Monday, October 1, 2007

About the book Hatchet

I finished reading "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen. I love it and think it is exciting and adventurous. Hatchet is definitely one of the best books I ever read. It made me really feel how that character felt. The things that happen are so real its like its actually happening to me.
Here is something from the book to tell you more about the story.
"Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is on route to spending the summer with his father when the pilot on the single engine plane in which he is flying has a heart attack. The plane crashes in a lake in the Canadian wilderness, leaving Brian alone in the woods with nothing but the clothes on his back and a hatchet his mother had given him. During the fifty four days that Brian lives in the wilderness, he learns to read nature, conquer his fears, rely on his own ingenuity, and deal with the haunting secret that caused his parents' recent divorce. He comes of age in the woods, but in ways he never expected. He is no longer angry at his parents, and he realizes that self pity has no positive effect on his life. He is a survivor, and that is what makes him a man."