- LISTED Recommended novel for schools in Canada
- SELECTED Battle of the Books
ADVENTURE | NATURE | SURVIVAL
- DORRIS, Michael: The Window (Hyperion 1997)
- MOWAT, Farley: Lost in the Barrens (McClelland & Stewart 1987) Awasin and Jamie meet a challenge many mountain men could not endure.
- Deliverance (1972) river-rafting trip turns sour.
- Jeremiah Johnson (1972) mountain man in vendetta.
- Lost (2004-2010) TV series about a plane crash on a remote island.
- North Star (1996) set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's.
- DICKEY, James: Deliverance (Houghton Mifflin 1970)