By Gary Paulsen
"We wish you to do it again."
These phrases, spoken to Brian Robeson, will swap his lifestyles. years past, Brian used to be stranded on my own within the desert for fifty four days with not anything yet a small hatchet. but he survived.
Now the govt wishes him to return into the barren region in order that astronauts and the army can research the survival ideas that saved Brian alive. quickly the undertaking backfires, although, leaving Brian with a wounded companion and a protracted river to navigate. His simply desire is to construct a raft and check out to move the injured guy 100 miles downstream to a buying and selling post--if the map he has is accurate.
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Neither of those things 42 was the problem. The problem was Nancy being her babysitter. That meant that Nancy was the grown-up, the one who got to decide everything. And it meant that Bean was the little, boring, poopy baby who didn’t get to decide anything. Bean couldn’t stand it anymore. She got up. ” asked Nancy, looking over her magazine. ” huffed Bean. “I’m not a criminal, you know. ” “If you do, I’ll tell, and you’ll get grounded for a week,” said Nancy calmly. Bean pressed her hands against her cheeks, rolled her eyes back in her head, and opened her mouth as wide as it would go.
Bean felt an idea landing in her brain like an airplane. An escape! She was in jail, but maybe she could escape. She had heard of prisoners digging tunnels under their jail cells. Too bad her room was upstairs. If she dug a tunnel, she’d fall right into the kitchen. Then she looked at the window—that would work! Bean pictured herself climbing out the window on a rope ladder. She pictured Ivy hiding in the bushes below, waiting to help Bean to freedom. A rope ladder. A daring escape. Cool! 50 51 THE UNDERSHIRT OF FREEDOM Bean needed some rope, and she needed something to tie it to.
That meant that Nancy was the grown-up, the one who got to decide everything. And it meant that Bean was the little, boring, poopy baby who didn’t get to decide anything. Bean couldn’t stand it anymore. She got up. ” asked Nancy, looking over her magazine. ” huffed Bean. “I’m not a criminal, you know. ” “If you do, I’ll tell, and you’ll get grounded for a week,” said Nancy calmly. Bean pressed her hands against her cheeks, rolled her eyes back in her head, and opened her mouth as wide as it would go.
The River (Brian's Saga, Book 2) by Gary Paulsen