Best Teen & Young Adult Survival Stories Books

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1. Hatchet

Author: by Gary Paulsen
English
192 pages
1416936475

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This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are comparedand a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor. Hatchet has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian.

He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skillshow to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fireand even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite.

When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.


2. The Hunger Games Trilogy: The Hunger Games / Catching Fire / Mockingjay

Author: by Suzanne Collins
Scholastic Press
English
0545670314

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Suzanne Collins’s worldwide-bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in a paperback box set! This edition features the books with the classic cover art in a striking new package. Now available, a paperback box set of the Hunger Games! This box set features the original cover artwork from the ground-breaking, bestselling trilogy.

A perfect gift for fans of the books or movies. In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister’s place in the Games. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.


3. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel)

Author: by Suzanne Collins
English
528 pages
1338635174

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Ambition will fuel him. Competition will drive him. But power has its price. It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games.

The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that Coriolanus will be able to outcharm, outwit, and outmaneuver his fellow students to mentor the winning tribute. The odds are against him.

He’s been given the humiliating assignment of mentoring the female tribute from District 12, the lowest of the low. Their fates are now completely intertwined – every choice Coriolanus makes could lead to favor or failure, triumph or ruin. Inside the arena, it will be a fight to the death.

Outside the arena, Coriolanus starts to feel for his doomed tribute… And must weigh his need to follow the rules against his desire to survive no matter what it takes.


4. The Hunger Games (Book 1)

Author: by Suzanne Collins
0439023521
Scholastic Press
English

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In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear in an annual televised event called, “The Hunger Games,” a fight to the death on live TV.

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games. The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or be killed.


5. Legend

Author: by Marie Lu
Speak
English
352 pages

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“Legend doesn’t merely survive the hype, it deserves it.”From the New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors.

Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic’s highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country’s most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.

From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths – until the day June’s brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family’s survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias’s death.

But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets. Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.


6. Salt to the Sea

Author: by Ruta Sepetys
Penguin Books
English
448 pages

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#1 New York Times bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal! “A superlative novel … Masterfully crafted.”-The Wall Street JournalBased on “the forgotten tragedy that was six times deadlier than the Titanic.”-TimeWinter 1945.WWII.Four refugees.Four stories. Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies, war.

As thousands desperately flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety and freedom. But not all promises can be kept … This paperback edition includes book club questions and exclusive interviews with Wilhelm Gustloff survivors and experts.


7. This Is Where It Ends

Author: by Marieke Nijkamp
Sourcebooks Fire
English
336 pages

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The reviews are in!This Is Where It Ends, the #1 New York Times bestseller and one of the Best Books of the Decade (Buzzfeed, Paste Magazine, BookRiot), “could break you.” “I am speechless.” “The saddest book I have ever read.” “Literally tore my heart out.” Go inside a heartbreaking fictional school shooting, minute-by-terrifying-minute.

Everyone has a reason to fear the boy with the gun…10:00 a.M.: The principal of Opportunity, Alabama’s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.10:02 a.M.: The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.10:03 a.M.: The auditorium doors won’t open.10:05 a.M.: Someone starts shooting.

Over the course of 54 minutes, four students must confront their greatest hopes, and darkest fears, as they come face-to-face with the boy with the gun. In a world where violence in schools is at an all-time high and school shootings are a horrifyingly common reality for teenagers, This Is Where It Ends is a rallying cry to end the gun violence epidemic for good.


8. The 100 Complete Boxed Set

Author: by Kass Morgan
English
1360 pages
0316551368

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Read the books that inspired the CW show! All four thrilling novels in The 100 series are now available in this paperback boxed set. Ever since nuclear war destroyed our planet, humanity has been living on city-like spaceships hovering above the toxic surface.

As far as anyone knows, no one has stepped foot on Earth in centuries-that is, until one hundred juvenile delinquents are sentenced to return and recolonize the hostile land. The future of the human race rests in their hands, but nothing can prepare the 100 for what they find on this strange and savage planet.

Don’t miss the book series that inspired the hit TV show. New York Times bestseller The 100, Day 21,Homecoming, and Rebellion are gathered together for the first time in this striking box set, perfect for fans and series newcomers alike.


9. Catching Fire |Hunger Games|2

Author: by Suzanne Collins
Scholastic Press
English
400 pages

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The second book in Suzanne Collins’s phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in trade paperback. Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. Katniss and Peeta should be happy.

After all, they have just earned for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules, and now there are rumors of rebellion in the districts.

Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge.

10. Mockingjay (Hunger Games)

Author: by Suzanne Collins
Scholastic Press
English
400 pages

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The third book in Suzanne Collins’s phenomenal and worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy. The final book in Suzanne Collins’s worldwide bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is now available in paperback.”My name is Katniss Everdeen.Why am I not dead? I should be dead.”Katniss Everdeen, girl on fire, has survived, even though her home has been destroyed.There are rebels.

