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List created for teens by the Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults committee of YALSA.

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FICTION: Adventure

List created for teens by the Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults committee of YALSA.


Around the world in 100 days Teen Book Around the world in 100 days
When seventeen-year-old Harry Fogg undertakes a race against time to win a wager with a member of his famous father's club, he puts to good use the recklessness and fascination with all things mechanical that have caused him trouble in Victorian England.

Blackwood, Gary L.
TEEN BLACKWO
Young samurai : the way of the warrior Teen Book Young samurai : the way of the warrior
Orphaned by a ninja pirate attack off the coast of Japan in 1611, twelve-year-old English lad Jack Fletcher is determined to prove himself, despite the bullying of fellow students, when the legendary sword master who rescued him begins training him as a samurai warrior.

Bradford, Chris.
TEEN BRADFOR
Voyage of the Sea Wolf Teen Book Voyage of the Sea Wolf
After having been marooned on an island for ten days, Catherine and William are finally rescued and brought aboard a pirate ship that is captained by a woman who takes a liking to William and forbids Catherine, his true love, from seeing him.

Bunting, Eve, 1928-
TEEN BUNTING
After the snow Teen Book After the snow
Fifteen-year-old Willo Blake, born after the 2059 snows that ushered in a new ice age, encounters outlaws, halfmen, and an abandoned girl as he journeys in search of his family, who mysteriously disappeared from the freezing mountain that was their home.

Crockett, S. D. (Sophie D.)
TEEN CROCKET
Outlaw : a novel Teen Book Outlaw : a novel
The children of Britain's ambassador to Burkina Faso, fifteen-year-old Jake, who loves technology and adventure, and thirteen-year-old Kas, a budding social activist, are abducted and spend time in the Sahara desert with Yakuuba Sor, who some call a terrorist but others consider a modern-day Robin Hood.

Davies, Stephen, 1976-
TEEN DAVIES
Hacking Timbuktu : a novel Teen Book Hacking Timbuktu : a novel
London sixteen-year-old Danny Temple and friend Omar use their computer and parkour skills to elude pursuers as they follow clues in an Arabic manuscript to the mysterious cliffs of Bandiagara in sub-Saharan Africa seeking an ancient treasure.

Davies, Stephen, 1976-
TEEN DAVIES
The ruins of Gorlan Teen Book The ruins of Gorlan
When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger.

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
TEEN FLANAGA
The outcasts Teen Book The outcasts
Skandian outcasts Hal, Stig, and others do battle at sea against the Wolves and the Sharks, in the ultimate race across icy waters where not everyone thinks of the competition as play.

Flanagan, John (John Anthony)
TEEN FLANAGA
Blood sun Teen Book Blood sun
Desperate to uncover the secret of his mother's death, fifteen-year-old Max Gordon, pursued by enemies, travels from the bleakness of Dartmoor to the rainforest of Central America, where the environmental devastation hides a sinister secret.

Gilman, David.
TEEN GILMAN
The wild Teen Book The wild
Seventeen-year-old Jack London makes the arduous journey to the Yukon's gold fields in 1893, becoming increasingly uneasy about supernatural forces in the wilderness that seem to have taken a special interest in him.

Golden, Christopher.
TEEN GOLDEN
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