Matt Doeden is a freelance author and editor from Minnesota. He's written numerous children's books on sports, music, current events, the military, extreme survival, and much more. His books Sandy Koufax (Twenty-First Century Books, 2006) and Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion (Twenty-First Century Books, 2011) were Junior Library Guild selections. Doeden began his career as a sports writer before turning to publishing. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and two children.
These books are going to be popular with your young readers, especially the boys. The books describe a variety of choices to a disaster. If the reader makes the wrong choices, they are dead. A benefit is that the books teach survival skills, and each book describes a different type of environment. These books will be popular with children who are adventurous, plus they provide mental exercise for the reader. Each book provides three story paths and contains a survival guide related to the topic, Real Survivors, and Survival Quiz sections. Recommended. * Library Media Connection *