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Hatchet

Hatchet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover. Hatchet has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills—how to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fire—and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite. When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.

Brian's Winter

Brian's Winter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary Paulsen
Editor: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0385729960
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In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed only with his hatchet. Finally, as millions of readers know, he was rescued at the end of the summer. But what if Brian hadn't been rescued? What if he had been left to face his deadliest enemy--winter? Gary Paulsen raises the stakes for survival in this riveting and inspiring story as one boy confronts the ultimate test and the ultimate adventure.

Guts

Guts Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary Paulsen
Editor: Laurel Leaf
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Guess what -- Gary Paulsen was being kind to Brian. In Guts, Gary tells the real stories behind the Brian books, the stories of the adventures that inspired him to write Brian Robeson's story: working as an emergency volunteer; the death that inspired the pilot's death in Hatchet; plane crashes he has seen and near-misses of his own. He describes how he made his own bows and arrows, and takes readers on his first hunting trips, showing the wonder and solace of nature along with his hilarious mishaps and mistakes. He shares special memories, such as the night he attracted every mosquito in the county, or how he met the moose with a sense of humor, and the moose who made it personal. There's a handy chapter on "Eating Eyeballs and Guts or Starving: The Fine Art of Wilderness Nutrition." Recipes included. Readers may wonder how Gary Paulsen survived to write all of his books -- well, it took guts.

The River

The River Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary Paulsen
Editor: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: 0440229677
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The government sends Brian back to the Canadian wilderness in this beloved follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen! Two years after Brian Robeson survived fifty-four days alone in the Canadian wilderness, the government wants him to head back so they can learn what he did to stay alive. This time Derek Holtzer, a government psychologist, will accompany him. But a freak storm leaves Derek unconscious. Brian's only hope is to transport Derek a hundred miles down the river to a trading post. He's survived with only a hatchet before--now can Brian build a raft and navigate an unknown river? For the first time it's not only Brian's survival that's at stake. . . An IRA-CBC Children’s Choice A Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year “Vividly written, a book that will, as intended, please the readers who hoped that Paulsen, like Brian, would ‘do it again.’” —Kirkus Reviews Read all the Hatchet Adventures! Brian's Winter The River Brian's Return Brian's Hunt

Brian's Return

Brian's Return Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary Paulsen
Editor: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: 0307433196
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Brian's Return by Gary Paulsen Summary

Brian returns to the wilderness to discover where he truly belongs in this follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen! As millions of readers of Hatchet, The River, and Brian's Winter know, Brian Robeson survived alone in the wilderness by finding solutions to extraordinary challenges. But now that's he's back to ordinary life, he can't make sense of high school life. He feels disconnected, more isolated than he did alone in the north woods. How can Brian discover his true path in life, and where he belongs? The answer is to return. Gay Paulsen skillfully explores the meaning of belonging and purpose, and reminds us of a crucial rule of the wilderness: expect the unexpected. “Bold, confident and persuasive.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “Paulsen bases many of his protagonist’s experiences on his own, and the wilderness through which Brian moves is vividly observed.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Read all the Hatchet Adventures! Brian's Winter The River Brian's Return Brian's Hunt

Brian's Hunt

Brian's Hunt Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary Paulsen
Editor: Wendy Lamb Books
ISBN: 0375890475
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Brian's Hunt by Gary Paulsen Summary

Brian sets out on the hunt of a lifetime in this follow-up to the award-winning classic Hatchet from three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Paulsen! Brian Robeson has stood up to the challenge of surviving the wilderness in Hatchet, The River, Brian's Winter, and Brian's Return. Now, while camping alone on a lake in the woods, he finds a wounded and whimpering dog. As Brian treats her wounds, he worries about who or what did this to her. His instincts tell him to head north, quickly, to check on his Cree friends. With his new companion at his side, he sets out on the hunt. Gary Paulsen expertly delivers a riveting story that brilliantly combines two of his great themes: the human animal's place in nature, and the mysterious and wonderful bond between humans and dogs. “The Brian books reveal nature and humankind’s place in it with spare prose that seems ideally suited to the setting and plot.” —VOYA “Based on real incidents, this well-written sequel to Hatchet and its successors will be gobbled up by the author’s legions of fans.” —Kirkus Reviews Read all the Hatchet Adventures! Brian's Winter The River Brian's Return Brian's Hunt

