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Hobbs, Will

Overview
Works: 105 works in 540 publications in 4 languages and 47,092 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Young adult works  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Children's audiobooks  Action and adventure fiction  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.H6524, FIC
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Crossing the wire by Will Hobbs( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 3,805 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Victor Flores journeys north in a desperate attempt to cross the Arizona border and find work in the United States to support his family in central Mexico
Far North by Will Hobbs( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,726 libraries worldwide
After the destruction of their floatplane, sixteen-year-old Gabe and his Dene friend, Raymond, struggle to survive a winter in the wilderness of the Northwest Territories
Jason's gold by Will Hobbs( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,440 libraries worldwide
When news of the discovery of gold in Canada's Yukon Territory in 1897 reaches fifteen-year-old Jason, he embarks on a 10,000-mile journey to strike it rich
Leaving Protection by Will Hobbs( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,411 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Robbie Daniels, happy to get a job aboard a troller fishing for king salmon off southeastern Alaska, finds himself in danger when he discovers that his mysterious captain is searching for long-buried Russian plaques that lay claim to Alaska and the Northwest
Bearstone by Will Hobbs( Book )
36 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,367 libraries worldwide
A troubled Indian boy goes to live with an elderly rancher whose caring ways help the boy become a man
Downriver by Will Hobbs( Book )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,204 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Jessie and the other rebellious teenage members of a wilderness survival school team abandon their adult leader, hijack his boats, and try to run the dangerous white water at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. No adults, no permit, no river map. Just some "borrowed" gear from Discovery Unlimited, the outdoor education program Jessie and her new companions have just ditched. Jessie and the others are having the time of their lives floating beneath sheer red walls, exploring unknown caves and dangerous waterfalls, and plunging through the Grand Canyon's roaring rapids. No one, including Troy, who emerges as the group's magnetic and ultimately frightening leader, can forsee the challenges and conflicts. What will be the consequences of their reckless adventure?
Wild Man Island by Will Hobbs( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,107 libraries worldwide
After fourteen-year-old Andy slips away from his kayaking group to visit the wilderness site of his archaeologist father's death, a storm strands him on Admiralty Island, Alaska, where he manages to survive, encounters unexpected animal and human inhabitants, and looks for traces of the earliest prehistoric immigrants to America
The maze by Will Hobbs( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 2,011 libraries worldwide
Rick, a fourteen-year-old foster child, escapes from a juvenile detention facility near Las Vegas and travels to Canyonlands National Park in Utah where he meets a bird biologist working on a project to reintroduce condors to the wild
Ghost canoe by Will Hobbs( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,904 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Nathan, fishing with the Makah in the Pacific Northwest, finds himself holding a vital clue when a mysterious stranger comes to town looking for Spanish treasure
Beardance by Will Hobbs( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,774 libraries worldwide
While accompanying an elderly rancher on a trip into the San Juan Mountains, Cloyd, a Ute Indian boy, tries to help two orphaned grizzly cubs survive the winter and, at the same time, completes his spirit mission. Sequel to "Bearstone." As this action-packed sequel to Bearstone opens, Cloyd Atcitty and his rancher friend Walter Landis are heading back into the mountains, this time chasing the old man's dream of finding a lost Spanish gold mine. But when Cloyd hears that a mother grizzly and her cubs have been sighted nearby, he immediately hopes it might be the mate of the bear he had tried to save from a hunter the previous summer. When the mother bear dies in a tragic accident, Cloyd realizes that if her cubs don't survive, grizzlies will disappear from Colorado forever. He refuses to leave the cubs, determined to stay with them until they can den. But with winter deepening in the mountains, can Cloyd himself survive?
Jackie's Wild Seattle by Will Hobbs( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 1,722 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Shannon and her little brother, Cody, spend the summer with their uncle, helping at a wildlife rescue center named Jackie's Wild Seattle
Go big or go home by Will Hobbs( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Brady and his cousin Quinn love extreme sports, but nothing could prepare them for the aftermath of Brady's close encounter with a meteorite after it crashes into his Black Hills, South Dakota, bedroom
Kokopelli's flute by Will Hobbs( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,596 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Tepary discovers an old flute in a cliff dwelling in New Mexico, and through its power he learns about ancient Native American magic
Down the Yukon by Will Hobbs( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
In the wake of Dawson City's Great Fire of 1899, sixteen-year-old Jason and his girlfriend Jamie canoe the Yukon River across Alaska in an epic race from Canada's Klondike to the new gold fields at Cape Nome
River thunder by Will Hobbs( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
Despite some reservations, sixteen-year-old Jessie joins her companions from the previous year's adventure on the Colorado River for a legal rafting trip through the Grand Canyon. Jessie, Troy, and the rest of the crew from Downriver have returned to the Grand Canyon for adventure down the Colorado River. In the year since they last were together, each has changed; each feels more mature. But how will they interact now that they are facing new challenges--challenges greater than anything they've had to deal with at home? For Troy, it is a chance to prove he can be a team player, someone worthy of friendship and love. For Jessie, the river is the ultimate test. Does she have what it takes to row down the mighty Colorado? The only way to find out is to get into the raft and set off to face the thundering rapids and the powerful emotions that the river unleashes
The Big Wander by Will Hobbs( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,450 libraries worldwide
As he searches for his uncle through the rugged Southwest canyon country, fourteen-year-old Clay becomes involved with a group of Navajo Indians who are trying to save some of the last wild mustangs
Take me to the river by Will Hobbs( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,430 libraries worldwide
When North Carolina fourteen-year-old Dylan Sands joins his fifteen-year-old cousin Rio in running the Rio Grande River, they face a tropical storm and a fugitive kidnapper
Never say die by Will Hobbs( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old half-Inuit Nick and his white brother, Ryan, meet and share an adventure on the Firth River in the Canadian Arctic, facing white water, wild animals, and fierce weather as Ryan documents the effects of climate change on caribou for National Geographic magazine
The maze by Will Hobbs( file )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Rick, a fourteen-year-old foster child, escapes from a juvenile detention facility near Las Vegas and travels to Canyonlands National Park in Utah where he meets a bird biologist working on a project to reintroduce condors to the wild
Beardream by Will Hobbs( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 libraries worldwide
When Short Tail climbs the mountain to find the Great Bear, he tires, falls asleep, and slips into a dream in which the Great One reveals a marvelous secret
 
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Alternative Names
Hobbs, W.
Hobbs, William
Hobbs, William Carl.
Will Hobbs American children's writer
Will Hobbs Amerikaans schrijver
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Languages
English (254)
German (15)
Czech (1)
Swedish (1)
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