The Question and Answer section for Hatchet is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The skunk taught Brian that food needed to be protected.
The smell in the shelter, in his clothes, and in his hair was still there now, almost a month and a half later.
And he had nearly smiled.
Food had to be protected. While he was in...
The "key" thing that helped Brian accoumplish his goal was the hatchet given to him by his mother.
When he looks back, he sees a bear.
Soon, as before, his stomach was full, but now he had some sense and he did not gorge or cram more down. Instead he picked
more and put them in his windbreaker, feeling the morning sun on his back and thinking...