Avoiding the Hatchet Man

Avoiding the Hatchet Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patrick Connor
Editor: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1609110447
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With unemployment at its highest in decades, employees are in need of an ally. Avoiding the Hatchet Man fills this role by offering simple but proven techniques to help employees save their jobs. For those who already are unemployed, road maps designed to identify and assist in obtaining what is rightfully theirs and to guide them in making smart health benefits decisions are provided.Written by the guy known as the "Hatchet Man" for orchestrating job eliminations across the board in all sectors for more than two decades, author Patrick Connor reveals inside information that will empower employees to regain control of their destiny in the work environment. By giving you the full scoop, you will learn how modifying everyday interactions with your manager can strengthen your job security and, in the event you're unemployed, how you can protect yourself from company exploitation.Avoiding the Hatchet Man evens the field with real-life examples of employees who played the game correctly to stay employed. It also helps you understand what others did wrong who didn't fare as well and found themselves in the surreal world of unemployment. The book encompasses the author's consulting experiences that were gathered from private, public, governmental and non-profit organizations in the professional, service, manufacturing and retail industries. This is one book that belongs on everyone's shelf, especially in today's teeter-tottering economy.Patrick Connor is a corporate/business attorney in private practice in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

Hatchet

Hatchet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisa Kurkov
Editor: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1731643748
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HATCHET: This nonfiction companion to Hatchet explores many of the elements Brian Robeson encounters as he struggles to survive in the wilderness, including basic survival skills, the landscape, and common animals of the Canadian North Woods. A CLOSER LOOK: Get the facts about the dangers Brian faces in the Canadian North Woods and learn about foraging, fishing without gear, and how to start a fire without matches. Would you have what it takes to survive on your own? NONFICTION COMPANIONS: This series of 48-page books takes popular, grade-appropriate fiction titles and provides a more in-depth understanding of them. Also includes a glossary and before- and after-reading activities for home or the classroom! BENEFITS: Students will love to take a closer look at books that are already familiar to them, reading about the histories, author backgrounds, and real-life facts surrounding books they know and love! WHY ROURKE: Since 1980, we’ve been committed to bringing out the best non-fiction books to help you bring out the best in your young learners. Our carefully crafted topics encourage all students who are "learning to read" and "reading to learn"!

Michel and Axe Bury the Hatchet

Michel and Axe Bury the Hatchet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Avan Judd Stallard
Editor: Baby Blue Goat
ISBN: 0648140822
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Michel and Axe Bury the Hatchet by Avan Judd Stallard Summary

With no memory of the past twenty-four hours, Michel wakes to find himself trapped behind enemy lines. The whole area is set to be blown sky high by the British—dozens of mines filled with explosives honeycomb the land. But Michel is going nowhere. He can’t talk. Can’t move. Can’t fight … Axelle, a Belgian woman who takes pity, nurses Michel to health. But she has her own problems. A German war hero wants her womanly virtue. An unhinged neighbor wants her land. And Axe? All she wants is justice for her dead parents, slaughtered as they slept. Scores to settle. Wars to fight. There will be blood. A thrilling action–adventure story filled with roguish heroes and sly humor, The French Bastard is sure to please fans of Flashman and Blackadder.

Hatchet

Hatchet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: E.L. Reed
Editor: Emma Leigh Reed
ISBN: 1944550135
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One determined detective. One thorough medical examiner. And the serial killer that brings them together. Connecticut State Police Detective Wesley Dawson will stop at nothing until this maniac serial killer is locked up and put away for good. With bodies piling up and his older sister living on the streets, Wes refuses to let anything get in his way. The crimes are gruesome, and nobody is safe with a vicious killer on the loose. Medical examiner Ali Jenson is the best in the business, but even these cases are too brutal for her. The deaths are beginning to get to her. Ali's strength and courage won't falter; she'll do everything she can to help Wes. But when the killer starts hitting a little too close to home, the stakes are higher than either of them ever imagined. With time running out, can they take down the killer before it's too late?

The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang

The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Grant Barrett
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190292059
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Here is a wonderful Baedeker to down-and-dirty politics--more than six hundred slang terms straight from the smoke-filled rooms of American political speech. Hatchet Jobs and Hardball: The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang illuminates a rich and colorful segment of our language. Readers will find informative entries on slang terms such as Beltway bandit and boondoggle, angry white male and leg treasurer, juice bill and Joe Citizen, banana superpower and the Big Fix. We find not only the meaning and history of familiar terms such as gerrymander, but also of lesser-known terms such as cracking (splitting a bloc of like-minded voters by redistricting) and fair-fight district (which refers to areas redistricted to favor no political party). Each entry includes the definition of the word, its historical background, and illuminating citations, some going back more than 200 years. (We learn, for instance, that a term as seemingly current as political football actually dates back to before the Civil War.) Selected entries will have extended encyclopedic notes. The book also features sidebar essays on topics such as political words in Blogistan; a short history of "big cheese"; all about chads and the 2000 election; the suffix "-gate" and all the related Watergate terms; and the naming of legislation. Political junkies, policy wonks, journalists, and word lovers will find this book addictive reading as well as a reliable guide to one of the more colorful corners of American English.

