From three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen comes a beloved follow-up to his award-winning classic Hatchet that asks: What if Brian hadn't been rescued and had to face his deadliest enemy yet—winter?
In the Newbery Honor-winning Hatchet, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed only with his hatchet. As millions of readers know, he was rescued at the end of the summer. But what if that hadn't happened? What if Brian had been left to face his deadliest enemy—winter?
Brian Paulsen raises the stakes for survival in this riveting and inspiring story as one boy confronts the ultimate adventure.
“Paulsen picks Hatchet’s story up in midstream; read together, the two books make his finest tale of survival yet.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
“Breathtaking descriptions of nature . . . Paulsen fans will not be disappointed.” —School Library Journal Read all the Hatchet Adventures! Brian's Winter The River Brian's Return Brian's Hunt