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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
Gutsy Girls 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.
Surf Zone 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.
The Trap 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.
Nation 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.
Maze Runner 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.