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

Author: Gary Paulsen; Tom Nick Cocotos
Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, 2003. ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : Advance Reading CopyView 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: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Gary Paulsen; Gary Paulsen
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Paulsen; Tom Nick Cocotos
OCLC Number: 990088152
Notes: Jacket illustration by Tom Nick Cocotos.
Advance Reading Copy of book published in 2003 by Wendy Lamb Books.
Target Audience: 010 & up.
Description: xiv, 111 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword --
A note of caution --
How Angel Peterson got his name --
The miracle of flight --
Orvis Orvisen and the crash and bash --
Girls, and the circle of death --
And finally, skateboards, bungee jumping and other failures.
Responsibility: Gary Paulsen.

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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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