A review of the book hatchet by gary paulsen

This triggers his thoughts that there may be a survival pack of some sorts on the plane.

The whole time he remained strong and his ability to react quickly helped him in many ways. He crafts a bow, arrows, and a fishing spear to aid in his hunting.

He never thought that he would not be rescued. He also fashions a shelter out of the underside of a rock overhang. Over time, Brian develops his survival skills and becomes a fine woodsman. Brian tries to land the plane, but ends up crash-landing into a lake in the forest.

Had he not been rescued before winter his survival would have been slim and he new that. As he travels from Hampton, New York on a Cessna bush plane to visit his father in the oil fields in Northern Canada for the summer, the pilot suffers a massive heart attack and dies.

I read this book in sixth grade and I still remember everything about it. Brian is lost without food or shelter for fifty for days and that experience changed him for the rest of his life. Brian is average height and weight for his grade, maybe a little bit husky and a bit shy.

Brian is very smart and able to get himself out of problems by thinking with his head.

When Brian is cutting his way into the tail of the plane, he drops his hatchet in the lake and dives in to get it. Back on shore, Brian activates the transmitter, but not knowing how to use it, he thinks it is broken and throws it aside. Brian manages to crash the plane in a lake in the Canadian wilderness in the middle of nowhere.

I love his strong will and positiveness. He felt that sooner or later he would get home. Once inside the plane, Brian finds a survival pack that includes additional food, an emergency transmitter, and a. He discovers how to make fire with the hatchet and eats whatever food he can find, such as rabbits, birds, turtle eggs, fish, berries, and fruit.

Awards and nominations Hatchet was a recipient of the Newbery Honor. He is very resourceful and strong. He made the best of his conditions and learned many things about the wild and he had great respect for it.

He must learn to survive on his own with nothing but his hatchet—a gift his mother gave him shortly before his plane departed.In the book Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, the main character Brian Robeson is a thirteen-year-old boy from Hampton, New York.

Brian's parents just got a divorce. My 10 year old son, and I listened to "Hatchet" on Audio CD format, while driving from WA State to eastern B.C., Canada.

Read splendidly by Peter Coyote, it is a captivating story of a boy's survival in the northern Canadian woods. Hatchet (Brian's Saga Book 1) - Kindle edition by Gary Paulsen, Drew Willis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hatchet (Brian's Saga Book 1). [Fic] LC Class: PZ7.P June Followed by: The River: Hatchet is a Newbery Honor-winning young-adult wilderness survival novel written by American writer Gary Paulsen.

It is the first novel of five in the Hatchet series. Hatchet hasratings and 11, reviews. Faith said: Though the story was compelling, very compelling, compelling enough that I finished it despit. The Hatchet by Gary Paulsen was a great "chapter book" for our family. My boys are 10 and 6 years old.

They could remember each night what happened the night before because they really cared about the main character, Brian.

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