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Hatchet is written by Gary Paulsen It is a book about a thirteen year old kid named Brian who crash lands in the Canadian wilderness and has to survive on his own Brian is flying to Alaska to visit his dad for the summer when suddenly the pilot has a heart attack and dies He grabs onto the controls and tries to land the plane buttheres no flat area so he decides to crash into a lake He hustles out of theplane with his hatchet at his side and swims to the shore Hatchet is the story of his survival in the wilderness with only a hatchet Hatchet takes place in the wilderness of Canada This setting is important because he has no man made tools or food He has to use the natural resources and his brain Brian useshis hatchet to make a shelter and weapons He chops down branches andsets them up for his shelter With the branches he interlaced and wove a wallof the opening of the front of the rocks Then he goes to get grass toput on top of the branches He uses the shelter to protect him from the rainand some animals After he builds the shelter Brian uses his hatchet to makespears and arrows He takes branches and sharpens the tip of them to makearrows and spears He had worked on the fish spear until it had becomemore then just a tool He shoots the arrows at birds and throws the I know about fire I know I
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