Escape (Island Series #3)

Escape (Island Series #3)

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by Gordon Korman
     
 

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Island is a thrilling trilogy of stories. Luke, Charla, Will, Lyssa, J.J., and Ian aren't alone on their desert island. They've survived so far, but now their enemies are closing in. They have only one chance to escape. Will they make it?

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Island is a thrilling trilogy of stories. Luke, Charla, Will, Lyssa, J.J., and Ian aren't alone on their desert island. They've survived so far, but now their enemies are closing in. They have only one chance to escape. Will they make it?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756913915
Publisher:
Scholastic HRDerbacks
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Island Series, #3
Pages:
132
Sales rank:
1,198,932
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Gordon Korman is the author of The 39 Clues Book 2: One False Note, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, and The 39 Clues Book #8: The Emperor's Code. Gordon has written more than sixty books for kids and young adults, including Zoobreak, Swindle, and Son of the Mob, as well as the On the Run series and the Island, Everest, Dive, and Kidnapped trilogies. A native of Ontario, Canada, Korman now lives with his family in Long Island, New York.

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Escape (Island Series #3) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 28 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Perfect for all ages
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I cannot wait to read the last one! Is it just me or was the ending of the 2nd book so like... what?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was so good that i read it 3 times. It also tells you facts about tropical islands.
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Omg! This is the book in the series when they get the bullet out of wills leg, JJ gets kidnapped, and the kids get rescued by the army more stuff happens but to find that stuff out, read the book!:)
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Island: Book 3: Escape by Gordon Korman was his third and last book of his island trilogy. It is a great adventure story . I chose it because I love adventure stories like this. This story takes place in a more modern time. The main characters in this novel were Luke, Ian, Will, Charla, J.J. and Lyssa. They are stranded on a deserted, uncharted island in the middle of the ocean. They are out looking for rescue but instead get unwanted visitors that they don't want to encounter. It could mean life or death. Trying to escape was their only thought or just being rescued, whatever could happen to get them out of there. Finally, an opportunity appears that would end up in a way that was very unexpected. The theme of this book is "teamwork can go a long way". I like all of the characters in the book. I like J.J. because he thinks the whole thing is a hoax. He's pretty comical throughout the story. The rest of the characters are very tough-skinned. They are very strong, mentally and physically. The ending is the best ending that I've ever read in a novel. I was very surprised. It was a very unexpected and suspenseful ending. I could not stop reading it and the pages just flew by. I learned that teamwork can help you a lot. It can keep you mentally sane so you can survive if you are in a situation like that. Friendship is the same way. I definitely cannot give this compelling story a bad comment at all. It was a very well rounded, entertaining story. The book was very time consuming. This book, and the books prior to it in the series, was the best books I've ever read. I think anyone would love this story, especially people that like adventure and suspense stories. I give this novel its highest rating, five stars.
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I loved these books!!! They were amazing! When I finished the third book, I put it down in total disappointment that it was over. I can most relate to Ian, always being the youngest, and a total know-it-all. But my favorite character was always Luke. My favorite part was when he did the surgery on Will and fainted afterwards. But the whole series was so good. I think anyone could enjoy these books. I know adults who love them. Korman did a great job with these, building up a feeling for all the characters. All six kids were probably changed for life by that experience, even the oh so immature J.J. when he went with the smugglers. The whole scenario was great. I recommend this series to anyone who likes adventure and suspense.
Guest More than 1 year ago
People who like a good mystery would definitely like this book. The name of this fiction book is Escape by Gordan Korman. It is the third book in Korman's 'Island series.' Escape is about six kids stranded on a desert island near Guam. They each did something bad to get themselves sent half way across the world. The story started on day 16 trapped on the island which is near Guam. The main characters take a bullet out of Will's leg and they find an atomic bomb. They do not run into any big problems except that they're trapped on a desert island. My favorite person is will because he went crazy and is lazy like me. I could relate to Will and Lyssa because my sister and I fight but not as bad as Will and Lyssa did in all three of Korman's books. I have never done anything like the characters in this book. My connection is text-to-self. The characters being trapped on the desert island reminded me of when I was trapped in my car, and the alarm was going off. My favorite part is when Luke did surgery on Will's leg. I did not have a least favorite part of he book. If I could change one thing I would change Rat-face leaving the boat. People who are ages 8-14 would like this fiction book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The last book of the Island trilogy does not disappoint! With ruthless smugglers and an atomic bomb thrown into the mix, the six castaways have even more trouble to deal with. Will's gunshot wound is getting steadily worse, with no rescue in sight. It will take a potentially deadly plan and some great teamwork if the castaways are to ever escape the island! Full of humor, suspense, and realistic characters, with a heartstopping climax and an awesome ending. Gordon Korman did a great job of wrapping this one up!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The whole series of this book is GREAT!! I reccomend it for all ages.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I abseloutly LOVED this book. All loose ends were being closed up, and the detail was just amazing. Each character had a different personality that you could relate with. All of the characters matured more, even JJ, in his little adventure with the smugglers. A GREAT book, i recommend it highly!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Island, Book Three In this book, the smugglers are closing in on the kids, Luke, Charla, Will, Lyssa, J.J., and Ian. The kids aren¿t alone on their desert island. They need to escape before their enemies find out they¿re on the island. They send out S.O.S. signals, but it doesn¿t help. They are stranded on an uncharted island. Will they be saved in time? Will they be captured? Read the book to find out!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I encourage you to follow the story of four kids in their adventure of being shipwrecked on a deserted island, or so they thought that is was deserted...
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read all three Island books and thougt they were amazing. Gordon Korman has grabed the reader from the begining and brought them to a world of tention and excitment. The characters are all so diffrent making the plot as if it was written from one of the victems veiw. If I were in charge of the Newbery Award I would give it to the Island triogy without hesitation. And if I were a director I would put millons of dollors to make this book into a movie and to see it.(Not kidding!)I would recomend it to anyone who is ready for a LOT of time taken up by reading!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Everyone must read this book!You dont know what is going to happen next.I did'nt like to read as much as i do now.I read the first book then I read the second and I loved those so much that I read the third book in 2 days.It is so interesting.I want the other series to.I hope Gordon Korman makes a lot of these series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read all three island books in 1 day. i couldnt put it down. the end was funny. Read all three books. you wont be able to put it down. Trust me:)
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is awsome! I read it in 1 day1 I was so excited to see what would happen. The relationship between them all is amazing! And when J.J. hears his dad on the on the phone crying about knowing that he's ok and when they all get rescued made me get all choked up! These books are awesome and they have real life problems in it. Gordon Korman certainly dosn't sugar coat the ruffness of the island. I can't express just how much I love this book!