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The River - Gary Paulsen
The River
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"We want you to do it again."These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for 54 days with nothing but a small hatchet. Yet he survived.Now the government wants him to go back into the wilderness so that astronauts and... show more
"We want you to do it again."These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for 54 days with nothing but a small hatchet. Yet he survived.Now the government wants him to go back into the wilderness so that astronauts and the military can learn the survival techniques that kept Brian alive. Soon the project backfires, though, leaving Brian with a wounded partner and a long river to navigate. His only hope is to build a raft and try to transport the injured man a hundred miles downstream to a trading post--if the map he has is accurate.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780440227502 (044022750X)
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Brian's Saga (#2)
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Kathryn Reads KidLit
Kathryn Reads KidLit rated it
3.0 The River
I listened to this immediately following Hatchet, so maybe it was just "incredibly bad luck fatigue" but I couldn't really love this one. I think that students will, particularly boys - there is edge of your seat "will they make it" moments and I do think that Paulsen again does a good job of being...
Denise
Denise rated it
3.0 The River
I read Hatchet way back in elementary school and loved it. My mom had read it back then and loved it too (she read a few books of the series). So when she decided to re-read Hatchet and read the rest of the series I went along with it. My mother and I lovingly call Brian "Hatchet."So Brian has gone ...
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