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GENRES: Adventure

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GENRES: Adventure

Bartlett and the ice voyage Juvenile Book Bartlett and the ice voyage

Hirsch, Odo.

When an impatient queen longs to taste the delicious but fragile melidrop fruit, two explorers use "Inventiveness, Desperation, and Perseverance" to try to bring it to her.

Black Star, Bright Dawn Juvenile Book Black Star, Bright Dawn

O'Dell, Scott, 1898-1989.

Bright Dawn must face the challenge of the Iditarod dog sled race alone when her father is injured.

Cosmic Juvenile Book Cosmic

Cottrell Boyce, Frank.

12-year old Liam looks like he's thirty. Sometimes it's not bad; for example on the first day of school the principal mistakes Liam for a teacher or when he convinces a car dealer to let him test drive a Porsche. So feeling like he's stuck between two worlds, Liam cons his way into being the adult chaperone on the first space ship to take civilians into space. But when the ship is stuck 230,000 miles from home, being mistaken for an adult is not good.

Earthquake terror Juvenile Book Earthquake terror

Kehret, Peg.

When an earthquake hits the isolated island in northern California where his family had been camping, twelve-year-old Jonathan Palmer must find a way to keep himself, his partially paralyzed younger sister, and their dog alive until help arrives.

Ferret Island Juvenile Book Ferret Island

Jennings, Richard W. (Richard Walker), 1945-

Stuck on an island, a 14-year-old boy tries to thwart the nefarious plans of a reclusive author and his giant killer ferrets.

Jack Jones and the pirate curse Juvenile Book Jack Jones and the pirate curse

Rossell, Judith.

When his great uncle passes away, young Jack Jones inherits a terrible curse. Chased by a merciless band of pirates who can temporarily take over the bodies of anyone, Jack must find the courage to confront the curse and outsmart the pirates or spend the rest of his life running.

Jimmy Coates: target Juvenile Book Jimmy Coates: target

Craig, Joe, 1979-

Government agency NJ7 wants Jimmy working for them or they want him dead. Not only must he fight off someone as dangerous as himself, he must also confront the man he fears the most--his father.

Knights of the kitchen table Juvenile Book Knights of the kitchen table

Scieszka, Jon.

A mysterious book transports three boys back in time to the days of King Arthur.

Leepike Ridge Juvenile Book Leepike Ridge

Wilson, Nathan D.

An original mix of "Robinson Crusoe, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," and "The Odyssey," Wilsons first book for young readers is a remarkable adventure, a journey though the dark of the grave and back out into the light.

Ninth Ward Juvenile Book Ninth Ward

Rhodes, Jewell Parker.

In New Orleans' Ninth Ward, twelve-year-old Lanesha, who can see spirits, and her adopted grandmother have no choice but to stay and weather the storm as Hurricane Katrina bears down upon them.

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