BY Gary paulsen
Gary was born may 17 1939. he has written many well known books. most of his books are based off of real life events.
Brian seen many wolves while in the woods
Brian had a couple encounters where a bear wondered into his camp
Brian hunted deer and found a dead one that had been taken by a pack of wolves
WILDERNESS-it is the antagonist because it causes Brian to live hard and do certain things to survive.
BETTY-the skunk that sprays the bear and saves Brian.
THE CREE FAMILY- the fur traders at the end when he gets saved by this family