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Brian's Winter by Gary Paulsen
Mar 13, 2012 | 176 Pages
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    Mar 13, 2012 | 176 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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    Jan 01, 1996 | 144 Pages | Young Adult

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    Nov 13, 2001 | 144 Pages | Young Adult

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    Mar 11, 2008 | 190 Minutes | Young Adult

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    Mar 11, 2008 | 190 Minutes | Young Adult

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"Paulsen crafts a companion/sequel to Hatchet containing many of its same pleasures…Read together, the two books make his finest tale of survival yet."
Kirkus Review, Pointer

"Paulsen at his best."

School Library Journal


ALA Quick Pick for Young Adult Reluctant Readers WINNER 1997

Arkansas Charlie May Simon Award WINNER 1998

Iowa Children’s Choice Award WINNER 1998

Massachusetts Children’s Book Master List WINNER 1998

New Jersey Garden State Children’s Book Award WINNER 1999

Parenting Magazine Best Book of the Year WINNER

Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award WINNER 1999

Wisconsin Golden Archer Book Award WINNER 1999

Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award NOMINEE 1997

Author Q&A

author fun facts

Born: May 17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Previous jobs: Farm hand, ranch hand, truck driver, sailor, dogsled racer, teacher, field engineer, editor, soldier, actor, director, trapper, professional archer, migrant farm worker, singer

Hobbies: Sailing, collecting and riding Harley Davidsons; twice ran the Iditarod, the challenging 1,000 mile dogsled race across Alaska

Inspiration for writing: After a librarian gave him a book to read–along with his own library card–Gary was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another.

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