HatcheteBook - 1987
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After his plane crashes, Brian attempts to survive in the wilderness with only a hatchet and his wits. First book in a series.
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce. Includes an introduction and sidebar commentary by the author.
When the plane that's taking Brian to see his father crashes in the vast wilderness of Canada, he only has himself and a hatchet. Survival and personal fortitude at its best.
"A survival book that will put you in the middle of the Canadian wilderness"--Justin (Also available on audio)
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After a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness, thirteen year old, Brain must learn to survive the wilderness with the use of his only tool a hatchet.
this is about a boy named brian survivaling in the wildernees after his plane crashed
Brian Robeson is going to his dad's home in Canada but the pilot of the small bush plane he is riding has a heart attack and dies. Brian has to land the plane and survive in the wilderness.
The book that I Have just finished is called, “The Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen a realistic-fiction book. In the book the protagonist is, Brian Robeson a fourteen year old teenager. The setting which most took place was the forest of Northern Canada. Brian is trying to go to Canada by an airplane to see his father during the summer; however, the pilot had a heart attack and died the plane; however, went out of control and Brian and the pilot fell down into a lake in the Northern Canada forest. The protagonist is the obstacles is the things in the forest that is trying to get him dead, for an example: the mosquitoes are keep on biting him and lead poison into his body which could lead him to death. There is a second part to the book which is called, “The River” also by Gary Paulsen and a realistic-fiction book.
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