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Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
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May 24, 2010


** spoiler alert ** When i first started reading this book i thought it was really good and i couldnt stop reading it.The book takes place mostly in Canada.The Book is about a boy named Brian and he is going to go visit his dad in Canada.An When he on the plane the pilot has a heart attack and the plane crashes.Brian survives the plane crash and he gets out of the plane and now he is stuck in some woods in canada.Brian's leg is hurt.All he has is a hatchet that his mom packed for him.Then he builds a shelter with his hatchet.He doesnt have and food so he finds some berries and he trys to eat turtle eggs.And he tried to catch a fish with a spear he had made.then he deiceds that he needs to make a a bow and arrow .He gets water from the lake he had landed on.Brain finds a way to make fire.He tries to catch and eat a bird. Then a tornado comes and destroys Brians shelter,and he has nothing again but his hatchet. Brian trys to rebuild his shelter. Then brian tries to make a boat and with some logs and he could weave them.Then he remembered that the pilot told him that there was a surival kit in the back of the plane so he goes to go get it and contains a sleeping bag with a foam mattress, a cook set with pots and utensils, a waterproof container with matches and two butane lighters, a sheath knife, a first-aid kit, a fishing kit with line, lures and sinkers. There is also a 22 rifle with a barrel that screws into the stock. Brian spends about two months out in the woods untill he is rescued.
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