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In The River by Gary Paulsen Brian is asked to go back to a similar area of the woods by Derek a reporter because Brian survived 54 days by himself in the woods, so Derek thought it would help his survival school if he knew everything Brian did. Derek is injured and Brian has to get him to safety. Will he be able to get him out alive??
The theme of the book is survival because he built a shelter, hunted, and made a fire to live.
character traits of brian
Brian is brave and kind because he went into the woods to help Derek's survival school. Brian is also hardworking because he built a shelter, hunted, and made fire to survive in the Canadian woods with Derek.
I recommend the beginning to be more interesting, but the rest or the book was exhilarating.