Other books byGary Paulsen
The White Fox Chronicles
The year is 2057. End-less wars have torn the USA apart and enslaved Americans to the evil CCP, the Confederation of Consolidated Republics. Growing up in wartime has made fourteen-year-old Cody Pierce wise in survival skills. Now he's The White Fox, rebel leader of the children's barracks in a CCR prison camp. Cody manages a terrifying escape and then plays cat and mouse with the CCR. Every day brings him closer to capture, but closer as well to his goal â to return and liberate the children he left behind.Paulsen has created a courageous hero who relies on his wits to survive, and whose take â charge approach and enviable skills will appeal to readers â School Library Journal
Powerâ¦ Moneyâ¦GuiltTired of being poor, Steven's father, Corey, is certain that preaching the Word of the Lord is the way to fame and fortune. So father and son take off in their dilapidated truck, with a stolen Bible and a leaky army tent, for a whirlwind tour of a small Texas towns. At first, few people come to see the new tent preacher â but each day Corey's confidence and charisma grow. Soon their fortune is growing, too, especially when the start performing bogus healings. For the first time, the can afford luxuries like expensive hotel rooms, meals in fancy restaurants, even a slick new bike for Steven. But despite all of this, Steven can't shake the feeling that there is something terribly wrong with what they're doing. Can he convince his dad to give up their life deception?
LOST Brian Robertson, sole passenger on a Cessna 406, is on his way to visit his father when the tiny bush plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness. With nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present, Brian finds himself completely alone. Challenged by his fear and despair -- and plagued with the weight of a dreadful secret he's been keeping since his parent's divorce -- brian must tame his inner demons in order to survive. It will take all his know-how and determination, and more courage than he knew he possessed.
In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed only with his hatchet. Finally, as millions of readers know, he was rescued at the end of the summer. But what if Brian hadn't been rescued? What if he had been left to face his deadliest enemy--winter? Gary Paulsen raises the stakes for survival in this riveting and inspiring story as one boy confronts the ultimate test and the ultimate adventure. From the Paperback edition.