Gary Paulsen.

On his way to visit his recently divorced father in the Canadian mountains, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is the only survivor when the single-engine plane crashes. His body battered, his clothes in shreds, Brian must now stay alive in the boundless Canadian wilderness. More than a survival story, Hatchet is a tale of tough decisions. When all is stripped down to the barest essentials, Brian discovers some stark and simple truths: Self-pity doesn't work. Despair doesn't work. And if Brian is to survive physically as well as mentally, he must discover courage.


Tim AndrewsPosted January 4, 2010

Like a young Bear Grylls of Man vs Wild fame, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is a survivor.  After a Cessna crash left him alone in the Canadian wilderness with little chance of rescue, Brian must learn to adapt.  Enduring bears, moose, wo...

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8th GradePosted June 1, 2012