The Beet Fields

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Laurel Leaf | Feb 18, 2009 | 176 Pages | