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Julia Smith
Read "Boy Soldier" by Cola Bilkuei available from Rakuten Kobo. In Cola Bilkuei, a young boy from the Dinka tribe in the southern Sudan, was forcibly recruited into Sudan People'. Un Refugee, People's Liberation Army, Human Rights Issues, Overcoming Adversity, Military Training, Life Is Like, Oppression, Republic Of The Congo, True Stories

Boy Soldier by Cola Bilkuei. In 1987, Cola Bilkuei, a young boy from the Dinka tribe in the southern Sudan, was forcibly recruited into Sudan People's Liberation Army. Once they arrived at the camp, exhausted and terrified, they were systematically brutalised as SPLA officers began to turn them into child soldiers. The children were taught how to handle a rifle, how to fight and how to kill. After two years, he escaped from the camp and began an extraordinary odyssey down the length of…

Bite of the Mango. Overcoming Adversity, Sierra Leone, Book Authors, Memoirs, Teenagers, Nonfiction, Soldiers, No Worries, Growing Up

Bite of the Mango by Mariatu Kamara. Mariatu grew up in a small village in Sierra Leone where the rumours of civil war were a distant worry. But then the rebels attacked. Heavily-armed soldiers, some barely teenagers, tortured and killed, and in the senseless violence, Mariatu had both her hands cut off. This is an incredible story of courage, resilience and hope.

Lord of the Flies by William Golding by Faber Books William Golding, Classic Literature, Classic Books, Used Books, Books To Read, Fear Of Flying, Price Book, Book Authors, So Little Time

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A fatal plane crash. A frozen wilderness. The world's youngest survival expert is in trouble again . Beck Granger must find help across the mountains âe" but even if he survives the deadly cold, can he escape the hungry wolf that is on his trail? Book Suggestions, Book Recommendations, Somerset College, Free Books, My Books, Mighty Ape, Bear Grylls, English Reading, Free Advertising

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Read "Ganglands: Brazil" by Ross Kemp available from Rakuten Kobo. Deep in the heart of Rio, a new gang has emerged in the favelas. A gang with a sinister reputation, heavy-duty weaponry . Ross Kemp, Staying Alive, In The Heart, Love Of My Life, Brazil, Rio, My Books, Audiobooks, Slums


Ganglands: Brazil by Ross Kemp. Deep in the heart of Rio, a new gang has emerged in the favelas. A gang with a sinister reputation, heavy-duty weaponry and a seemingly limitless drug supply. Recruited by the shady organization Trojan Industries, teenage tearaway Luiz Alves must gain initiation, infiltrate the gang and find out who's backing them. But with guns on every street corner and the threat of exposure hanging over his head, Luiz's biggest problem is just staying alive.

Read "To Die For" by Mark Svendsen available from Rakuten Kobo. An epic battle between a boy, a boat and a shark With a crack as though her back was breaking the dory lurched downwards. Books Australia, Vintage Classics, Penguin Random House, Solo Travel, Free Apps, Audiobooks, Battle, This Book, Ebooks

To Die For by Mark Svendsen

An epic battle between a boy, a boat and a shark

A novel based on the real-life story of a young Tutsi girl who was the only member of her family to survive the ethnic genocide in Rwanda in Told by Jeanne's adoptive mother. The Life, Real Life, Haunting Stories, Emma Thompson, Everything Changes, Her Brother, First Girl, High School Seniors, Little Sisters

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Go on an adventure with Katherine Rundell ... Winner of the Children's Book Prize Winner of the Costa Children's

Read "Big Game" by Dan Smith available from Rakuten Kobo. Written by acclaimed children's novelist Dan Smith, Big Game is a stunningly told survival story set in the icy wilderne. Dan Smith, Big Game, I Am Game, Book Club Books, Good Books, Birthday Interview, Story Setting, 13 Year Olds, Year 8

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Reread: Island of the Blue Dolphins Author: Scott O’Dell First published: 1960 The tale of Karana, who is abandoned on an island for 18 years, is based on the true story of Juana Maria, also known as “The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island. Ya Books, I Love Books, Great Books, Teen Books, Amazing Books, Best Books For Teens, Books To Read Online, Kids Reading, So Little Time

Island Of The Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh desolate island. How she survives in the face of all sorts of dangers makes gripping and inspiring reading.

Red Fox Running by Robin Lloyd-Jones. Fox Running, Lloyd Jones, 16 Year Old, Red Fox, Homeland, Arctic, Robin, Travelling, Survival

Red Fox Running by Robin Lloyd-Jones - ISBN: 9781842705520 (Andersen Press Ltd)

Red Fox Running by Robin Lloyd-Jones. Adam's father was a whaler in the Arctic - until the time, he never came back. 16-year-old Adam desperately wants to find his father, so he signs on as a cabin boy in the next expedition travelling North. When the ship gets stuck in the ice, Adam must travel over the treacherous ice floes in search of help. As their journey lengthens, Adam learns a great deal about Arctic survival, about himself, and finally about his love for Pipaluk and her harsh…

Shooting Stars by Brian Falkner (Year 8 only) Crosby Stills & Nash, Young Adult Fiction, Latest Books, Shooting Stars, Childrens Books, Good Books, Life Is Good, About Me Blog, Survival

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Hunter by Joy Cowley. When 14 year-old Jordan and her young brothers' plane crashes on a wild and deserted peninsula in New Zealand, they are completely terrified - and alone. Or are they? Whose voice is Jordan hearing, telling her what to do next? 200 years ago a hunter with the gift of sight, is also in a dangerous situation - a slave to Maori warriors hunting for the moa. Golden Hair, 14 Year Old, Riveting, Tell Her, Books Online, New Zealand, Plane, Warriors, The Voice


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The Revenant by Michael Punke. Based on a true story, The Revenant is an epic tale of revenge set in the Rocky Mountains. The Revenant, Revenge Stories, True Stories, Best Director, Movies Worth Watching, Tom Hardy, Leonardo Dicaprio, Best Actor, Film

The Revenant - Michael Punke - Paperback

Winner of 3 OSCARS including BEST DIRECTOR and BEST ACTORWinner of 5 BAFTAS including Best Actor, Best Director and Best FilmWinner of the 2016 Golden Globes...

Adrift by Paul Griffin (YA fiction, July A lost-at-sea survival story. Streaming Movies, Hd Movies, Movies To Watch, Movies Online, Hd Streaming, Young Adult Fiction, Fiction And Nonfiction, Ya Books, Library Books

Adrift, book by Paul Griffin

Five of us went out on the water that night.None of us came back whole, and not all of us came back. Best friends Matt and John are spending the summer working: