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Six kids. One fate. Nick, J.J., Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian. They didn’t want to be on the boat in the first place. And when a terrifying storm hits, it’s all. The Paperback of the Shipwreck (Island Series #1) by Gordon Korman at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Island. Book one, Shipwreck / Gordon Korman. When six troubled kids are placed on a Pacific island as part of a strict program called Charting a New Course.

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Deciding it is too dangerous to let the smugglers find if they were to come back, they cover it and find a newspaper dropped by the smugglers. Novels by Gordon Korman.

Island 1: Shipwreck

With only the captain and first mate to guide them, the teens work as the crew of the sailboat. Sep 28, Christian Avila rated it it was amazing. But Luke is innocent, falsely accused of stashing a gun in his locker. Ian is is,and kid that I admire.

The characters irritate me, it was short, shipwrreck a lot of it was highly unlikely even for fiction. Would you give up or try to survive?


Design and Production Manager Toronto. This series was a favorite read-aloud for my kids. Unsinkable Collision Course S. Retrieved from ” https: He is nearly shot, before managing to prove that he is the son of a Hollywood director using his designer sunglasses, and can be ransomed for a significant amount.

By the final pages ogrdon Phoenix is driftwood, and two kids are presumably fish food. They meet Captain Cascadden and the first mate Mr. Six screwed-up kids board the Phoenixa training ship manned by a kindly captain and a sadistic first mate.

The ISLAND Trilogy « Gordon Korman

Because of his stupidity, the Captain gets swept overboard during a storm. He has a good head on his shoulders, and he cares for others. It’s a must read series!!

The only problem is none of the kids like eachothe There is six kids sent onto a boat, which crashes. Luke is taking his only choice besides being sent to a juvenile detention facility for a crime he didn’t commit.

The ISLAND Trilogy

I hate how they break up and one goes the one way, and the others go the other way. This book is the first book of a issland book series. They decide to name the island Junior Island and put it on a map. It ends at a cliff hanger which makes gorcon want to read the next book. He endures a broken arm rather than betray his friends. This was unexpected because in nowadays you wouldn’t have that choice. She appears gprdon resent her brother for reasons that aren’t clear, though it is possible she is merely returning his attitude towards her.


I would definitely recommend this to everyone. Refresh and try again. They plan an escape, requiring J. School Library Journal Review Gr Six young teens with discipline problems are sent on a sea journey sponsored by a group called Charting a New Course, an organization designed to help troubled youths straighten out their lives.

Radford, has abandoned them. He is shown to be a kind, calm person. I highly recommend this series, especially if you are a fan on Korman’s other books.

Oct 30, Josh rated it really liked it.