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When the Worst Happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival by Tanya Lloyd Kyi Online



When the Worst Happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival

When the Worst Happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival

  • Title: When the Worst Happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival
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  • ISBN : 9781554516827
  • Format : Paperback
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  • Page : 128 pages


People overcome impossible odds where others surrendered and failed.What would you do if you were stranded or trapped in a situation where you had to fight for your life When the Worst Happens is a collection of intense, true stories set in distant corners of the earth After a fierce storm, the crew of the Polaris was stranded on an ice floe in the Arctic Ocean A mass People overcome impossible odds where others surrendered and failed.What would you do if you were stranded or trapped in a situation where you had to fight for your life When the Worst Happens is a collection of intense, true stories set in distant corners of the earth After a fierce storm, the crew of the Polaris was stranded on an ice floe in the Arctic Ocean A massive cave in traps 19 year old Jimmy Sanchez and 32 other Chilean miners deep below the earth Twelve year old Bala and his two sisters must survive on a tiny island off the Australian coast after their boat capsizes When her plane crashes in the Peruvian jungle, 17 year old Juliane struggles to find help.In extreme situations such as these, people can pull together, show almost super human skill, and survive But sometimes they face madness, greed or mutiny These action packed accounts reveal the critical decisions that determined the fate of each victim.In an attempt to answer the question why people react the way they do in extreme circumstances, When the Worst Happens also looks at modern psychological studies, interesting historical details and settings, as well as seemingly unrelated events, to discover what draws the line between success and tragedy.Graphic icons point readers to successful or poor decisions as each story unfolds, and outstanding illustrations capture the real time developments in each riveting story


Author Tanya Lloyd Kyi

Tanya writes both fiction and non fiction, often choosing topics related to science, pop culture, or social history or a combination of the three She enjoys combining factual research with intriguing narratives, or the life stories of interesting folks.In her spare time, Tanya likes to run, bake, and read Her favourite meal is breakfast, her favourite color is blue, and her favourite children s




When the Worst Happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival Reviews (14)

  • The book over all is really good and I Like how they used pictures to indicate what they did to help them survive but what would have made this book a 5 star to me is if you didn t have to keep on flipping 20 pages or so ahead to get to the next part [..]

  • I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Thank you This book is a collection of true stories of disasters that people survived or didn t as well as survival advise in case you are caught in a disaster of any type In between stories, it exp [..]

  • I m into survival stories This was geared towards middle and YA readers, but I enjoyed it It didn t talk down to the reader and was full of good information I read these types of books, not as a rubber necker at an accident, but to learn from those who survived tragedy and from those who didn t Call [..]

  • I read this with my kid over the course of about a week There were some good stories and it made for some good thought provoking conversation between us We both learned some good tips that you can use on a day to day basis, not just when stuck on a deserted island My only issue with the book is that [..]

  • Have you ever been listening to the radio and the DJ comes on and starts talking about some news item and then just before revealing the ending says find out what happened when we come back , then you have to sit through the commercials so you can find out, even though you know it isn t going to be [..]

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