, high schooler Shy confronts another deadly surprise.
Chomp Chomp
YA FIC HIAASEN
When the star of a reality TV show disappears while filming in the Florida Everglades, using animals from the wildlife refuge run by Wahoo Crane’s family, Wahoo sets out to find him.
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