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The Meteor Shower: Seeking Shelter

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902332

An adventurous team explores the Mars plains, which is littered with impact craters as far as the eye can see. As Malcolm imagines the region filled with gentle giants who travel in herds, Daniela analyzes the soil and makes a startling realization--a meteor shower is due to occur on the very day that they've arrived! With the clock ticking, the team must use science and creativity to quickly build a shelter before the sky rains down on them. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Rising Tide of Lava: Chaos on Mars

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902370

An adventurous team discovers why the chaos terrain of Mars is so chaotic when waves of lava flow over the land, trapping them on a ridge. With the magma rising, Malcolm imagines the region as a migratory haven for the birds of Mars, and through this creative perspective, Dr. Thomas crafts a device that will help them escape the lava field--by flying over it! This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Sand Seas of Mars: Repairing the Rover

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902318

The rover Perseverance is damaged and stranded in the windswept sand seas of Mars. The team of interplanetary explorers locates the rover, but Dr. Thomas is unable to repair it in the field without the necessary parts. Malcolm and Daniela volunteer to return to basecamp to retrieve the parts. On their journey, Malcolm's imagination dreams up some of the Martians who may have adapted to live in the harsh alien environment. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Brain Terrain: When Lightning Strikes

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902356

Mesmerized by the unique landscape of the brain terrain, Malcolm imagines the type of Martians that could have adapted to life along the complex ridges that wrinkle the landscape. Stranded a long way from camp, the team must harness the energy from a sudden electrical storm to power their vehicle, all while playing it safe in the Mars lightning that surrounds them. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Terror-Forming Mars: The Journey Back Home

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902387

As an adventurous team prepares to return to Earth from Mars, they break down their camp and make notes about how to improve the livable conditions of Mars for both future explorers and long-term sustainable life. The subject of terraforming intrigues Malcolm, and through this lesson, he imagines the kinds of Mars insects that would find their way into future homes, much like the spiders and ants of Earth today. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Stuck in the Mud: Search and Rescue

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902349

An adventurous team inspects a series of volcanoes on Mars but these puzzling structures erupt with mud instead of lava. When Daniela gets too close to one of the formations, her beloved biologist field kit falls in, sinking beneath the surface. Dr. Thomas tries to use science and technology to retrieve the kit, but in the end, it's Malcolm's creativity that saves the day, thanks in large part to the fanciful Martians who he imagines live in and around the mud volcanoes. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Beneath the Surface: A Race Against Time

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902363

Even with no visible water present, the team discovers a vast ocean that stretches deep beneath the surface of Mars. While Malcolm imagines the aquatic Martians who live there to be uniquely adapted to the dark, their technology proves to not be as versatile. The temperatures drop dramatically, freezing the water around them and fixing their submarine in ice. Now it's up to science and creativity to free them from their frozen limbo--or they risk being stuck down there forever. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Kayaking: Riding the Rapids

Sarah Beurskens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613848784

White-water adventure stories offer an introduction to the sport of kayaking.

Lost in the Cave

Felicia Law, Gerry Bailey (author) Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828687

A brave adventurer and his colleague manage to escape a dangerous situation in the cave. Set in a challenging environment, essential STEM skills come in handy.

The Shredder!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470708

The ocean can be dangerous when you don't know what's below the waves. Read the gripping tale of survival following a shark attack in this graphic novel.

Tornado Terror!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470494

Join Mikias Mohammed at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee as he fights to survive a terrifying tornado.

Small but Deadly!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470692

This is not just another day at the beach when trouble comes with eight arms. Read about encounters with the blue-ringed octopus in this graphic novel.

Needles of Pain!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470685

A day at the beach turns into a close call when a surfer steps on a stonefish. Follow along on the gripping tale of survival in this graphic novel.

Lightning Strike Survivor!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown, Diego Viasberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470487

Rod Liberal was struck by lightening while climbing a mountain in Teton National Park, Wyoming. Join Rod and his friends on the journey from survival to recovery.

Killer Tentacles!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470678

An encounter with a box jellyfish adds killer tentacles to a day of surf and sun. Read the gripping tale of survival in this graphic novel.

Heat Wave Horror!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown, Diego Viasberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470470

Follow paramedics Michelle McInnis and her partner as they fight to save people during a deadly Chicago heat wave.

Destroyed by a Hurricane!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470456

Many left New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. But Trina and Keia Peters were still home as the floodwaters rushed over the city's levees and came racing toward their house. How did they make it out as everything around them was being destroyed by a hurricane? Follow along in this graphic story of real-life survival.

Floating Misery!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470661

A fun swim in the ocean takes a dramatic turn when a beachgoer finds out that he's not swimming alone. Follow the story of man versus Portuguese man-of-war in this gripping graphic novel.

Flattened by an Earthquake!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470463

Join Li Anning and her classmates in Beichuan, China, as they fight to survive an earthquake that caused their school to collapse around them.

Dangerous Teeth!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470654

What happens when a diver gets too comfortable with wild animals? Discover a diver's dangerous encounter with a moray eel. You'll think twice before getting too close to creatures after reading this graphic novel.

Blown Away by a Blizzard!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown, Diego Viasberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470449

Randy Kraxberger never expected his beautiful day skiing to be interrupted by a dangerous blizzard. Follow along with this action-packed graphic depiction of Randy's real-life survival.

Ten of the Best Adventures in Space

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177988

Readers will be amazed by ten exciting stories of miraculous survival and tragic events in the history of space exploration. Stories include: the near-fatal journey of Uri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon, the breakdown of Apollo 13, the Russian Salyut 1 space station, the space shuttle Challenger disaster, fire on board the Mir space station, and the two successful flights of SpaceShipOne. Feature boxes add additional details and help readers better understand the dangers faced by the crew on these famous missions.

Abby Sunderland: Lost at Sea

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141087

Could you survive a storm at sea? Abby Sunderland: Lost at Sea in the True Survival series explores Sunderland's shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful photographs (including images of the survivors!), and considerate text help with comprehension and wild facts hold the readers' interest from the first page to the last. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Michael Benson: Trapped in a Volcano

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141056

Could you survive inside a volcano's crater? Michael Benson: Trapped in a Volcano in the True Survival series explores Benson's shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful photographs (including images of the survivors!), and considerate text help with comprehension and wild facts hold the readers' interest from the first page to the last. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

The Robertson Family: Attacked by Orcas

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141070

Could you survive being lost in the Pacific ocean for 38 days? The Robertson Family: Attacked by Orcas in the True Survival series explores the Robertsons' shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful photographs (including images of the survivors!), and considerate text help with comprehension and wild facts hold the reader's interest from the first page to the last. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.