Hatchet Book Recomendation

By: Gary Paulsen

Title, Author, and Image of the cover

  • Title-Hatchet
  • Author-Gary Paulsen
  • Image is on the right


In this novel, thirteen-year-old Brian is flying on a bush plane when the pilot suddenly has a heart attack and dies. Brian manages to keep the plane level until it crashes into a lake. Brian survives the crash, but that is just the beginning. Brian must find a way to survive the wilds of the Canadian forest if he ever hopes to be rescued. Hatchet is an adventure story that will take its character from a common city boy to a survivalist in a manner of days.

Other information

  • I'm recommending it because it is a good action/adventure book. Every action builds on another.
  • The target audience is for in middle schoolers.
  • This book made me scream and worry about the characters because it is so suspenseful.
  • This book is very interesting and I hope you check it out!


"Hatchet Summary & Study Guide." BookRags. BookRags, n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2016.