Title Profile & Character Information

Brian's Winter

Annotation
In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed only with his hatchet. Finally, as millions of readers know, he was rescued at the end of the summer. But what if Brian hadn't been rescued? What if he had been left to face his deadliest enemy--winter?

Gary Paulsen raises the stakes for survival in this riveting and inspiring story as one boy confronts the ultimate test and the ultimate adventure.

Awards
1999  Garden State Teen Book Award
1998  Iowa Teen Award
1999  Golden Archer Award (Wisconsin)
2000  Volunteer State Book Award

Characters
NameRobeson, Brian
GenderMale
OccupationStudent

GenreAdventure
    --Survival
    --Wilderness
Suspense
Fiction
TopicsWilderness survival
Man and nature
Courage
Overcoming adversity
SettingWilderness


Series
  Brian Robeson series
1Hatchet
1 (alternative title)Cry in the wild
2The River
3Brian's winter
4Brian's return