Adventure Books

Looking for Adventure? Find it in one of these great books!
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The Islands at the End of the World
Austin Aslan (YA ASLAN)
After a massive tsunami, a cloud wipes out all of the electronics across Hawaii and martial law is declared. Stranded with only her father to help her, Leilani sets out across treacherous terrain to make it home. (Grades 8+)
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Six of Crows [Has a Sequel]
Leigh Bardugo (YA BARDUGO)
Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz's crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction--if they don't kill each other first. (Grades 7+) 
Sharon Cameron (YA CAMERON)
In the Sunken City that was once Paris the guillotine rules again, Sophia Bellamy from the Commonwealth across the Channel Sea tries to rescue as many of the revolution's victims as she can smuggle out. (Grades 9+)
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I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You [Series]
Ally Carter (YA CARTER)
Gallagher Girls Series. Ally is a CIA legacy and attends the premier school in the world...for spies. (Grades 7-10)
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Chasing Power
Sarah Beth Durst (YA DURST)
An expert shoplifter with telekinetic powers and a teleporting boy join forces in a dangerous rescue mission. (Grades 9+)
Vango: Between Sky and Earth
Timothee de Fombelle (YA FOMBELLE)
Accused of a murder he did not commit, Vango runs from the law...and across Europe during the turmoil and destruction of World War II. (Grades 7+)
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The Calling [Trilogy]
James Frey (YA FREY)
Endgame Trilogy. Twelve teens are destined to compete in an ancient and deadly game where it’s kill or be killed. The prize is not only wealth, but the survival of their people. (Grades 8+)
Tunnels [Series]
Roderick Gordon (YA GORDON)
Young archaeologist Will discovers a vast underground labyrinth beneath the city of London that may hold the key to ancient secrets...along with deadly creatures. (Grades 6-9)
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A Thousand Pieces of You [Trilogy]
Claudia Gray (YA GRAY)
Firebird Trilogy. When her father is murdered, Marguerite vows to avenge his death and hunt down the killer. To do this, she will need to track him across multiple dimensions and times. (Grades 9+)
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Half Bad [Trilogy]
Sally Green (YA GREEN)
Witches are commonplace and exist in two varieties—black and white. Nathan is a cross
between the two, and both sides are pulling to change his destiny. He wants neither—just to escape and live his life. (Grades 9+)
Stormbreaker [Series]
Anthony Horowitz (YA HOROWITZ)
Alex Rider Series. Alex must use his prowess to outsmart the terrorists who want him and every child in England dead. (Grades 6-9)
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13 Little Blue Envelopes [Has a Sequel]
Maureen Johnson (YA JOHNSON)
One envelope contains $1,000, and the others lead to adventures that span Europe! (Grades 8-10)
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Hostage Three
Nick Lake (YA LAKE)
17-year-old Amy, her father, and her stepmother become hostages when Somalian pirates seize their yacht. (Grades 8+)
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I am Number Four
Pittacus Lore (YA LORE)
Lorien Legacies Seriew. In rural Ohio, friendships and a beautiful girl prove distracting to a 15-year-old who has hidden on Earth for ten years waiting to develop the Legacies, or powers, he will need to rejoin the other six surviving Garde members and fight the Mogadorians who destroyed their planet, Lorien. (Grades 7+)
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The Merchant of Death [Series]
Pendragon Series. It’s not just the Earth that’s at stake, but fantastic worlds in alternate dimensions risk falling under the iron fist of Saint Dane. (Grades 6-9)
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A World Without Heroes [Series]
Brandon Mull (YA MULL)
Beyonders Series. Jason was a regular guy, but now he has to save a parallel world from an evil wizard. (Grades 6-8)
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The Angel Experiment [Series]
James Patterson (YA PATTERSON)
Maximum Ride Series. Will avian DNA & sheer will to survive save them and the world from evil? (Grades 7+)
Hatchet [Series]
Gary Paulsen (YA PAULSEN)
Brian’s Saga Series. Your plane crashes, leaving you alone to survive in the wilderness, with only your hatchet and your wits. (Grades 8-12)
Stefan Petrucha (YA PETRUCHA)
Adopted by famous Pinkerton Agency Detective Hawking in 1895 New York, 14-year-old Carver Young gets involved in the hunt for notorious killer Jack the Ripper, (Grades 6-10)
Steelheart [Series]
Brandon Sanderson (YA SANDERSON)
Reckoners series. At age 8, David watched his father be killed by an Epic. Now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners--the only people trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny. (Grades 8+)
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Fire and Flood [Has a Sequel]
Victoria Scott (YA SCOTT)
Tella's brother Cody is sick and getting worse, so when she finds instructions on how to become a contender in the dangerous Brimstone Bleed race where she can win a cure for him, she jumps at the chance. (Grades 8+)
I, Q. [Series]
Roland Smith (YA SMITH)
IQ and Angela have the opportunity to tour with their rock star parents. Things get complicated when they find themselves pursued cross-country by terrorists and secret agents. (Grades 5-8)
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Black Widow: Forever Red
Margaret Stohl (YA STOHL)
Natasha Romanov rescues a young girl from Ivan--and eight years later she is called upon to protect a teenaged Ava from a threat from the past--and possibly from S.H.I.E.L.D itself. (Grades 8+)
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Trust Me, I'm Lying [Series]
Mary Elizabeth Summer (YA SUMMER)
Con artist Julep Dupree pays expenses at her exclusive high school by fixing things for fellow students, but she will need their help when her father disappears. (Grades 8+)
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Code Name Verity [Has a Sequel]
Elizabeth Wein (YA WEIN)
In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can. (Grades 9+)
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The Boys in the Boat
Daniel Brown (797.123 BRO)
True story of an American rowing team from UW that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics. (Grades 9+)
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I am a SEAL Team Six Warrior
Howard E. Wasdin (921 WASDIN, HOWARD)
To become a SEAL, you undergo intensive training that few can complete. Next, you’re sent to some of the world’s worst places... (Grades 9+)