Tag Archives: surfing

“Wave Warrior”

     Wave Warrior by Lesley Choyce Another Orca Soundings adventure for teens working on their reading skills. Ben Currie lives in Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia. (For those of us Southern Californians with little knowledge of geography—think far to the east, … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Stories, Fiction, Hi-Low/Quick Read, Read 180, Sports, Young Adult Literature | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Breath”

Breath by Tim Winton  Which risks are worth it? How do you challenge yourself in a way that makes you grow as an individual? That can make you feel alive and so adrenaline-fueled that every day you’re ready and waiting … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Stories, Family Problems, Fiction, Mature Readers, Sports, Young Adult Literature | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Take Off”

Take Off by Todd Strasser Kai, having lived in Hawaii most of his life and now on the East coast in the city of Sun Haven, would like to surf Screamers. He’s arrived in Sun Haven with his conman father … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Stories, Family Problems, Fiction, Sports, Young Adult Literature | Tagged | Leave a comment

“Waves”

    Waves by Sharon Dogar I bought this book when I was looking for a novel with a surfing connection. (I get requests for those periodically, and they aren’t that easy to find.) Waves is a beautiful book on more … Continue reading

Posted in Family Problems, Fiction, Romance, Sports, Supernatural, Young Adult Literature | Tagged | Leave a comment

“The Wave”

The Wave by Susan Casey Here’s a great human v. nature story, one about the fierce power of gigantic waves and man’s efforts to subdue them. Casey alternates chapters between discussions of scientists who study ‘rogue’ waves—those that are vastly … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure Stories, Environmental Issues, Non-fiction | Tagged , | Leave a comment