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Brian's Winter Audiobook

Brian's Winter

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Publisher's Summary

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.

©1996 Gary Paulsen; (P)1996 Random House, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Paulsen at his best." (Booklist)
"Breathtaking....mesmerizing. (School Library Journal)
"Paulsen crafts a companion/sequel to Hatchet containing many of its same pleasures....Read together, the two books make his finest tale of survival yet." (Kirkus Reviews)

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    Susan Ventura, CA, USA 07-20-09
    Susan Ventura, CA, USA 07-20-09
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    "Wonderful survival tale!"

    As I listened to "Hatchet" I thought that Brian just barely survived then I listened to "Brian's Winter," and I couldn't believe all the great lessons in dealing with nature in winter as well as life's problems and our own attitudes. This series gives many life lessons that I'll keep with me always. I loved the story and the narration and heartedly recommend this wonderful audio book.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Armstrong Abbott, TX, United States 09-02-11
    Armstrong Abbott, TX, United States 09-02-11 Member Since 2011

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    "Awesome book, decent reader"

    Hatchet was so awesome that I had to hear this sequel. At first I thought it was weird that it was an alternate ending to Hatchet, but in the end I enjoyed it even more. The high detail of how Brian learned to survive was realistic and fun. You get a sense of how much the character had changed since the beginning of hatchet, so it's kind of a coming of age book. Anyone that dreams of living off the land will enjoy this. The reader was pretty good too.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    wyomingirl 05-06-17
    wyomingirl 05-06-17
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    "It's a great alternate ending to the book Hatchet."

    I think it's a masterpiece of adventure and this is a book I would recommend.

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    T. Perkins Chicago, Illinois 02-11-17
    T. Perkins Chicago, Illinois 02-11-17 Member Since 2014

    I home-school and am married with three sons. Listening to books while I get things done (like driving) has become a favorite pass-time.

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    "Loved this"

    Excellent book to read. I love Gary Paulsen's writing. The narrator is wonderful to listen to also.

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    Megan 01-26-17
    Megan 01-26-17
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    "awesome alternate ending"

    loved this alternate ending to hatchet. excellent book! I enjoyed both endings but it's so nice to find out what could happen to Brian if he had to stay through winter.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Christian Cunningham 01-19-17 Member Since 2016
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    "best book"

    Best book of all time for me. I swear I love it so much.
    I would tell everyone that likes the outdoors to listen/read the hatchet books all in order!! This one is my favorite so please get this one!!!!!!!

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    Kindle Customer 12-26-16 Member Since 2016
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    Would you listen to Brian's Winter again? Why?

    It was great but probably let gtandchild listen and then delete.


    What other book might you compare Brian's Winter to and why?

    Hatchet...the first Paulsen book in seriesmade it so interesting....the The River


    What does Richard Thomas bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Made it real


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    All of book


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    sue St. Paul, MN 12-22-16
    sue St. Paul, MN 12-22-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I love it and you'll see that your going to like it to"

    The entire book collection is the best of story's. I highly recommend it as a children's book and a adult book

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    Earnest Bloomingdale, MI, United States 12-19-16
    Earnest Bloomingdale, MI, United States 12-19-16
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    "pretty good."

    I liked it. the endings in these books seem to stop the story too sudden and make it seem unfinished but not in a way that ruins it. could be better but it is still very enjoyable.

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    Denise 11-09-16
    Denise 11-09-16 Member Since 2016
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    "awesome"

    awesome book. and the narrator was phenomenal. will be. buying more of gary Paulsen's books

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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