Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Adventure stories - virtual display

The Cay by Theodore Taylor

Phillip is shipwrecked and floats ashore to a desert island. But he's blind! How will he survive without being able to see? Will the other shipwreck victim on the island, Timothy, help him?

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Brian is thirteen and on a small plane when it crashes in the Canadian wilderness. He is the only survivor and all he has are his clothes and a hatchet his mother gave to him. How will he survive all alone in the wilderness?

The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford

This is the story of three animals who walked and ran, and fought and struggled together, who escaped death at almost every step, and who finally came home after travelling hundreds of miles to get there.

Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel

Shade is a young Silverwing bat, the runt of his colony, determined to prove himself on the long and dangerous winter migration. During a storm he is swept out over the ocean to a remote island. How will he get back to his colony? Will he get there in one piece?

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

Billy saved his money for many months to buy his two dogs, Old Dan and Little Ann. Old Dan had the brawn and Little Ann had the brains, and Billy had the will to train them to be the finest hunting team around. They even win the Gold Cup for the coon hunt. One night, Billy and his dogs go hunting and ran into a mountain lion. Will the dogs win or is the mountain lion too much for the little hounds?

White Fang by Jack London

He was three quarters wolf and all fury, born in a cave in the frozen arctic and taught no kindness by the humans who reared him. But one man saw White Fang's intelligence and nobility and had the courage to offer the killer a new life. Will White Fang respond?

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