Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen [J Fiction]

Reviewed by Jen, 7th grader

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen is about a boy named Brian and his adventures in theĀ  forest by himself. All he has to defend himself is the hatchet that his mother gave him before he got on the plane. Now he has to learn how to survive on his own until help comes. Brian finds that being in the forest has helped him grow up and taught him how to do things for himself.