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The book I read is Book one of Island called Shipwreck by Gordon Korman. The genre of this book is action. One reason it’s an action book is the characters have to control the boat so it does not flip over. The captain is the one steering the boat. They also had to pump water out of the boat to keep it from sinking. Ian, Charla, Luke, and Will wash up on the island, separated from J.J. ad Lyssa, while Charla, Luke, and Ian are finding food Will wakes up with amnesia having no memory of CNC or the other castaways (other than Lyssa) and runs away into the jungle. Although there are many characters in this story there are a couple main people in the ship. One of them is Charla Swann. She is thirteen years old and is an exercise addict. She gets scared sometimes because the boats rocking and they are getting lost on an island. When the deck starts to lurch violently not even athletic Charla could keep her balance. She sat down on the cabin top and tried to slide along on her behind. Mr. Radford is another big asset in the story. He was the ships first mate and cook. He is like one of the bosses among the ship. He was screaming at Richie “Listen Richie Rich! When we left Guam, We left the United States. In international waters the captain is god and I am assistant god! When we say come down, down is where you come!” and he also said “Richie Rich, the girls cabin is on the starboard side behind this bulkhead, that’s where I sleep and if I get any more invitations like that you are going over the side with an anchor in your pants!” One conflict presented in the story is when Will encounters a boar. He earlier had made a bow and arrow to use to defend himself, so with that he shot and injured the boar. He later befriended the boar but at the time he shot it to defend himself. Also the pressure mounts when Will’s injury starts to worsen and his fever rises is another conflict. He begins to become delirious and slips into unconsciousness, and as Ian states, if he is not

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