Read the extraordinary real-life stories of people who defied the odds. These stories inspire young readers and successfully engage them in narrative nonfiction. Students will gain a better understanding of geography through various maps that highlight different areas of the world. They will also learn about different tools and survival gear, such as safety equipment and items that may help prepare them for various emergencies. Whatever the situation, the survivors featured in this series proved that incredible things are possible when you have the iron will to survive.