Publish date: April 1st 2000
Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Realistic Fiction
Series: Brian's Saga (#1)
Hatchet is a great book about Brian who ends up lost and alone in the woods. He learns how to survive and use resources until he is rescued. His time and adventures are something that many students would enjoy reading about. I would use this book with an older elementary grade. Having students rea...
I've always enjoyed survival stories and it was nice to revisit this one. It has a touch of horror to it as well. I thought "the Secret" plot line was completely unnecessary and underdeveloped. I almost feel like an editor told Paulsen that Brian needed something about his home life to chew on while...
Hatchet is a very descriptive story that uses the senses to draw you in. I would use this book in 5th or 6th grade. I would have the students write about what they would include in a backpack and why.
This is an amazing book and I would recommend to every fifth grader. This book is especially great for boys. It's the type of novel that will create a passion for reading for most boys; which it actuality did for my little bother. This book would probably be better for later on in the school year fo...
Hatchet should be read in fifth grade and tells a story of a boy that fights alone through adversity and never gives up on what he needs to do to survive.