When a robber kidnaps his cousin from the family store, Sam chases after them. How can little Nissa survive the approaching hurricane? The robber forces 14 year old Sam into the pickup truck too, and drives away from town toward the Outback, ignoring the warning signs for flooded roadways.
Soon, Sam and Nissa are faced with more dangers than a shotgun-toting robber: the flooded Crocodile River, uprooted trees that can overturn the floating truck, snakes and other creatures fleeing the rising waters!
Will rescue workers be able to search for them in the strong winds and pounding rain? Do the rescuers even know where to start looking? Will Nissa and Sam be washed downriver, into the saltwater crocodile nesting area or even into the sea?
First in an exciting series, this “Extreme Adventure” will keep you turning pages as you imagine escaping the many dangers that a tropical cyclone stirs up in Australia. 122 pages. (Followed by Bushfire Rescue)
Recommended by: Katy Manck, Librarian-at-Large (retired academic/corporate/school librarian), Gilmer, Texas, USA