Brian's Saga Book 2 River (The River)

the river gary paulsen

The government sends Brian back to the Canadian wilderness in this beloved follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen!

Two years after Brian Robeson survived fifty-four days alone in the Canadian wilderness, the government wants him to head back so they can learn what he did to stay alive. This time Derek Holtzer, a government psychologist, will accompany him. But a freak storm leaves Derek unconscious. Brian's only hope is to transport Derek a hundred miles down the river to a trading post. He's survived with only a hatchet before--now can Brian build a raft and navigate an unknown river?

For the first time it's not only Brian's survival that's at stake. . .---from the publisher

176 pages                          978-0307929617                     Ages 10 and up

Keywords:  action/adventure, wilderness, storm, survival, river, sequel, self reliance, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old

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