If you enjoyed the I Survived series by Lauren TARSHIS, you may also enjoy the following series that feature children tasked with survival in seemingly impossible situations. On the back is a non-fiction series and some stand alone books.
Brian Saga : j PAU
Hatchet Gary Paulsen.
From Hatchet: After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents’ divorce.
Book 1 – Hatchet
Book 2 – The River
Book 3 – Brian’s Winter
Book 4 – Brian’s Return
Book 5 – Brian’s Hunt
Disaster Strikes Series : jpbk KEN
Earthquake shock by Marlane Kennedy
From Earthquake Shock: When a sudden earthquake hits during a visit to the skate park, Joey and his friends are trapped on opposite sides of a collapsed overpass and must rescue each other while enduring aftershocks and making their way safely home.
Book 1 – Earthquake Shock
Book 2 – Tornado Alley
Book 3 – Blizzard Night
Book 4 – Volcano Blast
Everest Series: jpbk KOR
Everst The Summit Book Three
Everest The Climb Book Two
Korman, a #1 “New York Times”-bestselling author, presents a thrilling adventure trilogy about a number of kids competing to be the youngest person ever to reach the top of Mt. Everest.
Book 1 – The Contest
Book 2 – The Climb
Book 3 – The Summit
Island Trilogy: jpbk KOR
From Shipwreck: The first title in a new survival trilogy introduces six kids who are sent on a boating trip to the Pacific Ocean as a character-building experience. When a terrifying storm hits, the ship is wrecked on an island and only the kids survive. Now that the adults are gone, the quest for survival begins.
Book 1 – Shipwreck
Book 2 – Survival
Book 3 – Escape
Killer Species Series: jpbk SPR
Spradlin introduces a brand-new action-packed series, with each book covering a genetically engineered super predator that wreaks havoc on its environment.
Book 1 – Menace from the Deep
Book 2 – Feeding Frenzy
Book 3 – Out for Blood
Book 4 – Ultimate Attack
Lost: Can You Survive? Series: jpbk TUR
From Lost In the Desert of Dread: Deep in the Desert of Dread danger lurks under every rock in the hot sun. Will you survive poisonous stings, terrifying storms, and deadly dehydration?
My Side of the Mountain: j GEO
From My Side of the Mountain: Runaway Sam Gribley is surviving in the Catskill Mountains with only a penknife, a ball of cord, $40, and some flint and steel. Along the way, he learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that will change his life forever.
Book 1 – My Side of the Mountain
Book 2 – On the Far Side of the Mountain
Book 3 – Frightful’s Mountain
Stay Alive Series: jpbk MON
From Crash: When the plane carrying the Junior Action News Team crash-lands in Alaska, the group must try to stay alive in the wilderness.
Book 1 – Crash
Book 2 – Cave-In
Book 3 – Breakdown
Book 4 – Flood
Stranded Series: jpbk PRO
From Stranded: From the Emmy-winning host of “Survivor” comes a rollicking family adventure series. Jane, Buzz, Carter, and Vanessa, aged nine to 13, are on a sailing trip in the South Pacific intended to help them bond in their newly blended family when a massive storm strands them on a deserted island.
Book 1 Stranded
Book 2 Trial by Fire
Book 3 Survivors
Storm Runners Series: j SMI
From Storm Runners: Twelve-year-old Chase Masters travels the country with his father, a “storm runner,” but he is tested in ways he never could have imagined when he and a new friend are caught in a hurricane near St. Petersburg, Florida.
Book 1 Storm Runners
Book 2 The Surge
Book 3 Eruption
STAND ALONE BOOKS:
Far North by Will HOBBES j HOB
Blue Mountain by Martine LEAVITT j LEA
Shipwreck! by Jake MADDOX j MAD
Camel Rider by Prue MASON j MAS
Shackleton’s Stowaway by Victoria McKERNAN j McKE
Storm by Donna Jo NAPOLI j NAP
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’DELL j O’DE
Nation by Terry PRATCHETT j PRA
You Choose: Survival Series: Non-fiction
Experience the life or death dilemmas of survival in extreme situations. YOU CHOOSE what you’ll do next. The choices you make will either lead you to safety or to doom.
Can You Survive an Earthquake? by Rachael Hanel j 613.69 HAN
Can You Survive the Jungle? by Matt Doeden j 613.69 DOE
Can You Survive the Special Forces? by Matt Doeden j 613.69 DOE
Can You Survive Extreme Mountain Climbing? by Matt Doeden j 613.69 DOE
Can You Survive Antarctica? by Rachael Hanel j 613.69 HAN
Can You Survive the Wilderness? by Matt Doeden j 613.69 DOE
Can You Survive the Titanic? by Allison Lassieur j 613.69 LAS
Can You Survive Storm Chasing? by Elizabeth Raum j 613.69 RAU