Will Hobbs
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Will Hobbs

WILL HOBBS is the author of eighteen exciting outdoor adventure novels for upper elementary, middle school and young adult readers, as well as two picture book stories. Seven of his novels have been named Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association, and Ghost Canoe, Will's first mystery, won the Edgar Allan Poe national award for Best Young Adult Mystery. The ALA's list of the "100 Best Young Adult Books of the 20th Century" includes two of Will's titles: Far North and Downriver.

A graduate of Stanford University and a former reading and language arts teacher, Will lives with his wife, Jean, in Durango, Colorado. Visit Will's website at www.willhobbsauthor.com

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    • Crossing the Wire

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: Ramon De Ocampo
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    With nothing but dogged determination, 15year-old Victor leaves his Mexican village to illegally enter the U.S. and help his starving family....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By Margaret on 02-18-10

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Downriver

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    Fifteen-year-old Jessie is angry with her father for sending her on an outdoor survival program for troubled teens.....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Jason's Gold

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Will Hobbs has spun a saga of courage, friendship, and endurance set under the northern lights and amidst the actual events of the Klondike gold rush....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really enjoyed this story with my 7th graders.

    • By Donna Austin on 08-12-15

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Take Me to the River

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: Steven Boyer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Inspired by Hobbs’ own journey through the Rio Grande’s canyons near the border with Mexico, Take Me to the River is a thrilling tale....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVE THIS BOOK

    • By Kindle Customer on 06-13-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • River Thunder

    • The Companion to Downriver
    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Jessie and the gang are reunited for a second heart-pounding whitewater ride through the Grand Canyon....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Bearstone

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Growing up without parents and without schooling, 14-year-old Cloyd is trouble - trouble to himself and everyone else....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Far North

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Two boys and an old man survive a harrowing waterfall accident to find themselves stranded in the remote Mackenzie Mountains of northern Canada....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • AMAZING

    • By Peggy Fette on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Beardance

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In Bearstone, 14-year-old Cloyd Atcitty watched as a hunter killed what he thought was the last grizzly bear in Colorado....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Ghost Canoe

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    After a sailing ship breaks up on the rocks off Washington's storm-tossed Cape Flattery, Nathan MacAllister...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it

    • By Mike Romero on 11-30-15

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Kokopelli's Flute

    • By: Will Hobbs
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Young Tepary Jones leads a life of constant adventure. But he gets more excitement than even he can handle when he plays a flute he finds in an ancient ruin....

    Regular price: $17.49

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