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Adrift

By Paul Griffin   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338095517 Paperback
240 Pages | 5.27" x 7.99" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545709392 Hardcover
240 Pages | 5.91" x 8.55" | Ages 12 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545709415 Ebook
240 Pages | Ages 12 & Up

A fast-paced young-adult novel about four very different teens lost at sea with no one to count on but themselves.

Matt and Mike are best friends, just two working-class guys trying to earn some money in Montauk for the summer. When they meet Driana, JoJo and Stef, three friends who live a very different life of privilege, Matt and Mike find themselves in a sticky situation where temptation rivals sensibility.

Worlds collide when the group ventures out to sea aboard a small boat that Stef sneaks out from her dad’s dock. As the waves rise and the fragile vessel weakens, things go horribly wrong. Adrift at sea for days, who will have what it takes to survive?

Raves & reviews:

"In a terrifying survival story in which past traumas are as visceral and intense as present circumstances, five teenagers try to stay alive after becoming lost off the Atlantic coast... Profound moments such as when Matt realizes that the “cruel” sun “was just being what it was. A mindless, merciless star that would shine on whatever got in its way” will haunt readers as much as the lethal injuries, worsening weather, class friction, and psychological instability the teenagers face." — Booklist starred review