Do you have a child who loves adventure books? Check out this librarian list to read about some of our favorite action and adventure books for kids! Each of these books is available to check out from the Orem Library. For even more book recommendations, listen to the library’s Check it Out! podcast, which features expert children’s book reviews from literature specialists Rita, Whitney, Molly, Mary, and Toni.
By Raúl Colón
When a boy visits an art museum and one of the paintings comes to life, he has an afternoon of adventure and discovery that changes how he sees the world ever after.
By Terry Lynn Johnson
Twelve-year-old twins Ashley and Ryan are tested to the extreme when faced with a powerful avalanche while skiing in Wyoming’s Grand Teton mountains. The book includes survival tips from the National Avalanche Center and U.S. Forest Service.
All Thirteen : The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys’ Soccer Team
By Christina Soontornvat
On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon’s adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. The boys are trapped! Before long, news of the missing team spreads, launching a seventeen-day rescue operation involving thousands of rescuers from around the globe.
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