How Long to Read Hatchet

By Gary Paulsen

How Long Does it Take to Read Hatchet?

It takes the average reader 3 hours and 13 minutes to read Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


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...

How long is Hatchet?

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen is 192 pages long, and a total of 48,384 words.

This makes it 65% the length of the average book. It also has 59% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read Hatchet Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 4 hours and 24 minutes to read Hatchet aloud.

What Reading Level is Hatchet?

Hatchet is suitable for students ages 10 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

When deciding what to show young students always use your best judgement and consult a professional.

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