Brand: Ember

Product Code: 9780307929587

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Brief Description:
Originally published: New York: Delacorte Press, c1996.


Brief Description:
Companion book to: Hatchet and The river.


Brief Description:
Instead of being rescued from a plane crash, as in the author's book Hatchet, this story portrays what would have happened to thirteen-year-old Brian had he been forced to survive a winter in the wilderness with only his survival pack and hatchet.


Biographical Note:
GARY PAULSEN is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people. His most recent books are Flat Broke; Liar, Liar; Masters of Disaster; Lawn Boy Returns; Woods Runner; Notes from the Dog; Mudshark; Lawn Boy; Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day; The Time Hackers; and The Amazing Life of Birds (The Twenty Day Puberty Journal of Duane Homer Leech).


Marc Notes:
Originally published: New York: Delacorte Press, c1996.;Companion book to: Hatchet and The river.;Instead of being rescued from a plane crash, as in the author's book Hatchet, this story portrays what would have happened to thirteen-year-old Brian had he been forced to survive a winter in the wilderness with only his survival pack and hatchet.


Review Quotes:
"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 Review, Pointer

"Paulsen at his best."
-- Booklist

"Breathtaking...mesmerizing."
-- School Library Journal


Publisher Marketing:
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


Review Citations:
  • Booklist 04/15/2007 pg. 61 (EAN 9780739348956, Compact Disc)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780440227199, Mass Market Paperbound)
  • Booklist 04/15/2007 pg. 61 (EAN 9780807204634, Analog Audio Cassette)
  • Kirkus Review - Children 11/15/1995 pg. 1638 (EAN 9780385321983, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Publishers Weekly 12/18/1995 pg. 55 (EAN 9780385321983, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 12/15/1995 pg. 700 (EAN 9780385321983, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 02/01/1996 pg. 102 (EAN 9780385321983, Hardcover)
  • ALA Recmd for Reluctant YA's 01/01/1997 pg. 1310 (EAN 9780385321983, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1996 pg. 304 (EAN 9780385321983, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780385321983, Hardcover)