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Paulsen, Gary

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Works: 785 works in 4,194 publications in 18 languages and 248,932 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Action and adventure fiction  Young adult works  Autobiographies  Historical fiction  Spy fiction  Biographical fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Performer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.P2843, FIC
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Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Book )
276 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 11,619 libraries worldwide
After a plane crash, thirteen year old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen( Book )
75 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,550 libraries worldwide
A fourteen-year-old Eskimo boy who feels at odds with aspects of modern life takes a 1400-mile journey by dog sled across ice, tundra, and mountains seeking his own "song" of himself
The river by Gary Paulsen( Book )
93 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,046 libraries worldwide
Because of his success surviving alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days, fifteen-year-old Brian, profoundly changed by his time in the wild, is asked to undergo a similar experience to help scientists learn more about the psychology of survival
Brian's winter by Gary Paulsen( Book )
82 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,990 libraries worldwide
Sequel to Hatchet - Tells the story of what would have happened to Brian if he hadn't been rescued and had been forced to spend the winter in the wildernessthe wildernes_
The winter room by Gary Paulsen( Book )
39 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,168 libraries worldwide
A young boy growing up on a northern Minnesota farm describes the scenes around him and recounts his old Norwegian uncle's tales of an almost mythological logging past
Woods runner by Gary Paulsen( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,120 libraries worldwide
From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes
Brian's return by Gary Paulsen( Book )
50 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,061 libraries worldwide
After surviving in the wilderness on his own, Brian finds that he no longer wants to live in the city. He returns to the place where he feels at peace
The legend of Bass Reeves : being the true and fictional account of the most valiant marshal in the West by Gary Paulsen( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3,829 libraries worldwide
Many of the lawmen we think of as heroes were anything but; many were scoundrels and outlaws themselves. Among all those, Bass Reeves stands tall. Reeves was the most successful federal marshall in the West. Born into slavery, once freed, he served the law in Indian Territory, where a man could lose his life on another man's whim
Notes from the dog by Gary Paulsen( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,534 libraries worldwide
When Johanna shows up at the beginning of summer to house-sit next door to Finn, he has no idea of the profound effect she will have on his life by the time summer vacation is over
Molly McGinty has a really good day by Gary Paulsen( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,527 libraries worldwide
When supremely organized seventh-grader, Molly McGinty, loses the notebook she relies on to keep her life in order she spends the day in chaos
Brian's hunt by Gary Paulsen( Book )
41 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,509 libraries worldwide
Two years after he survived a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness, a sixteen-year-old returns. He is camping alone when he finds a wounded dog. Who or what injured the dog? As he cares for the dog he begins to worry about his Cree friends who live north of his temporary camp. A track shows the dog may have come from that direction. Brian's instincts tell him to head north, quickly
Soldier's heart : a novel of the Civil War by Gary Paulsen( Book )
43 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,389 libraries worldwide
Eager to enlist, fifteen-year-old Charley has a change of heart after experiencing both the physical horrors and mental anguish of Civil War combat
Harris and me : a summer remembered by Gary Paulsen( Book )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,245 libraries worldwide
Sent to spend the summer with his uncle and aunt on their farm, an eleven-year-old city boy meets his daredevil cousin Harris and is given an introduction to a whole new world
Tracker by Gary Paulsen( Book )
60 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,156 libraries worldwide
Only thirteen, John must track a deer in the Minnesota woods for his family's winter meat, and in doing so finds himself drawn to the doe who leads him and hating his role as hunter
Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen( Book )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,106 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read
Lawn boy by Gary Paulsen( Book )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,048 libraries worldwide
Things get out of hand for a twelve-year-old boy when a neighbor convinces him to expand his summer lawn mowing business
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Sound Recording )
63 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,995 libraries worldwide
Haunted by his parents' divorce and the secret that caused it, young Brian Robeson, the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness, must draw on untested skills and strength to survive
The voyage of the Frog by Gary Paulsen( Book )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,926 libraries worldwide
When David goes out on his sailboat to scatter his recently deceased uncle's ashes to the wind, he is caught in a fierce storm and must survive many days on his own as he works out his feelings about life and his uncle
Mr. Tucket by Gary Paulsen( Book )
42 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,839 libraries worldwide
In 1848, while on a wagon train headed for Oregon, fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is kidnapped by Pawnee Indians and then falls in with a one-armed trapper who teaches him how to live in the wild
Canyons by Gary Paulsen( Book )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,773 libraries worldwide
Finding a skull on a camping trip in the canyons outside El Paso, Texas, Brennan becomes involved with the fate of a young Apache Indian who lived in the late 1800s
 
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Alternative Names
Garrisen, Paul 1939-
Gary Paulsen amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Musher
Gary Paulsen écrivain et musher américain
Gary Paulsen hundekjører
Gary Paulsen mašér
Gary Paulsen maszer
Gary Paulsen menner
Gary Paulsen muíxer
Gary Paulsen musher
Paulsen, Gary 1939-
Polsens, Gerijs
Гари Полсен каюр
פאולסן, גארי 1939-
פאולסן, גרי
غاري بولسن، 1939-
폴슨, 개리 1939-
폴슨, 게리 1939-
ポールセン, ゲイリー
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