Surfing/Rafting

Posted: 01/05/2012 in Adolescent & Young Adult Sports Literature, Surfing/Rafting

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^ Nonfiction

*Grade levels are based on reviews from sources such as School Library Journal, Booklist, etc. They do not necessarily represent Alan’s and Abby’s views on grade level appropriateness.

Surfing

Boyfriends, Burritos & an Ocean of Trouble (Real Life)Boyfriends, Burritos & an Ocean of Trouble by Nancy Rue (Grade 8-12)

Waves Catching Waves by Matt Christopher (Grades 3-7)

Chasing Chasing Forever Down (Drenaline Surf Series) by Nikki Godwin (Grades 9-12)

Chasing Mavericks: The Movie Novelization^ Chasing Mavericks by Christine Peymani

dawn Dawn Patrol by Jeff Ross (Grades 7-10)

Experience Pipeline (Multiple Adventure Story)Experience Pipeline by Quinn Haber (Grades 7-10)

Ghost ^ Ghost Wave: The Discovery of Cortes Bank and the Biggest Wave on Earth by Chris Dixon

Break In the Break by Jack Lopez (Grades 9-12)

Kook Kook by Christopher Vick (Grades 10-12)

Laguna CoveLaguna Cove by Alyson Noel (Grades 9-12)

Making Waves: A PrettyTOUGH NovelMaking Waves (Pretty Tough) by Nicole Leigh Shepard (Grades 5-8)

Poser Poser by Sue Wyshynski (Grades 6-9)

Rip Riptide by Lindsey Scheibe (Grades 7-12)

Skullcrack (Young Adult Fiction)Skullcrack by Ben Bo (Grades 5-8)

Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board^ Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board by Bethany Hamilton

The Voodoo Wave: Inside a Season of Triumph and Tumult at Maverick's^ The Voodoo Wave: Inside a Season of Triumph and Tumult at Maverick’s by Mark Kreidler

Rafting

Wild Camp Wild by Pam Withers (Grades 5-9)

Down ^ Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell’s 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy through the Grand Canyon by Edward Dolnick

Down Downriver by Will Hobbs (Grades 7-10)

Vertical ^ Going Vertical: The Life of an Extreme Kayaker by Tao Berman and Pam Withers

Thunder River Thunder by Will Hobbs (Grades 7-10)

Take Take Me to the River by Will Hobbs (Grades 5-8)

Mile ^ The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History through the Heart of the Grand Canyon by Kevin Fedarko

River Wild River by P.J. Peterson (Grades 4-7)

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