Tales of Adventure
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Mark is not looking forward to the family tradition of spending a week alone in the wilderness.
Caroline B. Cooney
While doing a school project on smallpox, Mitty stumbles upon old smallpox scabs. He has already been to school for several days and begins to have strange symptoms.
Into the Wild
Based on the real-life case of Christopher McCandless, Into the Wild tells the story of a young man who walks alone into the Alaskan wilderness, never to return.
When he’s caught scaling skyscrapers in New York City, Peak is sent to live with his mountain climbling father. Turns out, his dad is leading an expedition to Mount Everest and wants Peak to be the youngest climber ever to make it to the top.
John Spencer sails from England to the Caribbean where he encounters pirates, storms, and fevers.
Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex
The true story of a whale that turns on the people who were hunting it for oil. This story was the inspiration for Moby Dick.
Nuclear war has destroyed Eli’s world. His father, knowing that war was imminent, has built an underground compound stocked with supplies to last fifteen years. The problem is that only nine years later, some of the food has spoiled and supplies are running out.
The Maze Runner
When Thomas wakes up, he finds himself in the Glade with no memory of anything but his name. He quickly discovers he is not alone and none of the other Gladers know why they are there either. They just know they must be inside the walls before dark or face certain death.