Everything you need to understand or teach Shipwreck by Gordon Korman.
Shipwreck by Gordon Korman is the first of the 'Island' series. This first book in the series introduces the adolescents who are part of an ongoing program called Charting a New Course (CNC) in which troubled youth sent to sea for a month to learn skills such as cooperation, teamwork, and encourage friendship and camaraderie. On July 11th they cast off from the marina in Guam with a total of eight on board including Captain Cascadden and first mate, Mr. Radford.
The crew consists of Luke Haggerty, Will and Lyssa Greenfield, Charla Swann, Ian Sikorsky and J. J. Lane. Luke Haggerty was caught with a gun in his locker at school and given a choice to either join the CNC program or spend time in jail for a felony conviction. Will and Lyssa Greenfield are siblings whose constant fighting and violent behavior towards each other left their... View more of the Shipwreck Summary