JH Fiction (Grades 6-8)
Williwaw! by Tom Bodett Ea
Left to themselves in their Alaskan home, September and her brother get more than they bargained for when they disobey their father and are caught on a boat in the same kind of storm that killed their mother. 192 pgs.
Flight #116 is Down by Caroline B. Cooney A
When a plane crashes on her property, Heidi attempts to rescue those on board. 201 pgs. (Look for other titles by this author.)
Wildfire Run by Dee Garretson
The president’s son and his two friends are trapped inside Camp David as a wildfire rages. 261 pgs. (Look for other titles by this author.)
Tunnels by Roderick Gordon A P
Will discovers a dangerous underground world beneath London and must venture into it when his archeologist father disappears. 472 pgs. (Look for other titles featuring Will’s adventures.)
Sure Fire by Jack Higgins
When their father is taken at gunpoint, Rich and Jade discover that he is actually a secret agent, and their quest to rescue him draws them into the perilous world of international espionage. 237 pgs. (Look for other titles featuring Rich and Jade.)
Moonshadow: Rise of the Ninja by Simon Higgins
Moonshadow, a young ninja spy, sets off on his first mission to save his country from a warlord. 325 pgs. (Look for other books in the Moonshadow series.)
The Maze by Will Hobbs A P
Rick escapes from a juvenile detention center and finds himself caught in a maze of canyons in Utah. 198 pgs. (Look for other titles by this author.)
Shipwreck by Gordon Korman A P
How will six troubled teens survive the wreck of their sailboat on a desert island?129 pgs. (Look for other titles in the Island series.)
The Wreckers by Iain Lawrence A L
When his ship is wrecked, John discovers the islanders create shipwrecks to loot valuable goods, and he must save his imprisoned father so they can escape the island. 196 pgs. (Look for other titles in The High Seas Trilogy.)
Shipwreck!: A Survive! Story by Jake Maddox
When their boat sinks, three teens are left in the middle of the ocean with only an inflatable raft. 63 pgs.
The Angel Experiment by James Patterson A L P Ea E
After their enemies kidnap their youngest sibling, five genetically-engineered half-human and half-bird children journey to New York City to rescue their sister. 422 pgs. (Look for other titles in The Maximum Ride series.)
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen A
When the pilot of the two-person plane has a heart attack, the plane crash lands in the Canadian wilderness and Brian must find a way to survive with only a hatchet. 195 pgs. (Look for other titles featuring Brian.)
Wild River by P.J. Petersen
When Ryan’s brother is knocked unconscious during a camping trip, Ryan must find a way to get him out of the wilderness alive. 120 pgs.
Pirates! by Celia Rees A
In 1722, an orphaned young woman and her friend, a slave, escape plantation life in Jamaica to find a better life as pirates on the high seas. 379 pgs.
Storm Runners by Roland Smith
Chase’s bus is caught in the midst of Hurricane Emily, and when the bus is thrown into the water and the bus driver dies, he and the two survivors of the accident must make their way through the hurricane on foot. 143 pgs. (Look for other books in the Storm Runners series.)
Dead in the Water by Robin Stevenson
Instead of a weeklong sailing course, Simon finds himself racing to stop an abalone poaching operation. His curiosity leads him to being caught, bound and gagged. 169 pgs.
Leepike Ridge by Nathan D. Wilson
Trapped in an underground cavern, Tom is drawn into the treasure hunt that led to his father’s murder. 224 pgs.
STORM: The Infinity Code by E.L. Young
A group of teenage geniuses use cutting-edge spy technology to prevent the creation of a weapon that could destroy the world. 311 pgs. (Look for other titles in the STORM series.)