Action Adventure Novels For Year 8s

Two Wolves by Tristan Bancks, good for older, struggling readers

The Fall by Tristan Bancks

Detention by Tristan Bancks, lots to discuss

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Jack Heath’s Minutes series e.g. 300 Minutes Of Danger

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

Bear Grylls: Spirit of the Jungle, harder to get now


The Centrality Of The Adventure Story

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