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The Darwin Expedition

by Diane Tullson
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: survival stories, friendship

Tej and Liam are going snowboarding. When they take a shortcut over a treacherous logging road and have an accident, their adventure becomes more about survival than fresh powder. Tracked by a hungry bear, while trying to outrun the weather without any food, Tej and Liam learn about their friendship and what it will take to survive. When Tej is hur …

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No More Pranks

by Monique Polak
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: marine life, values & virtues, environment

Pete likes to play pranks. It doesn't matter what it is as long as it gets a laugh. When he impersonates his vice-principal on a radio call-in show, he goes too far and is suspended from school. Pete's parents send him to spend the summer working with his uncle, a whale-watching guide in a tourist town far from the city. When a whale is injured by …

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Blue Moon

by Marilyn Halvorson
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: horses, friendship, equestrian

Bobbie Jo didn't set out to buy a limping blue roan mare--she wanted a colt she could train to barrel race. But the horse is a fighter, just like Bobbie Jo. Now all she has to do is train the sour old mare that obviously has a past. While she nurses the horse back to health, Bobbie Jo realizes that the horse, now called Blue Moon, may have more his …

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Tough Trails

by Irene Morck
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: horses, survival stories, farm & ranch life

When Ambrose is forced to sell his horse because of an injury, he must find a new animal that can handle the rigors of the mountains while packing for his uncleís trail-riding outfit. To save an old lady's beloved companion from the meat-buyers, Ambrose buys a horse who would be better off in retirement than climbing the treacherous trails of the …

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Rare and Endangered

by John Dowd
edition: Paperback
  • age: 11 to 15
  • Grade: 6 to 10
tagged: environment

In this sequel to Hogsty Reef, teenagers Jim and Julia reunite, getting embroiled in a search for a missing naturalist as they work in a research station studying endangered wildlife.
While in the Turks and Caicos Islands, these two inquisitive teens? quest leads them directly into the hands of poachers who have ravaged the island's precious fauna …

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