Booklist Review of Six Days Alone!: Forest Survivor
A dramatization based on true events, this entry in the Limits of Survival series (6 titles) follows Yang Chen, a student from China studying in Australia, who goes hiking to see the country’s beautiful Gorge Falls.
After a strenuous, muddy hike, Yang decides to rest while her friend checks the trail ahead. When she sets out to join her friend, Yang finds herself lost and alone instead. The graphic-novel format heightens the tension, offering colorful images of Yang’s survival for six days as she attempts to find shelter and safe water and food while also avoiding
Yang’s easy-to-read dialogue and thought bubbles drive the text, and exciting scenes depict search-and-rescue efforts. Rounding out this high-interest narrative are forest survival tips and brief stories of other real-life forest survivors.
— Angela Leeper