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Hatchet by Gary Paulsen



As thirteen year old Brian Robeson heads to Canada to spend the summer with his dad, the pilot of the Cessna dies from a heart attack. All alone, Brian must crash land the plane in the wilderness. He must learn to survive with only the hatchet his mother gives him as a parting gift. Brian faces many challenges including hunger, animal encounters, and mother nature. Below you will find several resources to help your novel study of Gary Paulsen's book Hatchet both educational and fun!
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