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Disasters - FIction
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All the books on this page are available in your Middle School Library!
LOST series by Tracey Turner
Packed full of fascinating facts and essential information to get you to safety, Lost in...is an amazing new interactive, adventure-packed series in which the reader must choose their own path to survive to the end of the story. Can you get out alive?
Storm Runners Series
Storm Runners by Roland Smith
An action-adventure series! Chase Masters and his father are "storm runners," racing across the country in pursuit of hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. The first three titles are available in your library now!
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Books to Read
Cyclone Tracy : the diary of Ryan Turner. by
Call Number: F GEN TUCK
Ryan and his best friend, Nev, both love fishing, and spend all their spare time on the wharf or out on Darwin Harbour. When Ryan makes a new friend, his father is not pleased; but troubles with his dad are nothing compared to what Ryan and his family must cope with when Cyclone Tracy devastates Darwin.
Eye of the Storm by
Call Number: F SCI MESS
In the not-too-distant future, huge tornadoes and monster storms are a part of everyday life. In the heart of storm country, Jaden Meggs attends the exclusive summer science camp, Eye on Tomorrow that her dad founded. There she meets Alex, a boy from a nearby storm-ravaged farm, and together they discover a horrible truth about her dad's weather research. As a massive tornado approaches, Jaden must trust her knowledge and have faith in herself to confront her dad and save everyone from the biggest storm yet.
Call Number: F ADV HARR
At first, Rob couldn't believe there was a fire - if the fuel tanks blew, all hell would break loose. A raging fire in a tinder dry forest. Who started it & why? Rob's trip into the mountains turns into a nightmare of survival as he battles a bushfire and the dark motivations of a firebug.
Ice Quake by
Call Number: F ADV BATE
Baring Island, the Canadian Arctic. Michael and Katya are alone, in the middle of a blizzard. There are wolves snapping at their heels, and somewhere ahead of them, a gigantic polar bear with the taste for human blood. They've come with the SOS team in search of a missing satellite, but now they're just struggling to stay alive.
Call Number: F ADV NAPO
Chanelle laughed. "You'd never have the guts to get near a polar bear in real life. And you'd never travel that far. You the mamma's boy, I hear." But Chanelle is wrong. Alvin has more guts than even he realizes. And he isn't a mamma's boy. In fact, when his over protective mother goes too far, he leaves home. Where can Alvin go, though? He heads north. He will follow in the footsteps of his hero - Matthew Henson, the bold Arctic explorer. Alvin will prove that he can take care of himself. Alvin will go north to the deadly cold; north to terrifying, frozen windy expanses, where it's easy to get lost even near shelter; north to polar bears and wolves; north to himself. . . .
Call Number: F ADV BAIL
When the fury of the cyclone seems to have passed, Reene and ian crawl from safety to see a rusty freighter on their beach. The abandoned freighter seems to call them. But it's a trap ...
I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 by
Call Number: F ADV TARS
Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek? In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark has been attacking and killing people up and down the Atlantic Coast, not far from Chet's hometown of Springfield, New Jersey. Then one day, swimming with his friends, Chet sees something in the water. . .
Storm Runners by
Call Number: F ADV MITC
Two girls find themselves alone on a remote Scottish island--with a laboratory of evil scientists who are prepared to play havoc with the weather to gain control. They must escape from the island, and get the evidence back to Edinburgh, before the scientists become unstoppable. It is a mad race across Scotland closely pursued by these villainous scientists. When dramatic storms batter a small Scottish island and reduce a village to ruins, Ally and Kirstie think they are the sole survivors. But they meet Brad, the son of American scientists, and together uncover terrifying truth about the storms and the evil man who controls them. A great fast-paced and funny whodunnit .
Call Number: F ADV BOS
When Jeremy visits his twin cousins Jack and Flash in Oklahoma, he gets a big surprise: they're storm chasers! They live in a region called Tornado Alley, an area with more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world. Jack and Flash travel around Tornado Alley looking for tornadoes, and Jeremy's coming with them on their next mission. In Twister! Jeremy and his cousins encounter giant hailstones, awesome lightning, and funnel clouds, but will they get to see a tornado face-to-face? And will they get sucked up into its trail of destruction?
Wild Rescue Series
Ben and Zoe travel the world to save animals in danger - with the help of some amazing gadgets.
Check out the Wild Rescue website. You can find out more about each title.
Code Red series by Chris Ryan
Code Red! Code Red! It's a major disaster!
Read the series. There are 6 titles that will set your heart racing.
It begins as a school trip to London. But with a sudden tidal surge and a dramatic thunderstorm that hurls rainwater down on the capital, it suddenly becomes something totally different - the site of a major disaster as the Thames Barrier is breached and London is flooded. With streets underwater, communications down, rats pouring up out of the sewers and thousands of people in a state of panic, survival becomes a very key issue for Ben and his mates. But worse is to come when a high-security prison is evacuated and a vanload of category A prisoner is caught in the torrent...