The Hatchet audiobook tells a narrative of survival and transformation, has piqued the imagination of many readers who want to go into the wilderness. Would you be one of the listener to do so? Don’t miss the best experiences on Free Audiobooks today!
Would you like to venture into the wild with The Hatchet audiobook today?
The Hatchet audiobook follows Brian Robeson, the son of divorced parents, is thirteen years old. The pilot gets a major heart attack and dies as he travels from Hampton, New York in a single-engine Cessna bush aircraft to see his father in the oil fields of Northern Canada for the summer. Brian attempts to land the plane but ends up crashing into a woodland lake. He’ll have to learn to survive on his own, armed only with a hatchet, which his mother gave him just before his plane took off.
In the adventure of The Hatchet audiobook, Brian spends the summer learning how to live in the wide wilderness with nothing but his hatchet. With the hatchet, he learns to build fire and consumes whatever food he can find, including rabbits, birds, turtle eggs, fish, berries, and fruit. Mosquitoes, a porcupine, a bear, a wolf, a skunk, a moose, and even a tornado are among the natural perils he faces. Brian improves his survival abilities and becomes a skilled woodsman over time. To help in his hunting, he makes a bow, arrows, and a fishing spear. He also builds a shelter out of the underbelly of a cliff. Brian struggles with recollections of home and the bittersweet memory of his mother, whom Brian had seen cheating on his father during his time alone.
The Hatchet audibook then goes on when a tornado strikes the region, the plane’s tail is drawn toward the lake’s shore. This makes him think that the plane could have a survival kit of some type. To get to the plane, Brian builds a raft from of a few broken-off trees. Brian drops his hatchet in the lake while cutting his way through the plane’s tail and dives in to retrieve it. Brian discovers a survival kit with more food, an emergency transmitter, and a.22 AR-7 rifle once inside the plane. Brian returns to shore and activates the transmitter, but because he has no idea how to operate it, he assumes it is damaged and discards it.
You can readily empathize with Brian’s wonders, fears and accomplishments in The Hatchet audibook and also easily see older primary and upper-elementary students enjoying this survival/adventure story. Brian doesn’t take things too lightly. Not in the least. He must learn from his failures and seize the opportunities that providence bestows upon him. He learns to maintain food in his stomach, build a safe home, and recognize and anticipate the threats in his surroundings. He finds serenity in the process. He examines himself and discovers his actual self.
What an interesting Free Audiobook for road trip! Don’t miss it out today, youngsters!
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