Gary Paulsen: Voice of Adventure and Survival

Gary Paulsen: Voice of Adventure and Survival

by JoAnn Early Macken


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Gary Paulsen's life is a story of determination. He had to learn to take care of himself when he was still a child. As a teen, he often escaped to the woods, trapping, hunting, and fishing for food. He has sailed alone on the Pacific Ocean and mushed thousands of miles with a dogsled team. He has also been nominated for, and won, many awards for his writing. In his long and prolific career, Paulsen has authored hundreds of books, short stories, and magazine articles, as well as several plays. Drawing upon his own real-life experiences as an outdoorsman and traveler has helped Paulsen captivate countless readers, both young and old. These readers find hope in his tales of adventure and survival.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766027213
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Series: Authors Teens Love Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.84(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

"You Use What You Are"     5
Wartime and a Military Family     15
Escaping From Troubles     23
Finding Himself     35
Good News and Bad     45
Lifestyle Changes     55
Sailboats, Motorcycles, and More Books     64
"I Never Should Have Left Dogs"     72
In His Own Words     80
Chronology     85
Chapter Notes     87
Glossary     94
Selected Works of Gary Paulsen     96
Further Reading     100
Internet Addresses     101
Index     102

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