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Hatchet is a book about a 13 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 but theres no flat area so he decides to crash into a lake He hustles out of the plane with his hatchet at his side and swims to the shore Hatchet is the story of his survival in the wilderness with only a hatchetHatchet 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 uses his hatchet to make a shelter and weapons He chops down branches and sets them up for his shelter With the branches he interlaced and wove a wall of the opening of the front of the rocks p65 Then he goes to get grass to put on top of the branches He uses the shelter to protect him from the rain and some animals After he builds the shelter Brian uses his hatchet to make spears and arrows He takes branches and sharpens the tip of them to make arrows and spears He had worked on the fish spear until it had become more then just a tool p111 He shoots the arrows at birds and throws the spears at fishI know about fire I know I need fire p84 Brian says this the second night hes there Brian needs a fire because he needs it for heat to cook food and to keep animals away Brian makes the fire with his hatchet and a rock First he figures out that he needs some paper so he takes his 20 dollar bill and tries to burn it Unfortunitly the
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