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Wild River

By Rodman Philbrick   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338647297 Paperback
208 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338647273 Hardcover
208 Pages | Ages 9 to 12

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338647280 Ebook
208 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick sends readers rushing down a raging river on a life-or-death adventure when a white water rafting trip goes terribly wrong!

Daniel Redmayne is fast asleep on the first night of a white water rafting trip, when he's awoken by screams. The dam has failed. The river is surging, and their camp will be under water in a matter of moments.

As the shrieking roar of the river rushes closer, the kids scramble to higher ground. They make it; their counselors do not.

Now they're on their own, with barely any food or supplies, in the middle of the Montana wilderness. Do Daniel and his four classmates have what it takes to stay alive until they can get rescued? Alone in the wild, they forge powerful bonds — but develop dangerous disagreements. If nature doesn't break them, they might just destroy each other.

This gripping survival story from the Newbery Honor author of Wildfire is filled with adrenaline-pumping adventure and moments of true bravery.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Wildfire:

* "An intense tale of survival and action. A must-have for all upper elementary/middle grade libraries." — School Library Journal, starred review

* "Short chapters, outstanding cover art, and a breathless pace make this a fine choice for reluctant readers. Outstanding suspense." — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Action lovers will relish every word. With Wildfire — reminiscent of Hatchet and the real-life saga Lost on a Mountain in Maine — Philbrick transforms a raging inferno into an impressively plotted escape story full of heart and soul." — BookPage, starred review