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Facing the Unknown: Adventure Stories for Kids K-6


Troubled Waters

 

Younger:  
Avi Abigail Takes the Wheel
Crisp, Marty White Star: A Dog on the Titanic
Wetterer, Margaret Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express
Middle:  
Clark, Clara Hill Hawk Hattie
Orr, Wendy Nim's Island
Older:  
Barry, Dave Peter and the Starcatchers
Frederick, Heather The Voyage of Patience Goodspeed
George, Jean Craighead Tree Castle Island
Hughes, Carol Jack Black & the Ship of Thieves
Petersen, P.J. White Water
Taylor, Theodore Ice Drift

 

 

Extreme Nature

 

Younger:  
Coerr, Eleanor Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express
Dunlap, Julie John Muir and Stickeen: An Icy Adventure With a No-Good Dog
George, Jean Craighead Snowboard Twist
Hopkinson, Deborah Klondike Kid (trilogy)
Standiford, Natalie The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto
Stevens, Carla Anna, Grandpa, and the Big Storm
Middle:  
Clements, Andrew A Week in the Woods
Hill, Kirkpatrick Winter Camp
Korman, Gordon Island (trilogy)
Mitchell, Betsy Journey to the Bottomless Pit: The Story of Stephen Bishop
and Mammoth Cave
Older:  
Alexander, Lloyd Westmark
Armstrong, Jennifer Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
DeFelice, Cynthia Nowhere to Call Home
Hunt, Laura The Abernathy Boys
Ibbotson, Eva Journey to the River Sea
Kehret, Peg Earthquake Terror
Moeri, Louise Save Queen of Sheba
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds The Fear Place
Van Leeuwen, Jean Bound for Oregon

 

 

Expect the Unexpected

 

Younger:  
Ahlberg, Janet  It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
Barron, T.A. High as a Hawk
Colfer, Eoin The Legend of Spud Murphy
Middle:  
Dorris, Michael Sees Behind Trees
Fleischman, Paul  The Half-a-Moon Inn
Kimmel, Eric Sword of the Samurai
Pullman, Philip The Fireworkmaker's Daughter
Yep, Laurence The Ghost Fox
Older:  
Evans, Douglas MVP
Love, Anne The Puppeteer's Apprentice
Morpurgo, Michael Kensuke's Kingdom
Ruckman, Ivy Night of the Twisters