Action & Adventure

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The Terrorist


by Caroline B. Cooney

Billy accepts a package from a stranger in a London subway and becomes the victim of a bomb. His sister becomes obsessed with capturing the unknown terrorist.
Y FIC Cooney
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Julie of the Wolves


by Jean Craighead George


Forced to marry at thirteen, Julie runs away from her Eskimo village and is adopted by a pack of wolves.
J FIC George  and SP J George
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Stormbreaker


by Anthony Horowitz


After his uncle's death, Alex is coerced into continuing his uncles' work for the British Intelligence Agency, MI6. Equipped with spy toys, Alex is sent undercover to investigate the makers of a revolutionary computer called Stormbreaker.
Y FIC Horowitz
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster


by Jon Krakauer


Courage, cowardice, foolishness, and high adventure marked the 1996 rival expeditions efforts to reach he summit of Everest when everything went terribly wrong.
YN 796.522 Krakauer
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The Wreckers


by Iain Lawrence


John Spencer is on his father's boat when wreckers lure the ship onto their rocky shore with a false beacon. Mary helps him stay alive, find his father, and stop the wreckers.
J FIC Lawrence
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Life of Pi


by Yann Martel

 
After a shipwreck, Pi Patel struggles to survive with a Bengal tiger in shark-infested waters.
Y FIC Martel
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Airborn


by Kenneth Oppel

  
When the Aurora, an airship that takes passengers and cargo around the world is forced to land on an uncharted island, Matt and Kate must battle pirates and strange winged creatures to return their damaged ship to its voyage.
Y PBK Oppel
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Wolf Brother


by Michelle Paver

  
After his father dies from a brutal bear attack, Torak is befriended by a wolf cub and seeks to fulfill his destiny by ridding the forest of the evil bear.
Y Paver