Brians Winter

Gary Paulsen

Summary

A 14 year old boy named Brian is surviving in the woods. All he has is a plane survival pack. Everything is kind of easy, but then comes winter. It snows a lot and its very cold. Brian kills a moose and has a big meal. its not easy hunting in the winter. He has to make snow shoes to be able to hunt and move better. Brian finds an odd trail and follows it.
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Setting

Brian is in the woods of Canada. It is the middle of winter and he is still surviving.


Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen was born May 17, 1939, Gary Paulsen is one of America's most popular writers for young people. After a librarian gave him a book to read along with his own library card he was hooked on reading. He began spending hours alone in the basement reading one book after another. Running away from home at the age of 14 and traveling with a carnival Gary Paulsen wanted to adventure. one night Gary Paulsen walked of his job and never returned. he spent his next year in Hollywood proof reading magazines.

Gary wrote Brians winter because he kind of survived in the Minnesota woods where he lived. he grew up trapping and hunting. so one day he decided to write the book Brians winter.

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Characters

Brian is the main character in this book. he goes through a lot of things in the woods. he gets hurt a lot. he is very good at surviving. the bear gives him some conflict in the story. he gets attacked by the bear twice. the skunk helps him to not get attacked by the bear.

Other Information

Another book i would recommend is Hatchet. Hatchet is a really good book also. It was one of my favorites. If you want to know about it you can go to Google.
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Personal Recommendation/ Author Recommendation

I really liked the book. I would recommend you to read it. its a really good book. There is action in it. There is a little bit of mystery in it. Gary Paulsen Recommends to read hatchet. its a very exciting book.