The following titles are found in the J Fiction area.
Aiken, J. IS UNDERGROUND (1992) Is must keep a promise to her dead uncle by finding two missing boys and discovering why so many London children are disappearing.
Baillie, A. ADRIFT (1992) A young boy becomes responsible for keeping himself, his sister and their cat alive when they find themselves adrift on the sea.
Burnford, S. INCREDIBLE JOURNEY (1961) The heartwarming story of two dogs and a cat who travel 250 miles to be reunited with their family.
Curtis, R. S. CHARLOTTE AVERY ON ISLE ROYALE (1995) Charlotte and her family spend a year in the 1870s on Isle Royale, discovering its history through adventures with friends.
Fields, T DANGER IN THE DESERT (1997) Two brothers attempt to survive in the desert after being abandoned there following a carjacking.
Fleischmann, S. THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA: OR PIRATES GALORE (2005) A boy on a pirate ship finds himself in San Diego in 1846 as war breaks out between the U.S. and Mexico.
George, J.C. MY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN (1997) The adventures of a boy who decides to live alone in the Catskill Mountains, relying solely on nature for everything he needs.
George, J. C. TREE CASTLE ISLAND (2002) Jack tries out a canoe he built out in his beloved swamp, when an accident tests his survival skills and leads him to a shocking discovery.
Gregory, K. THE STOWAWAY: A TALE OF CALIFORNIA PIRATES (1995) A boy in Monterey California sees his peaceful life threatened when the pirate Hippolyte de Bouchard attacks.
Haddix, M. P. RUNNING OUT OF TIME (1995) When an epidemic hits her village in 1840, Jessie discovers that she really lives in a 1996 tourist site run by heartless scientists, and it is up to her to save the lives of the other children.
Hill, K TOUGHBOY AND SISTER (1990) Ten-year-old Toughboy and his younger sister find themselves stranded in the Yukon when their father dies. Sequel: WINTER CAMP.
Hobbs, W. GHOST CANOE (1997) Nathan finds himself holding a vital clue when a mysterious stranger comes looking for Spanish treasure.
Kehret, P. EARTHQUAKE TERROR (1996) Jonathan must keep himself, his partially paralyzed sister, and his dog alive after an earthquake hits the island where they were camping.
Kjelgaard, J. BIG RED (1945) Danny and his dog, Big Red, risk their lives to stop a killer grizzly bear.
Mikaelson, B. SPARROW HAWK RED (1993) Ricky tries to avenge his mother’s murder by crossing into Mexico to steal a high-tech radar plane from drug smugglers.
Myers, E. CLIMB OR DIE (1994) Danielle and Jake must scale a mountain to find help after a car accident on a snowy Colorado pass seriously injures their parents.
Napoli, D. NORTH (2004) Tired of his mother's overprotectiveness and intrigued by the life of explorer Matthew Henson, Alvin travels north to spend a season with a trapper near the Arctic Circle.
Napoli, D. STONES IN WATER (1997) Roberto tries to find his way back home to Venice after being taken by German soldiers and forced to work in a German labor camp during World War II.
O’Dell, S. ISLAND OF THE BLUE DOLPHINS (1960) A young Indian girl spends 18 years alone on an isolated island.
Phleger, M. PILOT DOWN, PRESUMED DEAD (1963) A young pilot who crash lands on an island off Baja California must use his ingenuity to survive.
Ruckman, I. NIGHT OF THE TWISTERS (1984) A boy struggles to take care of himself and his baby brother after a devastating tornado hits Grand Island, Nebraska.
Shahan, S. FROZEN STIFF (1998) A kayak trip in Alaska becomes a matter of survival when Cody and Derek find themselves battling the raw elements of an untamed wilderness.
Smith, R. THUNDER CAVE (1995) After his mother's death, Jacob travels alone to Africa in search of his father, a biologist studying elephants in a remote area of Kenya.
Speare, E.G. SIGN OF THE BEAVER (1983) Matt’s survival in the 1760 Maine wilderness depends on the good will of his new Indian friends.
Stevenson, R.L. TREASURE ISLAND (1883) This classic tale of pirates and buried treasure begins when Jim Hawkins and his mother find a treasure map on a deceased guest who owes them money.
Strickland, B. MUTINY (2002) Pirate Hunter Series. Orphaned Davy arrives at the home of his uncle and finds himself involved in a failed mutiny attempt in which all involved are sentenced to hang.
Thomasma, K KUNU: ESCAPE ON THE MISSOURI (1989) After a forced removal from their home, a boy and his dying grandfather embark on a dangerous journey to return to Minnesota.
Twain, M. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (1876) The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in the nineteenth century.
Wallace, B.B. COUSINS IN THE CASTLE (1996) A new friend comes to Amelia’s rescue when she finds herself the victim of a dastardly villain’s fiendish plans.
Wallace, B. JOURNEY INTO TERROR (1996) After taking pictures of two Lear jets, a country kid and his half-brother must team up to save their lives when thugs try to retrieve film.
Williams, B. TITANIC CROSSING (1995) Albert, his younger sister, his mother and his uncle are on board the Titanic when it sinks.
Willis, P. DANGER ALONG THE OHIO (1997) Clare and her brothers are lost in the Ohio River Valley in 1793, and must struggle to survive and avoid capture by the Shawnee Indians.
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