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Brian's Winter

Brian's Winter

by Gary Paulsen

A riveting and inspiring story is created by author Gary Paulsen as he begins with a new and harrowing ending to his classic favorite Newbery Honor-winning Hatchet — where 13-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness armed only with his hatchet. He was rescued at the end of the summer.

In this unique retelling of a young boy's struggle to survive in the Canadian wilderness, Paulsen raises the stakes with the question: What if Brian hadn't been rescued at the end of summer, but instead had been left to confront his deadliest enemy, a northern winter?

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Interest Level
Grades 6 - 12

About the Author

Contributor Image Alt Tag Gary Paulsen Children's author Gary Paulsen ran away from home at the age of fourteen. His experience in diverse jobs and a wide range of interests have provided the basis for many of his works, including Hatchet and Dogsong.

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