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Simon and Schuster, Aug 25, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared—and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor.

Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is on his way to visit his father when the single-engine plane in which he is flying crashes. Suddenly, Brian finds himself alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but a tattered Windbreaker and the hatchet his mother gave him as a present—and the dreadful secret that has been tearing him apart since his parent’s divorce. But now Brian has no time for anger, self pity, or despair—it will take all his know-how and determination, and more courage than he knew he possessed, to survive.

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Best book ever just not the ending - Goodreads
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Review: Hatchet (Brian's Saga #1)

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**SPOILER ALERT** If you were in a forest, alone, with no food, or water, what would you do to survive? Are you willing to kill animals for food and sleep outside? The genre of the book Hatchet is ... Read full review

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A Story of Survival By Jeremy Smith The book Hatchet is a is a short book that is filled with the main characters feelings, how the what is happening to him changes him, and disaster after setback ... Read full review

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Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young people. He has written more than two hundred books for adults and young people, and is the author of three Newbery Honor titles: Dogsong, Hatchet, and The Winter Room. He divides his time between New Mexico, Alaska, and on the Pacific.

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