The Hatchet Man

The Hatchet Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Marshall
Editor: Prelude Books
ISBN: 1911440136
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Postman Lawrence Shang was watching a film called The Axeman of Shanghai when his life abruptly ended. Carpet trader Edward Peng was enjoying The Last Picture Show. Death in both cases was instantaneous, caused by a small calibre handgun used at a range of two feet. With their deaths begins a series of apparently motiveless murders in one cinema after another across the Hong Bay district of Hong Kong – and a nightmarish investigation for Harry Feiffer, Detective Chief Inspector, Royal Hong Kong Police Force, and his staff at the Yellowthread Police Station. The Hatchet Man’s next victim is a sailor off an American ship. Then a German is shot in an auction room. There’s an unaccountable killing on a train near the Chinese border. And the crazy old Mrs Mortimer from the Old People’s Home steps in front of a tram . . . And for Harry Feiffer, time is running out. Full of real police procedure, suspense and fine irony, but with whole extra dimensions of the surreal and the poignant, the Yellowthread Street novels have no real compare. For those open to their charms, this series is a hidden masterpiece of crime fiction. Praise for the Yellowthread Street series: “Marshall has the rare gift of juggling scary suspense and wild humor and making them both work.” Washington Post Book World “Marshall’s style – blending the hilarious, the surreal, and the poignant – remains inimitable and not easily resisted.” San Francisco Chronicle “Marshall has few peers as an author who melds the wildest comedy and tragedy in narratives of nonstop action.” Publishers Weekly “Marshall is building a growing, iconoclastic body of work that mixes weird fantasy [and] wayward characterization . . . to produce a subtle, charged, atmospheric, lush fiction hybrid sure to satisfy those with a taste for mysteries on the far edges.” Philadelphia Inquirer “Despite the wild humor, Marshall’s stories contain excellent police procedure, real suspense, and fine irony . . . incessantly scary.” Chicago Tribune “Among the best police procedural series on the market.” Detroit Free Press “As an inspired poet of the bizarre, [Marshall] orchestrates underlying insanity into an apocalyptic vision of the future.” New York Times Book Review “Marshall’s novels feature seemingly supernatural events that turn out to have logical, if not precisely rational, origins. He has savage fun with police procedure.” TIME “Nobody rivals Marshall’s ability to expose the links between comic hysteria and the most mundane human foibles, from greed to cowardice to simple funk.” Kirkus Reviews “Moves at the speed of a bullet; don’t read it aloud or you’ll run out of breath.” Chicago Sun-Times

The Silver Hatchet

The Silver Hatchet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Editor: Lindhardt og Ringhof
ISBN: 8726586185
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Graf von Schulling died and his legacy got sent to the University of Budapest. The legacy consisted of letters and weapons, one of which – a silver hatchet. A few days after the objects had already arrived, tragic cases began to occur. A few people were found brutally killed. The perpetrator - still unknown. The weapon as well. Until shortly after two medical students find a silver hatchet in the snow. What follows after that is more than unexpected. If you want to find out what it is, check the answers in "The Silver Hatchet" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was born in Scotland and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. After his studies, he worked as a ship’s surgeon on various boats. During the Second Boer War, he was an army doctor in South Africa. When he came back to the United Kingdom, he opened his own practice and started writing crime books. He is best known for his thrilling stories about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes. He published four novels and more than 50 short-stories starring the detective and Dr Watson, and they play an important role in the history of crime fiction. Other than the Sherlock Holmes series, Doyle wrote around thirty more books, in genres such as science-fiction, fantasy, historical novels, but also poetry, plays, and non-fiction.

The Old Hatchet

The Old Hatchet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nicole Teegarden
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469177315
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A thriller for people of all ages, especially teens. This story is about a high school student named Jake, who enjoys spending most of his time with his group of friends. As Halloween sits right around the corner, Jake discovers that his elderly neighbor has gone missing and has a feeling that Mr. Jenkins, the old man he used to do yard work for and husband of the woman, is the one that caused the disappearance. The group of friends decide to investigate on Halloween night after leaving a costume party. The only thing they dread to discover is Mr. Jenkins and his trusty hatchet by his side. Will the teens make it out of the old dusty house alive? Find out in The Old Hatchet! This is a short book recommended for horror and mystery fans who love to be on the edge of their seats.

