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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
by Armstrong, Jennifer
Call Number: 919.8 ARM
Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey to reach inhabited land.
The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
by Junger, Sebastian
Call Number: 910.45 JUN
True story of a group of swordfish fishermen from Glocester, MA who unexpectedly find themselves facing survival by one of the most frightening and powerful storms in the Atlantic
by Shwager, Tina
Call Number: 155.5 S
Twenty-five young women share their adventures in such activities as skydiving, building homes, and mountain climbing, demonstrating the value of courage, commitment, and a positive attitude.
by Withers, Pam
Call Number: FIC WIT
As a deadly storm approaches, Jake and Peter and a companion must rely on their surf boards to escape from an island where they have been stranded.
by Smelcer, John
Call Number: FIC SME
In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-old Johnny Least-Weasel, who is better known for brains than brawn, worries about his missing grandfather, and the grandfather, Albert Least-Weasel, struggles to survive, caught in his own steel trap in the Alaskan winter.
by Pratchett, Terry
Call Number: FIC PRA
A tsunami destroys everything leaving Mau, an island boy, Daphne, an aristocratic English girl, and a small group of refugees responsible for rebuilding their village and their lives.
by Dashner, James
Call Number: FIC DAS
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.