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Wild Ride

A Graphic Guide Adventure

by Liam O'Donnell, illustrated by Mike Deas

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survival stories, action & adventure
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list price: $7.99
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published: Apr 2018
ISBN:9781554697809
Description

Devin, Nadia and Marcus are on their way to visit their environmentalist parents who are working to stop a logging company from clear-cutting a remote valley. When their plane crashes and the pilot is killed, the kids are left to survive in the wild with Wiley, a government bureaucrat, who is the only other passenger on the plane. Learning to build a shelter and make a fire in the woods, they discover that Wiley is working with the logging company and will do anything to stop the secret getting out. On the run and in mortal danger, the three must outrun Wiley, escape a raging forest fire and outwit a hungry grizzly bear to make it to safety.

About the Authors

Liam O'Donnell

LIAM O’DONNELL is an award-winning author and educator who has created over 40 graphic novels and books for reluctant readers. He lives in London, Ontario.
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Mike Deas is an author/illustrator of graphic novels, including Dalen and Gole and the Graphic Guide Adventures series. While he grew up with a love of illustrative storytelling, Capilano College's Commercial Animation Program helped Mike fine-tune his drawing skills and imagination. Mike and his family live on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12
Awards
  • Commended, A Parent's Guide to the Best Kids' Comic selection
  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award nominee
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books starred selection
Editorial Reviews

"If you happen to have students that are struggling in reading I suggest that you introduce Wild Ride as it is sure to capture their interest and excitement!"

— Resource Links

"This title is perfect for reluctant readers and adventure aficionados."

— School Library Journal

"The design features of this book and colourful, glossy paper are sure to appeal to young readers...Recommended."

— CM Magazine

"Tweens and younger teens will be drawn to the graphic style and story line."

— VOYA

"The easy-to-follow survival adventure will engage reluctant readers, especially ones curious about survival skills."

— Booklist

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