Methodist Hatchet

Methodist Hatchet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ken Babstock
Editor: House of Anansi
ISBN: 1770891587
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Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and the Trillium Book Award Marooned in the shiftless, unnamed space between a map of the world and a world of false maps, the poems in Methodist Hatchet cling to what’s necessary from each, while attempting to sing their own bewilderment. Carolinian forest echoes back as construction cranes in an urban skyline. Second Life returns as wildlife, as childhood. Even the poem itself -- the idea of a poem -- as a unit of understanding is shadowed by a great unknowing. Fearless in its language, its trajectories and frames of reference, Methodist Hatchet gazes upon the objects of its attention until they rattle and exude their auras of strangeness. It is this strangeness, this mysterious stillness, that is the big heart of Ken Babstock’s playful, fierce, intelligent book.

Hatchet Harry (A Suspense Short Story)

Hatchet Harry (A Suspense Short Story) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark S. R. Peterson
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KEVIN STUBBS sees serial killers. Everywhere! There's only one problem: the persons of interest never seem to be the ones in the FBI Wanted Posters. Will Hatchet Harry, a recent addition, be any different?

Hatchet - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6

Hatchet - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah Joubert
Editor: Classroom Complete Press
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A thrilling adventure of a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness to learn the basic needs for survival. Help students think deeper about the novel and offer a great jumping off point for class discussion. Demonstrate prior knowledge of the story's setting, including animals and terrain Brian may come across. Answer true or false questions about the turtle and its eggs that Brian encountered. Describe Brian's appearance as he saw himself in the lake. Finish sentences with vocabulary words from the story. Students imaging being Brian and come up with their own survival plan. Complete a chart detailing the events Brian survives, what his reactions were, and what he learned from them. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: Hatchet is a Newbery Honor winning story about a boy surviving a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness. Miles off course, Brian must wait out the search for him while surviving in the harsh environment. With nothing but a hatchet his mother gave him, Brian soon discovers his greatest tool for survival is himself. A bear, porcupine, moose and even tornado threaten to hinder Brian’s attempt at survival; however, he manages to make a shelter for himself, weapons, and finally a fire. With these tools, Brian must hunt and gather food and water in order to stay alive while he waits for a rescue plane to find him.

Scared on Carey Place in the Haunted Hatchet House

Scared on Carey Place in the Haunted Hatchet House Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nikki Henley
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Scared on Carey Place in the Haunted Hatchet House by Nikki Henley Summary

“Kelly, Kelly, come out to play.” Neighborhood girls roamed up and down Carey Place, searching for their friend. But they were too late. Driven into a homicidal frenzy, a maniac wielding a hatchet plucked young Kelly from the schoolyard swings. He chased her to her house. The one with hatchet cut-outs in the shutters at the end of a dead end street. When he finished, Kelly was dead and her blood stained the porch and driveway a crimson red. At least that’s the lore of the Hatchet House. There’s more to this scary story and amateur sleuth, Nicole Scott has heard the truth of what happened that night. She has the unnatural ability to see and hear ghosts. Kelly is counting on her to tell the children of Eubanks her side of the story. In a town of witches, trolls and people with paranormal gifts, not many are scared of much of anything. Halloween is a night for tourists, not locals. The eve, October thirtieth is not only the night Kelly Carey was murdered, it’s the night her killer, a millennial maniac roams the streets. If Kelly doesn’t tell the children to stay inside and stay safe. Who else will? Who will be next to be scared on Carey Place? Will it be you? This Behind the Lore short is part of Nikki Henley’s, Curious in Eubanks Paranormal Cozy Mysteries series. Set in a small town of curiously quirky paranormal residents this short story can be read as a standalone. It is written to give you the reader an extended experience of the characters of Eubanks. No cliffhangers. No swearing. No graphic scenes. Thank you for reading.

Berry the Hatchet

Berry the Hatchet Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peg Cochran
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 069816654X
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Cranberry farm owner Monica Albertson is once again bogged down in murder in the second Cranberry Cove mystery from national bestselling author Peg Cochran. The entire town of Cranberry Cove is popping with excitement. Monica Albertson is baking cranberry goodies by the dozen and shopkeepers are decking out their storefronts for the first annual Winter Walk—an event dreamed up by the mayor to bring visitors to the town during a normally dead time of year. But it’s the mayor who turns up dead during the grand opening ceremony, his lifeless body making its entrance in a horse-drawn sleigh. Monica’s mother and stepmother quickly become the prime suspects when it’s discovered that the mayor was dating both of them, and to make things worse, her half brother Jeff uncovers a clue buried near one of the bogs on Sassamanash Farm. Now it’s up to Monica to find out who really put the mayor on ice. INCLUDES CRANBERRY RECIPES