Hatchet (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Description


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.
LOST
Brian Robertson, sole passenger on a Cessna 406, is on his way to visit his father when the tiny bush plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness. With nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present, Brian finds himself completely alone.
Challenged by his fear and despair -- and plagued with the weight of a dreadful secret he's been keeping since his parent's divorce -- brian must tame his inner demons in order to survive. It will take all his know-how and determination, and more courage than he knew he possessed.

About the Author


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.

Praise For…


"This is a spellbinding account...a winner."

-- Kirkus Reviews, starred review



"Riveting."

-- Booklist, starred review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781416936466
ISBN-10: 1416936467
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: January 2007
Pages: 189
Language: English