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Six kids. One fate. Nick, J.J., Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian. They didn’t want to be on the boat in the first place. And when a terrifying storm hits, it’s all. The Paperback of the Shipwreck (Island Series #1) by Gordon Korman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Island. Book one, Shipwreck / Gordon Korman. When six troubled kids are placed on a Pacific island as part of a strict program called Charting a New Course.

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Gr Six young teens with discipline problems are sent on a sea journey sponsored by a group called Charting a New Course, an organization designed to help troubled youths straighten out their lives. She proves herself to be confident and capable.

Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian. Children and Young Adult Literature portal. They didn’t want to be on the boat in the first place. The three castaways go into the jungle looking for food, leaving the unconscious Will on the beach. Because of this, she does not come to trust her fellow castaways until later in the series. I’m still holding out hope that somehow the Captain has survived, fingers crossed! The main part of the book though wasn’t about these kids getting shipwrecked.

One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. But when circumstance throws them together, not only on the boat journey but on a terrible shipwreck, they are going to have to get along and use their unique talents, or die.

On the island, Luke, Ian, and Charla are revived by a downpour of rain and have a toast to their fallen comrades and set off into the jungle to find food, leaving the still-unconscious Will on the raft. Listeners will want to read the next two books in this hi-lo seriesASurvival and Escape both Scholastic, Aor wait for them to be released on CD. When the smugglers discover J.


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Will, Shipwrck, Charla, and Ian. This is interesting because most of the kids are there to learn lessons or just to get out of the house and away from the screens. Shipwreck is a book about kids who are sent on a ship by their parents because they have broken the rules many times, gordin don’t really seem the best of friends.

The conflict What would do if you were drowning on a boat in the Pacific Ocean? It had great characters and lots of action. Aside from two characters Charla and Lyssa no one in this book was all that interesting or engaging. Island trilogy ; bk. Bugs Potter Who is Bugs Potter?

Definit Frankly, these series deserve four stars just for being so addictive. Novels by Gordon Korman. Luke Haggerty is on a boat trip he never wanted to be on Pierce Harding, Marcia, Published: The pressure builds when Will’s injury starts to worsen and his fever rises.

The kids are taking part in a program called Charting a New Course designed as a punishment of sorts for wayward teens, where they learn discipline and teamwork and have no access to computers, the internet, iPhones, or any other electronic devices which is perhaps that worst part of the punishment for them!

Jun 30, Lacey rated it really liked it. Son of the Mob Son of the Mob 2: I highly recommend this series, especially if you are a fan on Korman’s other books. Lyssa Greenfield is Will’s younger sister. Apr 30, Wolf Alpha rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was about 6 kids that were behaving bad at home and were send to a camp where they work and think about all the bad things they have done and 2 captains that were trapped on a boat in a big storm in the Pacific Ocean.


Realizing they have to do something, Lyssa attempts to get the motor working again and briefly succeeds, but a freak accident causes the engine to explode, setting ablaze most of the boat. With one person hanging off because the raft isn’t big enough, they drift through the Pacific for days. It is revealed that a stray bullet struck Will’s leg and Ian proclaims that he could become infected and he could die.

Would you give up or try to survive?

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May 18, Anthony Baxendell rated it liked it. It appears that he has taken the boat’s wooden dinghy and half of their food rations and decided to save himself rather than go down with the ship! To one desert island, add some washed-up representatives of the human race. He begins to become delirious and slips into unconsciousness, and, as Ian states, if he is not taken to vordon doctor soon, he may not make it. Is it really the end for JJ and Lyssa? He has a good head on his shoulders, and he cares for others.

In the book a huge waves hit the boat islanx destroy the boat. This review was posted on my book blog: Dec 19, Goordon rated it liked it.

Island (novel series)

Radford, has abandoned them. Korman is a new-to-me author, and I’m definitely buying more of his books! I would definitely recommend this to everyone.

I really like how they used teamwork to survive. Want to Read saving…. Six kids, Nick, J.