By: Gary Paulsen
Summary of Entire book
He tries to build a fire with no matches but then later on uses his hatchet, the sun, and very tiny pieces of tree. He gets attacked by a lot of animals. A porcupine, a bear, a skunk, and a moose attack him. One day he hears a plane flying over but the plane does not see him and continues on. Brian gives up and tries to commit suicide, but survives. A tornado forms and soon destroys the woods and his shelter. After the tornado he sees that the tail of the plane has risen. He believes that he can get the survival pack out. He did it! Inside he finds freeze-dried food and countless useful items. While making the food a plane lands to rescue Brian.