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Deserts are some of the wildest, most inhospitable places on earth, too dry for any but the toughest creatures to survive. But their harsh beauty and hidden secrets have inspired many quests and dreams – some brave, some desperate, and some foolhardy – as these stories show...

Ten stories, based on reall life events, about people's adventures in deserts.

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Quite good, although bits were rather sad.


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Parental Guidance

  • Reading Age: 11+
  • Reading Aloud Age: 10+

Several people die.

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