I started to read Hatchet to the kids last week. I am a little scared to say (there might be some literature police out there somewhere who I may greatly offend here) that, although it’s an award winner, it just didn’t fit my reading style for a read aloud. Also, I realized rather quickly that it would be discussing some content that I don’t care to deal with (messy divorce/infidelity). I read to all the kids…4-year olds included! So- we dropped that and I will be starting this one tomorrow. I hope it’s a better fit!