Sequel to Gary Paulsen's bestselling Hatchet series of novels, Brian's Return looks at the aftermath of Brian's rescue and his attempted readjustment to the outside world. Before, he faced death & starvation, he saw sunsets and the fires that he himself had made. Now, he's back in a world of who-likes-who gossip, school, and sports, and feeling more isolated than ever. Missing the woods, he decides that going back to the woods which have become part of him is not only the answer, but his true path. 115 pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 115 Vendor: Delacorte Press Publication Date: 1999 Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.8 (inches)
ISBN: 0385325002 ISBN-13: 9780385325004 Availability: In Stock Ages: 9-12 Series:Hatchet
As millions of readers of Hatchet, The River, and Brian's Winter know, Brian Robeson survived alone in the wilderness by finding solutions to extraordinary challenges. But now that's he's back in civilization, he can't find a way to make sense of high school life. He feels disconnected, more isolated than he did alone in the North. The only answer is to return-to "go back in"-for only in the wilderness can Brian discover his true path in life, and where he belongs.
From the Paperback edition.
Among Gary Paulsen’s best-known titles are Brian’s Winter and Soldier’s Heart. This novel is based on his own life.