cover image The River

The River

Gary Paulsen, Author Yearling Books $5.99 (144p) ISBN 978-0-440-40753-9

In a boxed review, PW praised the ``terse, heart-stopping prose'' of this follow-up to Hatchet : ``The new adventure is as riveting as its predecessor . . . the psychological terrain of the sequel is fresh and distinct.'' Ages 10-14. (Feb.)