Canada, Orca Book Publishers, 2007 Characters: Tej, Liam Setting: Canadian wilderness Theme: Survival, Adventure, friendship. Before becoming an author, Diane worked in newspaper, radio and travel. She is a member of the Canadian Children's Book Centre, the Vancouver Children's Literature Roundtable, Children's Writers and Illustrators of British Columbia and the Writers Union of Canada. Her books have earned her a Stellar Award and an Arthur Ellis Award nomination.
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has been added to your Cart. Should be popular with teen boys as well as the growing number of fans of the Orca Soundings series. Interesting, believable characters and an intriguing plot-line.
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Rain drills the map as he unfolds it. As he studies the map, his eyebrows knot. He folds the map. If we stay on the forestry road, we can walk out in a couple of days. I bit it and I chomp it again. Walk? For a couple of days?. Or we can go cross-country. It won’t take more than a day, ma. .He points with his thumb down the mountain. We’ll drop down over the next ridge and hook up with the main road. Then we hitch a ride into town. He pushes the rest of the gear under the truck and scrambles in after it. We’ll leave in the morning.
Grizzly bears don’t eat people. Do they? Seventeen-year olds Tej and Liam don’t count on rolling their truck when they take a short cut on a logging road. They are deep in the British Columbia wilderness, and now they have to walk out to the highway. Should reach those students who enjoy adventure stories but who might struggle with the vocabulary in books by Gary Paulsen and Will Hobbs.
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Tej and Liam are going snowboarding. Tej and Liam are going snowboarding. When they take a shortcut over a treacherous logging road and have an accident, their adventure becomes more about survival than fresh powder. Tracked by a hungry bear, while trying to outrun the weather without any food, Tej and Liam learn about their friendship and what it will take to survive. When Tej is hurt, Liam decides he has to go for help-alone.
The author makes this completely awesome sounding idea, and makes it just about as interesting as your average book. It is about a spunky 16 teen year old boy named Liam and his older (cousin/brother) Tej. One day the boys were up on a mountain skiing but as they were on their way home Tej’s truck slides off the rainy road and rolls down the side of the mountain. The author makes this completely awesome sounding idea, and makes it just about as interesting as your average book. There is any huge plot twist.