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|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school, Fiction|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Novel, followed by narratives and excerpts from related stories and a biographical sketch of the author.
Sequel: The river.
|Awards:||Newbery Honor Book, 1988|
|Description:||235 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Connections: I made a fire with a hatchet (memoir) / Gary Paulsen --
Crusoe takes stock and becomes comfortable (novel extract) from Robinson Crusoe / Daniel Defoe --
You can't just walk on by (personal narrative) / Borden Deal --
The old, old, tree (novel extract) from My side of the mountain / Jean Craighead George --
How it feels to fight for your life: Marycely Martinez (interview) / Jill Krementz --
Survival on the Atlantic (memoir) from Adrift: seventy-six days lost at sea / Steven Callahan --
I was going to die (novel extract) from Fallen angels / Walter Dean Myers --
Gary Paulsen (biographical sketch)
|Responsibility:||Gary Paulsen ; with connections.|