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Hobbs, Will

Works: 104 works in 620 publications in 3 languages and 46,093 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Historical fiction  Science fiction  Sports fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.H6524, FIC
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Crossing the wire by Will Hobbs( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 3,739 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 )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,648 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
Leaving Protection by Will Hobbs( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,359 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
Jason's gold by Will Hobbs( Book )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,330 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
Bearstone by Will Hobbs( Book )
37 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,287 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 )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,154 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 foresee the challenges and conflicts. What will be the consequences of their reckless adventure?
Wild Man Island by Will Hobbs( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,017 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
Ghost canoe by Will Hobbs( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,823 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 )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,711 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."
Go big or go home by Will Hobbs( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,561 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
Down the Yukon by Will Hobbs( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,471 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
The Big Wander by Will Hobbs( Book )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,406 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. Clay Lancaster, 14, & his brother Mike are on a "big waner," their last trip together before Mike goes away to college. Fourteen-year-old Clay and his older brother Mike are off on a trip they'll never forget. The excitement of traveling across the Southwest in Mike's old pick-up truck is made even better by Clay's dream of finding his favorite uncle, an ex-rodeo star who was last heard from somewhere in the vast and colorful land called Monumnet Valley. But Mike soon gives up and heads for home, and Clay is even more determined to go on. With a job in a remote Navajo trading post and only a burro for transportion, he follows a lead on his uncle's whereabouts that takes him deep into the canyons of Navajo country, where he learns the ways of the tribe, the dangers of the wilderness, and discovers, just in time, the secret of what became of his long lost uncle
Take me to the river by Will Hobbs( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,403 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 )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,179 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 811 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 787 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
Will Hobbs auteur de littérature d'enfance américain
Will Hobbs escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense
English (234)
German (12)
Czech (1)
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