Hatchet by Gary Paulsen


  1. IWB does the MC fly on a small plane, a Cessna 406? (p. 1)
  2. IWB is the MC flying on a small plane when the pilot has a heart attack? (p. 11)
  3. IWB does a mother refer to her son as “my little scout?” (p. 9)
  4. IWB does the MC think they are “going to die?” (p. 26)
  5. IWB does the MC refer to his mother’s relationship with another man as “The Secret?” (p. 31)
  6. IWB does the MC fly a plane that crashes through the trees and into a lake? (p. 33)
  7. IWB is the MC attacked by a swarming horde of mosquitoes? (p. 36)
  8. IWB does the MC find himself alone in the north woods of Canada? (p. 46)
  9. IWB did the MC remember a teacher who had encouraged his students to stay positive, stay on top of things and get motivated? (p. 49)
  10. IWB did the MC have a teacher who said that “You are the best thing you have?” (p. 49)
  11. IWB does the MC wish for a gun, knife and matches? (p. 56)
  12. IWB does the MC think that a scooped out ridge of rock is a sign of good luck? (p. 58)
  13. IWB is the MC worried about having to tell his father about “The Secret?” (p. 59)
  14. IWB does the MC blame his mother for his current struggles? (p. 61)
  15. IWB does the MC make a pouch out of his windbreaker to carry berries in? (p. 64)
  16. IWB does the MC wake up yelling “Mother, Mother” while experiencing severe stomach pains? (p. 67)
  17. IWB does the MC call berries, “gut berries?” (p. 69)
  18. IWB does the MC find his reflection in the lake scary? (p. 69)
  19. IWB does the MC encounter a black bear while picking raspberries? (p. 74)
  20. IWB does the MC hold a pouch of raspberries over his mouth to drink the juice? (p. 77)
  21. IWB does the MC kick a porcupine? (p. 810)
  22. IWB does the MC decide that feeling sorry for yourself doesn’t work? (p. 81)
  23. IWB is the title of the story the key to the MC’s survival? (p. 85)
  24. IWB does the MC rip the bark off a tree to make a spark nest? (p. 89)
  25. IWB does the MC call a tiny spark a friend and a guard? (p.93)
  26. IWB is the MC awakened by the sound of a mother turtle laying eggs in the sand? (p. 99)
  27. IWB does the MC try to eat turtle egg shells? (p. 102)
  28. IWB does the MC have a mental journal to list all his mistakes? (p. 124)
  29. IWB does the MC forget that water refracts light? (p. 125)
  30. IWB does the MC discover that nothing in nature is lazy? (p. 131)
  31. IWB does the MC yell out to no one, “Fresh fish-I have fresh fish for sale?” (p. 136)
  32. IWB does the MC decide on the day of First Meat to eat a foolbird? (p. 139)
  33. IWB does the MC learn that so much of living is patience and thinking? (p. 145)
  34. IWB does the MC suffer a moose attack followed by a tornado? (p. 155)
  35. IWB does the MC hope that a tornado would hit a moose? (p. 158)

IWB does the MC’s thinking always start with a single word – divorce? (1)
IWB does the MC hate lawyers and judges (1&3)
IWB does the MC live with his mother during the school year and his father during the summer? (3)
IWB is the MC’s father a mechanical engineer and inventor? (4)
IWB does the MC have a secret? (2)
IWB had the MC’s parents been divorced one month? (4)
IWB does the MC look away from someone to avoid embarrassing them? (4)
IWB is the MC stricken with a white flash of horror, terror so intense that his breathing, his thinking and nearly his heard had stopped? (7)
IWB would you find an altimeter? (9)
IWB does the MC feel like a prisoner? (12)
IWB does the MC throw up? (14)
IWB does the engine cough, roar violently for a second and die? (14)
IWB does the MC think he’s going to die? (15)
IWB does the MC call trees, “Green death?” (15)
IWB does pain have a color? (17)
IWB does the MC see his mother in a car with a man he doesn’t know? (18)
IWB does the MC wake up in a lake? (19)
IWB does the MC begin to panic when he opens his eyes and cannot see? (19)
IWB is the MC covered in hundreds of insects? (21)
IWB does the MC encounter colors and noises that are new to him? (23)
IWB is the MC unbelieveably, viciously thirsty? (24)
IWB does the MC’s English teacher talk about being positive, thinking positive, staying on top of tings and getting motivates? (27)
IWB doest he MC hear complete silence for the first time? (28)
IWB does the MC get very sunburned? (32)
IWB is the MC weak from hunger (32)
IWB do birds lead the MC to berries? (35)
IOWB does the MC awaken in pain? (37)
IWB does the MC see his mother kiss a man who is not his father? (37)
IWB is the MC dirty, starving, bitten, hurt, lonely, ugly, afraid and almost overcome with self pity? (38)
IWB does the MC cry from self-pity? (38)
IWB does the MC see a bear? (40)
IWB does a squirrel scare the MC? (42)
IWB does the MC drink raspberry syrup? (42)
IWB is the MC awakened by a growling sound? (43)
IWB is the MC attacked by an animal that slithered and scraped as it moved? (43)
IWB does the MC realize things change so fast? (44)
IWB does the MC learn that feeling sorry for yourself doesn’t work? (44)
IWB does the MC dream of his father and best friend? (45)
IWB does the MC rip up a $20 bill? (48)
IWB does the MC say he’d kill for a book of matches? (50)
IWB does the MC have a friend named fire? (51)
IWB does the MC call himself City Boy? (54)
IWB does the MC have an uncle who puts raw eggs in a glass of milk? (55)
IWB does the MC eat raw eggs? (55)
IWB does the MC get an idea from a kingfisher? (59)
IWB would you find foolbirds? (66)
IWB doe the MC see wolves? (67)
IWB does the MC try to kill himself? (67)
IWB does the MC think clouddown over and over again? (67)
IWB is the MC almost blinded by a bow? (68)
IWB is the MC full of tough hope? (67)
IWB Does the MC get sprayed by a skunk? (72)
IWB is the MC completely blinded for 2 hours? (72)
IWB does the MC make a ladder? (74)
IWB does the MC get really tired of fish? (75)
IWB does the MC dream of his mother cooking a roast? (76)
IWB are there many First Days? (81)
IWB does the MC feel there was a flip of some giant coin and he was the loser? (86)
IWB is the MC tough in the head? (86)
IWB does the MC have one completely insane day? (89)