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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These six kids all from very different backgrounds and personalities end up on a boat together as a punishment for something they did.

Shipwreck (Island, #1) by Gordon Korman

Jun 12, Gracie Skultety rated it it was amazing. Nose Pickers from Outer Space! This series also shupwreck to get in some decent character work.

Oct 12, Nickolas M. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher. Ungifted Supergifted All of the adults have died and they need to learn how to survive on their own, but they had to learn kkorman to get along with each other first.

Island (novel series)

He is confident and decisive but prone to angry outbursts. This first book in a suspenseful survival trilogy delivers the gripping drama of people battling the elements to younger readers. They are saved by dolphins who drift them towards an island.


But when a giant tropical storm hits them, they need to survive with everyone. The crew end up on a island which the then to awake to a heavy storm. School Library Journal Review Gr Six young teens with discipline problems are sent on a sea journey sponsored by a group called Charting a New Course, an organization designed to help troubled youths straighten out their lives.

The book was also just a little hard to read because there were a lot of words that looked misspelled. This article needs more links to other glrdon to help integrate it into the encyclopedia.

The information below is included in your interlibrary loan request. As the smugglers leave by plane J. They were sent there as a character-building experience.

With only the captain and first mate to guide them, the teens work as the crew of the sailboat.

Radford eventually leaves during one night using the ship’s small dinghy and takes most of the food supply with him. This article has multiple issues. This book is about six kids who are stranded on an island. Will meanwhile meets the boar and befriends him. We don’t know whether they have drowned or if they survived, but the sextet is split up for the time being. And what happened shipwerck that big yellow life raft anyway?

They didn’t want to be on shupwreck boat in the first place. He is shown as being self-absorbed with a quick temper, particularly getting into fights with Luke Haggerty.

My favirote line has to be by Andrew “What is your problem dude, Are you special ed or something? Because of his stupidity, the Captain gets swept overboard during a storm. I think that this was another masterpiece of Gordon Korman’s.


And further, I agree with another readers comments Elise: I like how they didn’t give up and how they discovered the fo I feel bad since they didn’t voluntarily decide to be on the boat. It kept the kids interested and I liked being able to introduce some boat lingo to them. The main part of the book though wasn’t about these kids getting okrman. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. First Chapter or Excerpt 6 Kids. He is nearly shot, before managing to prove that he is the son of a Hollywood director using his designer sunglasses, and can be ransomed for a shipwrec, amount.

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The ISLAND Trilogy « Gordon Korman

In the book a huge waves hit the boat and destroy the boat. Instead, they wind up meeting their presumed dead companions Lyssa and J. For most of the series, he believes that the unfortunate events that have befallen them are an elaborate trick to teach them the error of their ways. Thank you for using the catalog.