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Wild River

by P.J. Petersen

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Two brothers end up going on a canoe trip? Exciting? Maybe for the beginning. As you get deeper in the story it gets tense and scary. As the older brother falls making it harder to live, the younger brother must bring him to safety. How though? They are stranded! Stressful and harsh I recommend this book for someone who loves canoeing and survival situations. ( )
  jkmurray | Apr 27, 2011 |
Tanner and Ryan are brothers. Tanner is like a hero and Ryan is only good at one thing Video Games. When Tanner takes Ryan on a camping trip and Tanner gets injured Ryan has to take over... Can he save his older brothers life?
It's a Golden Dragon Book. ( )
  rsteinberg | Mar 29, 2011 |
In this book, Tanner and his little brother go kayaking. A log is in there way. They blown up kayak explodes and Tanner is badly hurt. Can his brother save him? Well, maybe because he starts using his knowledge of videogames. He fights against the River Demon and the Mountain Demon. He also meets a bear in the night eating something.. ( )
  gvandevel | Mar 9, 2011 |
A "Big brother-Little brother" kayaking trip turns into a nightmare when the pair hit rough water on the river and big brother, Tanner, gets seriously injured. Usually Tanner is the hero. Can his little brother find a way to save him? This fast-paced story uses examples from video games to help the main character figure out his plans.
  scducharme | Dec 31, 2010 |
Considered lazy and unathletic, twelve-year-old Ryan discovers a heroic side of himself when a kayak trip with his older brother goes horribly awry.
  prkcs | Sep 15, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385737246, Hardcover)

It’s Ryan versus the river in a race against time to save his brother’s life.

When twelve-year-old Ryan reluctantly agrees to join his experienced older brother Tanner on a camping trip, he could never have dreamed this would turn into the most frightening day of his life.

Ryan’s no good at sports or outdoor stuff. He’d rather be home playing video games. But Tanner says it’s an easy trip. They’ll kayak down the Boulder River, catch fish, and roast marshmallows.

But the river is higher than usual, and the kayaking is scary. Tanner isn’t worried. But soon after, he’s badly hurt in a kayaking accident, leaving Ryan alone and afraid he can’t save his brother’s life. He’s only faced danger in video games. What good are games now when Ryan faces a real-life battle?

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Considered lazy and unathletic, twelve-year-old Ryan discovers a heroic side of himself when a kayak trip with his older brother goes horribly awry.

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