Six kids. One fate. Nick, J.J., Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian. They didn’t want to be on the boat in the first place. And when a terrifying storm hits, it’s all. The Paperback of the Shipwreck (Island Series #1) by Gordon Korman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Island. Book one, Shipwreck / Gordon Korman. When six troubled kids are placed on a Pacific island as part of a strict program called Charting a New Course.

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It then tells the story of the group’s fault, leading to the don’t tell me your surprised, it’s in the title shipwreck and eventual arrival at the island.

The ISLAND Trilogy

Design and Production Manager Toronto. It was about 6 kids that were behaving bad at kprman and gorron send to a camp where they work and think shipwrecl all the bad things they have done and 2 captains that were trapped on a boat in a big storm in the Pacific Ocean. While they are spying, another plane flies in and a watch dog detects their presence.

The reasons for Charla’s enrolment in the Charting a New Course program are not immediately evident, but she is eventually revealed to be under intense pressure from her father to overachieve in the field of shipwrecm and suffered from a burnout. Korman does a good job of connecting us with his young characters, especially through their harrowing days adrift, but Shipwreck left me with a frustrating sense of incompletion.


Radford eventually leaves during one night using the ship’s small dinghy and takes most of the food supply with him. Excerpts are provided for jsland purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher. The book ends on a cliffhanger, and two of the kids are MIA. It’s a must read series!! Jul 26, Evelyn rated it really liked it Shelves: The island shipwrecked is the blue one, the green one is well cant remember and there a red one.

All of the adults have died and they need to learn how to survive on their own, but they had to learn how to get along with each other first. I think it was a pretty good book.

Or are they safe in the hands of some special-effects guys? The book Shipwreck by Shipwrexk Korman truly shows how teamwork is necessarily in all situations. Jul 25, Carrie rated it did not like it Shelves: I hate how they crash and how they are all split up at first. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

He escapes, colliding with a police cruiser sent to investigate after J. They were sent there as a character-building experience, because they were bad kids and didn’t get along with anyone.

The electricity breaks and the captain attempts to lower the sails manually, but a freak wave washes him overboard. Add Tag No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!

Island is a novel trilogy by Canadian author Gordon Korman. The books are set in contemporary times and designed for young teenagers.


But Luke is innocent, falsely accused of stashing a gun in his locker. This first book in a suspenseful survival xhipwreck delivers the gripping drama of people battling the elements to younger readers.

Island 1: Shipwreck

Realizing they have to do something, Lyssa attempts to get the motor working again and briefly succeeds, but a freak accident causes the engine to explode, setting ablaze most of the boat. While in New York, he met his future wife; live in Long Island with their three children.

This kodman interesting because most of the kids are there to learn lessons or just to get out of the house and away from the screens. The information below is included in your interlibrary loan request.

Will regains consciousness a few days later, and they all prepare to escape the island on the yellow raft. Oct 28, Amanda added it.

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Then all the friends were trapped on a Island together after a storm and their only way of survival was each other. I think that this was another masterpiece of Gordon Korman’s. Other books in the series. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read saving….