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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 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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Review: Hatchet (Brian's Saga #1)

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Hatchet: I think this is a good book, It's about a 14 year old boy whose parents just got divorced. He is going to see his dad in Canada, he's in a plane flying there when the pilot has a heart attack ... Read full review

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Brian is a 13 year old boy on his way to visit his father in Canada. On the small plane he takes to visit him the pilot teaches him how to fly for a few minutes. After the pilot complains about some ... 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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