Category Archives: Survival

Northwind by Gary Paulsen

Northwind by Gary Paulsen, Farrar Straus Giroux, 2022.  9780374314200 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic Fiction What did you like about the book? Gary Paulsen’s swan song – unless there is … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Path by Mylis Dekerangal, illustrated by Tom Haugomat

Off the Beaten Path by Mylis Dekerangal, illustrated by Tom Haugomat. Greystone Kids, 2021. 9781771646857 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? A young … Continue reading

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Ski Weekend by Rektok Ross

Ski Weekend by Rektok Ross. SparkPress, 2021. 9781684631094 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4 Format: Paperback ARC Genre: Realistic fiction/thriller What did you like about the book? Sam is headed on a senior ski trip with … Continue reading

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Alone by Megan E. Freeman

Alone by Megan E. Freeman, Aladdin, 9781534467569, c2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Novel in verse or Adventure What did you like about the book? Twelve year-old Maddie plans a secret sleepover … Continue reading

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Wild Outside: Around the World with Survivorman – written by Les Stroud, illustrated by Andrew P. Barr

Wild Outside: Around the World with Survivorman – written by Les Stroud, illustrated by Andrew P. Barr, Annick Press, 9781773215075, 2021 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Wild River by Rodman Philbrick

Wild River by Rodman Philbrick. Scholastic, 2021. 9781338647273 Format: ARC (3/21 pub date) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Adventure What did you like about the book? Daniel, a middle schooler who self describes as … Continue reading

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The Longest Night of Charlie Noon – Christopher Edge

         The Longest Night of Charlie Noon – Christopher Edge, Delacorte, (9780593173084), c2019, 2020  Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Survival What did you like about the book? Charlie’s new … Continue reading

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Beyond Me –  Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu

         Beyond Me –  Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, 9781481437899, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 3 Genre:  Historical Fiction/Novel in Verse What did you like about the book?  Told in … Continue reading

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How I Survived Four Nights on the Ice – Serapio Ittusardjuat; illustrated by Matthew K. Hoddy

   How I Survived Four Nights on the Ice – Serapio Ittusardjuat; illustrated by Matthew K. Hoddy, Inhabit Media; (9781772272727), 2020 Format: hardcover graphic nonfiction Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  nonfiction What did … Continue reading

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96 Miles – J.L. Esplin

   96 Miles – J.L. Esplin, Macmillan Audio, 2020 Format: cd audiobook, 7 CDs, 8 hours, 20 minutes Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? 13-year-old John … Continue reading

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