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Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, Inc, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sitting next to the pilot in a single-engine plane headed for the Canadian wilderness, where he will visit his father for the first time since his parents' divorce, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is haunted by thoughts of that divorce and his knowledge of the secret that caused it. When the plane crashes, Brian is the sole survivor. Left with only the clothes on his back and a hatchet his mother gave him as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Paulsen
ISBN: 9780439192866 0439192862
OCLC Number: 777897748
Awards: Newbery Medal Honor Book, 1988.
Buckeye Children's Book Award, 1991.
Young Hoosier Book Award, 1991.
Description: 195 pages ; 17 cm
Responsibility: Gary Paulsen.

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Sitting next to the pilot in a single-engine plane headed for the Canadian wilderness, where he will visit his father for the first time since his parents' divorce, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is haunted by thoughts of that divorce and his knowledge of the secret that caused it. When the plane crashes, Brian is the sole survivor. Left with only the clothes on his back and a hatchet his mother gave him as a parting gift, Brian must face the devastating truth: "Right now I'm all I've got. I have to do something." He must learn to survive. -- back cover.

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