There are new leaders. A revolution is unfolding. District 13 has come out of the shadows and is plotting to overthrow the Capitol. Though she’s long been a part of the revolution, Katniss hasn’t known it. Now it seems that everyone has had a hand in the carefully laid plans but her.

The success of the rebellion hinges on Katniss’s willingness to be a pawn, to accept responsibility for countless lives, and to change the course of the future of Panem. To do this, she must put aside her feelings of anger and distrust.

She must become the rebels’ Mockingjay – no matter what the cost.

11. Peak (A Peak Marcello Adventure)

Author: by Roland Smith
Harcourt
English
256 pages

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In this unputdownable, spine-tingling adventure of a lifetime called a winner at every level,* fourteen-year-old Peak Marcello attempts to be the youngest climber to summit Mt.Everest. (Booklist, starred review) The only thing you’ll find on the summit of Mount Everest is a divine view.

The things that really matter lie far below. After Peak Marcello is arrested for scaling a New York City skyscraper, he’s left with two choices: wither away in juvenile detention or go live with his long-lost father, who runs a climbing company in Thailand.

But Peak quickly learns that his father’s renewed interest in him has strings attached.Big strings. As owner of Peak Expeditions, he wants his son to be the youngest person to reach the Everest summit-and his motives are selfish at best.

Even so, for a climbing addict like Peak, tackling Everest is the challenge of a lifetime. But it’s also one that could cost him his life.

12. The River (A Hatchet Adventure)

Author: by Gary Paulsen
Ember
English
176 pages

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The government sends Brian back to the Canadian wilderness in this beloved follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen! Two years after Brian Robeson survived fifty-four days alone in the Canadian wilderness, the government wants him to head back so they can learn what he did to stay alive.

This time Derek Holtzer, a government psychologist, will accompany him. But a freak storm leaves Derek unconscious. Brian’s only hope is to transport Derek a hundred miles down the river to a trading post. He’s survived with only a hatchet before-now can Brian build a raft and navigate an unknown river?

For the first time it’s not only Brian’s survival that’s at stake… An IRA-CBC Children’s Choice A Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year Vividly written, a book that will, as intended, please the readers who hoped that Paulsen, like Brian, would do it again.’ Kirkus ReviewsRead all the Hatchet Adventures!

Brian’s Winter The River Brian’s Return Brian’s Hunt

13. An Ember in the Ashes

Author: by Sabaa Tahir
Razorbill
English
480 pages

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BOOK ONE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIESOne of Time Magazine’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time Instant New York Times bestsellerFrom #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa TahirAmazon’s Best Young Adult Book of 2015People’s Choice Award winner – Favorite FantasyBustle’s Best Young Adult Book of 2015 This novel is a harrowing, haunting reminder of what it means to be human and how hope might be kindled in the midst of oppression and fear.

The Washington Post An Ember in the Ashes could launch Sabaa Tahir into JK Rowling territoryIt has the addictive quality of The Hunger Games combined with the fantasy of Harry Potter and the brutality of Game of Thrones. Public Radio International “An Ember in the Ashes glows, burns, and smoldersas beautiful and radiant as it is searing.”Huffington Post A worthy novel and one as brave as its characters.

The New York Times Book Review Laia is a slave.Elias is a soldier.Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear.

14. Hunger Games 4-Book Hardcover Box Set (The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Mockingjay, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes)

Author: by Suzanne Collins
English
1338686534
978-1338686531

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This beautiful hardcover box set includes all three books in Suzanne Collins’s internationally bestselling Hunger Games trilogy together with The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts.

The Capitol keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV…

And the odds are against all who play. With all four of Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games novels in one box set, you can step into the world of Panem with the 10th annual Hunger Games, and continue all the way to the electrifying conclusion.

15. Dry

Author: by Neal Shusterman
English
416 pages
1481481975

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The authors do not hold back. Booklist (starred review) The palpable desperation that pervades the plotfeels true, giving it a chilling air of inevitability. Publishers Weekly (starred review) The Shustermans challenge readers. School Library Journal (starred review) No one does doom like Neal Shusterman.

Kirkus Reviews (starred review) When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions for her family in this harrowing story of survival from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman.

The droughtor the Tap-Out, as everyone calls ithas been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have become an endless list of don’ts: don’t water the lawn, don’t fill up your pool, don’t take long showers. Until the taps run dry.

Suddenly, Alyssa’s quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation; neighbors and families turned against each other on the hunt for water. And when her parents don’t return and her lifeand the life of her brotheris threatened, Alyssa has to make impossible choices if she’s going to survive.