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How Angel Peterson got his name : and other outrageous tales about extreme sports

Author: Gary Paulsen; Jerry Paris
Publisher: London : Corgi Books, Reading : Cox & Wyman, 2003. 2003. ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author Gary Paulsen relates tales from his youth in a small town in northwestern Minnesota in the late 1940s and early 1950s, such as skiing behind a souped-up car and imitating daredevil Evel Knievel.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Action and adventure fiction
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Gary Paulsen; Gary Paulsen; Gary Paulsen
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Paulsen; Jerry Paris
ISBN: 0552548073 9780552548076
OCLC Number: 52828969
Notes: Cover illustration by Jerry Paris.
First published in the United States by Wendy Lamb Books (New York: 2003)
Description: 122 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Gary Paulsen.

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In this collection of memories of growing up in 1950s America, we hear about the exploits of 13-year-old Gary Paulsen and his friends. In between wrestling bears, going over waterfalls in barrels and  Read more...

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Gary Paulsen has won the Newbery Honor Award three times, for "The Winter Room", "Hatchet" and "Dogsong".

 
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