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Suggested Adventure/Survival Fiction for Kindergarten


Looking for action, adventure, or survival? Try checking out one of these daring tales. Books are suggested for Kindergarten, but remember that each reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.

An Anaconda Ate My Homework by Alice Schertle

On his way home from school, Digby, unhappy about the ten pages of homework due the following day, is carried off to the jungle by a raptor and must escape from an extraordinary series of dangers using items from his backpack.

When Cece and her Adventure Girls troop face a sudden thunderstorm, they use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve problems and make their way safely back to camp.

Feeling adventurous one day, a frog leaves her pond and sets out to visit the great sea she has heard so much about.

Hello World by Paul Beavis

Monster is bored, but Mr. and Mrs. Mo are too busy to play. Monster decides to go off on an adventure.

How to find gold by Viviane Schwarz

Before Anna and Crocodile can find gold, they must master their secret-keeping faces, test their strength, and draw a map on which "X" marks the spot.

Max speed by Stephen Shaskan

Tiny speedcar racer, Max, goes on the imagined adventure of a lifetime after cleaning his room--over hot lava, across bright blue skies, through shark-infested waters, and past super-secret doors--until he finds his way back home to his mom...and the mess he made of his bedroom.

Pomelo's Big Adventure by Ramona Badescu

Pomelo leaves his garden for the first time and goes on an adventure into the wide world. He meets up with many obstacles, learns to feel safe on his own, and makes his first real friend.

Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman

Afraid to face their mother after breaking her beautiful blue seashell, three bears set out on an high seas adventure to try to find a replacement.

Tim, Ted & the Pirates by Ian Whybrow

While Miss Wait reads a story to the class, Tim imagines that he and his stuffed animal Ted go on an adventure and meet pirates.

When the lights go out in the library, the storytime puppets set out on an adventure to find their missing friend, Hermit Crab.