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Author: Gary Paulsen; Bill Schmidt
Publisher: Austin : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1998]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Paulsen; Bill Schmidt
ISBN: 0030546265 9780030546266
OCLC Number: 42285468
Notes: Novel, followed by narratives and excerpts from related stories and a biographical sketch of the author.
Cover illustration by Bill Schmidt.
Sequel: The river.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1988
Description: 235 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Hatchet / by Gary Paulsen --
CONNECTIONS: I made a fire with a hatchet (memoir) / by Gary Paulsen --
Crusoe takes stock and becomes comfortable (novel extract) from Robinson Crusoe / by Daniel Defoe --
You can't just walk on by (personal narrative) / by Borden Deal --
The old, old tree (novel extract) from My side of the mountain / by Jean Craighead George --
How it feels to fight for your life: Marycely Martinez (interview) / by Jill Krementz --
Survival on the Atlantic (memoir) from Adrift: seventy-six days lost at sea / by Steven Callahan --
I was going to die (novel extract) from Fallen angels / by Walter Dean Myers --
Gary Paulsen (biographical sketch).
Responsibility: Gary Paulsen ; with Connections.

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After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.

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