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The Resource Hatchet, Gary Paulsen

Hatchet, Gary Paulsen

Label
Hatchet
Title
Hatchet
Statement of responsibility
Gary Paulsen
Title variation
Cry in the wild
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce
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Summary
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce
Storyline
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1988
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 1991.
  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota) for Juvenile Fiction, 1990.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award, 1991.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 1990.
  • Iowa Teen Award, 1990.
  • Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 1995.
  • Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Minnesota), 1991.
  • Minnesota Book Award for Young Adult Books, 1988.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Young Adult Books, 1990.
  • Soaring Eagle Book Award (Wyoming), 1997.
  • Surrey Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 1990.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 1990.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), 1990.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Middle Books, 1991.
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 1988
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
079988
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813.54 P38h 1999
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P2843
LC item number
Hat 1999
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1020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Brian's saga
Series volume
0001
Target audience
juvenile

Library Locations

    • Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County LibraryBorrow it
      123 N Main St, Fitzgerald, GA, 31750, US
      31.715612 -83.254402

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