Paulsen, G..(1987). Hatchet. New York, NY: Bradbury Press

Annotation: This book is about a young boy named Brian who is traveling to Canada to visit his dad as his parents are going through a divorce. The pilot suffers from a heart attack, and Brian is forced to land the plane to the best of his ability. The plane ends up crashing, and Brian is stuck on an island with only a small hatchet his mother gave him before he left.

Genre: Fiction

Grade: 5,6

Readers who will like this book: This book is good for readers who like adventure stories. This book is also good for readers who enjoy the wilderness.

Response/ Rating: I would rate this book a 4(1-5). This book puts you on the edge of your seat and is a great adventure story. It is a chapter book so it does take a little longer to read.

Question: How does Brian learn how to make a fire?