Chapter 6 Summary

Brian remembers a time when he and his friend Terry had gone to the park and pretended they were lost in the woods. They had discussed what they would need to do to survive and concluded that building a lean-to would be one of the first things that must be done. Brain decides this is what he should do now, and he sets out to find a good place to build a shelter. Wanting to stay by the lake so he will be visible should rescuers arrive, Brian explores the stone ridge to his left. On the ridge’s north side, he discovers a “scooped-out” area in the stone under a ledge; all he will have to do is wall off part of the opening, and he will have the perfect shelter.

When he begins to gather pieces of wood to close up the...

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