Read-alikes for "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen (Wilderness Survival fiction):
Bauer, Joan. Backwater.
Campbell, Eric. The Place of Lions.
Carter, Alden. Between a Rock and a Hard Place.
Cottonwood, Joe. Quake!
Easton, Kelly. Aftershock.
Eckert, Allan. Incident at Hawk's Hill.
Farmer, Nancy. A Girl Named Disaster.
George, Jean Craighead. My Side of the Mountain
George, Jean Craighead. Julie of the Wolves and many others.
Hiaasen, Carl. Hoot and others.
Hill, Kirkpatrick. Toughboy and Sister.
Hobbs, Will. Far North and many others.
Hokenson, Terry. The Winter Road.
Kehret, Peg. Earthquake Terror.
Lewis, Richard. The Killing Sea.
London, Jack. Call of the Wild.
Mazer, Harry. Snow Bound.
McKernan, Victoria. Shackleton's Stowaway.
Mikaelsen, Ben. Touching Spirit Bear.
Moodie, Craig. Seaborn.
Morey, Walt. Death Walk.
Mowat, Farley. Lost in the Barrens.
Myers, Anna. Stolen by the Sea.
O'Dell, Scott. Island of the Blue Dolphins.
Quintana, Anton. The Baboon King.
Shahan, Sherry. Death Mountain.
Smelcer, John E. The Trap.
Smith, Roland. Peak.
Taylor, Theodore. The Cay.
White, Robb. Deathwatch.