Series: Brian's Saga

Author: Gary Paulsen

Brian's Return (2001)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 1
I think that much of what makes Brian Robeson such a compelling figure is the way that his character reflects the life and philosophy of author Gary Paulsen. Brian is an intensely autobiographical creation, and the spirit of personal independence and craving for nothing more than to just be a par...
Tracker / Dogsong / Hatchet - A Gary Paulsen Collection (2000)
4.03 of 5 Votes: 1
The Book:Deer Hunting, a matter of survival for the Borne family became a life lesson for the boy, John. Every year John and his grandfather go deer hunting but not this year. Grandfather is dying. John must go get food for his Grandparents. He finds and tracks a doe. When the time comes for John...
Brian's Winter (1998)
3.36 of 5 Votes: 5
If you enjoy survival novels then this is the book for you. Brian shows how surviving in the wild has many cons but also pros that can help better a person I believe. Brian is a boy that was in a plane crash that landed in the rugged terrain and climate of Canada. He only had tools from the pl...
The River (1998)
3.74 of 5 Votes: 4
Hatchet was one of my favorite books as a young boy; it fed my desire to travel far away from my suburban existence to face the unknown. And here was a boy forced into extraordinary circumstances who survived! I didn't care that it was fiction and highly unlikely at times. I teach Hatchet now ...
Brian's Hunt (2005)
4 of 5 Votes: 2
This book by Gary Paulsen entitled “Brian’s Hunt”, is the fifth and final book in his series. This is a book that I feel will catch the reader’s attention. It is about Brian, the main character, and his continued journey spending his time in the wild fishing and hunting. Brian previously surv...
Guts: The True Stories behind Hatchet and the Brian Books (2001)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 4
Goodreads Review Format 50pts.You will choose 5 of the 8 reading strategies to write in your review. You should be working on this while you are reading the book. Use this format and then copy and paste this information into goodreads.comEach strategy is worth 10pts. You should explain how y...
Hatchet (2000)
3.92 of 5 Votes: 5
I have to be honest. At first I was having a serious 'really?' moment as I started listening. The 'really?' was because this is a three-time Newberry Award winner, and I thought the prose was way too repetitive. The same word would be repeated three times. The same sentences twice. I was steeling...