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Paulsen, Gary

Works: 660 works in 3,163 publications in 13 languages and 255,402 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Young adult works  Anecdotes  Drama  Film adaptations  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Performer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.P2843, [FIC]
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Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Book )
197 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 11,561 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 him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen( Book )
56 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,533 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 )
66 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,369 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 )
40 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and German and held by 5,056 libraries worldwide
Instead of being rescued from a plane crash, as in the author's book Hatchet, this story portrays what would have happened to Brian had he been forced to survive a winter in the wilderness with only his survival pack and hatchet
Lawn boy by Gary Paulsen( Book )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 4,860 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
Woods runner by Gary Paulsen( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 4,399 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 at the end of each chapter
The winter room by Gary Paulsen( Book )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 4,356 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
Brian's return by Gary Paulsen( Book )
34 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,304 libraries worldwide
After having survived alone in the wilderness, Brian finds that he can no longer live in the city but must return to the place where he really belongs
The legend of Bass Reeves : being the true and fictional account of the most valiant marshal in the West by Gary Paulsen( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 4,098 libraries worldwide
An account of the life of Bass Reeves
Brian's hunt by Gary Paulsen( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,826 libraries worldwide
Two years after having survived a plane crash into the Canadian wilderness, a sixteen-year-old returns to the wild to befriend a wounded dog and hunt a rogue bear
Molly McGinty has a really good day by Gary Paulsen( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,771 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
Notes from the dog by Gary Paulsen( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,759 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
Soldier's heart : a novel of the Civil War by Gary Paulsen( Book )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 3,673 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 )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,451 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
Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen( Book )
32 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,380 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
Tracker by Gary Paulsen( Book )
45 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,248 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
The voyage of the Frog by Gary Paulsen( Book )
38 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,214 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 )
30 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,117 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 )
21 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 3,052 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
The haymeadow by Gary Paulsen( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 2,965 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old John comes of age and gains self-reliance during the summer he spends up in the Wyoming mountains tending his father's herd of sheep
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Alternative Names
Garrisen, Paul 1939-
Paulsen, Gary 1939-
Polsens, Gerijs
פאולסן, גארי 1939-
פאולסן, גרי
ポールセン, ゲイリー
English (853)
German (27)
French (16)
Spanish (16)
Dutch (14)
Italian (13)
Japanese (9)
Chinese (6)
Croatian (2)
Danish (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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