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Anselm
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There’s also “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean Craighead George and its sequel “On the Far Side of the Mountain”.
Although these books, like those of Gary Paulsen — “Hatchet” and its sequels — are gems, there is an important failing in them which misleads generation after generation of juvenile survivalists: the lack of mention of rodents. Neither of the boys depicted could have stored food as depicted because, in real life, mice and rats would have devastated the provisions. Also, Paulsen makes a big thing of mosquitos, but he doesn’t focus on gnats, horse flies, black flies, the other flies … Other than that, the books of both authors are precious.