Brian ist zwölf Jahre alt und seine Eltern sind geschieden. Er sitzt in einem kleinen Flugzeug und weiß nicht, ob er sich auf den Sommer bei seinem Vater freuen soll. Plötzlich erleidet der Pilot einen Herzinfarkt und stirbt, Brian ist allein am Himmel, vor sich Instrumente, mit denen er nicht umgehen kann, im Herzen die Gewissheit des Todes. Und dann kommt der Absturz. Doch Brian überlebt und es beginnt eine wahre Robinsonade. Er "erfindet" das Feuer neu, den Bau eines Unterschlupfs, er fertig Pfeil und Bogen ...
Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2007-09-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Headed for Canada to visit his father for the first time since his parents' divorce, thirteen-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of a plane crash, with only the clothes he has on and a hatchet to help him live in the wilderness. A Newbery Honor Book.
Author: Patrick Connor
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
Release Date: 2010-02
Genre: Business & Economics
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.
Author: Chris Well
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
Release Date: 2011
What happens when a psychic and a minister are invited to a debate, and both walk into the room but only one leaves alive? Longtime grump Earl Walker thinks it may be time to find a different church as his new pastor is now a suspect in murder. But can Earl’s lady friend convince him to stand up for his newfound friends and fight for the truth?
These assessment questions for Hatchet are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text.
These vocabulary activities for Hatchet incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with a study of the text. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences.
Author: BookCaps Study Guides Staff
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
The perfect companion to Gary Paulsen’s "Hatchet," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCapTM Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.
Students will enjoy studying the story elements of Hatchet. Through these engaging activities, students create products to share their understanding of the characters, plots, and settings of the novel.
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.
Author: Mark Kermode
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release Date: 2013-10-10
Genre: Performing Arts
'The finest film critic in Britain at the absolute top of his form' Stephen Fry 'Entertainingly incendiary stuff' Empire A hatchet job isn't just a bad review, it's a total trashing. Mark Kermode is famous for them - Pirates of the Caribbean, Sex and the City 2, the complete works of Michael Bay. Beginning with his favourite hatchet job ever, Mark tells us about the best bad reviews in history, why you have to be willing to tell a director face-to-face their movie sucks, and about the time he apologized to Steven Spielberg for badmouthing his work. But why do we love really bad reviews? Is it so much harder to be positive? And is the Internet ruining how we talk about cinema? The UK's most trusted film critic answers all these questions and more in this hilarious, fascinating and argumentative new book. 'A wry, robust and developed defence of accountable critical voices' Total Film 'Very accessible, entertaining and relevant . . . warmly recommended' Den of Geek
Students analyze Hatchet using key skills from the Common Core. Close reading of the text is required to answer text-dependent questions. Included are student pages with the text-dependent questions as well as suggested answers.
Half-white, half-Indian Yakima Henry has been ambushed and badly injured. Bleeding to death, he doesn't know who'll get to him first: the gunslingers or hungry wolves. Thankfully, comely widow Aubrey Coffin comes along and drags Yakima to safety. But as he heals, lawless desperados circle closer to finish the job they started-putting his innocent savior in the cross fire.
These post-reading activities for Hatchet allow students to share their understanding of characters, plot, and settings of the novel. They have opportunities to write, draw, and perform based on what they've learned.