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Six Days Alone!
A short hike turned into a lonely fight for survival as Yang Chen got separated from her friend in the forest. She fought for days to survive, working to find shelter and food--and hoping that someone would find her. Explore the exciting true story of a forest survivor pushed to the limits in this graphic adventure. Then, learn forest survival tips and read the stories of other forest survivors.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|BISACS||JNF062000, JNF062030, JNF051160|
|Series||The Limits of Survival|
|Title Format||Reinforced book, Savings Bundle|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.8|
|Lexile Reading Level||520|
|AR Quiz Number||516722|
|Author||James Buckley Jr.|
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
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