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Hatchet (Paperback, Reprint ed.)

By Paulsen, Gary

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Paulsens Newbery Honor Book tells the story of 13-year-old Brian Robeson, the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness. This 20th anniversary commemorative edition features a fresh new look and a new reading group guide, along with new content from the author. Il... read full description below.

ISBN 9781416936466
Published 23 January 2007 by Simon & Schuster
Format Paperback, Reprint ed.
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ISBN-13 9781416936466
ISBN-10 1416936467
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Imprint Simon Pulse
Publication Date 23 January 2007
International Publication Date 1 January 2007
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, Reprint ed.
Edition Reprint ed.
Author(s) By Paulsen, Gary
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Adventure Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 189
Dimensions Width: 108mm
Height: 178mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 104g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, Divorce, Survival
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 78195

Description of this Book

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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Prolific...powerful....Among the best of his books. <p> Entertainment Weekly <p>

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Author's Bio

Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young readers, author of three Newbery Honor titles, Dogsong, Hatchet, and The Winter Room. He has written over 100 books for adults and young readers. He divides his time among Alaska, New Mexico, Minnesota, and the Pacific.

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