Bears. Blisters. Heat. Hunger. Mountains. Memories. Brave Toby is facing them all. Toby and his best buddy Lucas had a list of daring, crazy, awesome things to do together. But now Lucas is dead, and Toby is doing the last challenge all on his own: hiking the Appalachian trail. That means dealing with the little things: the blisters, the heat and the hunger. Plus the BIG things: the bears, the loneliness, the grief. But when a mighty storm hits and Toby’s life hangs in the balance, can he forge his own path – and survive?
- A gripping tale of courage, adventure and survival
- Explores big themes of friendship, grief and loss
- Perfect for fans of Gary Paulsen or Roland Smith
- Inspires kids to get outdoors and discover nature
“An addictive adventure with realistic thrills, chills, and spills.” Children’s Compass Chronicle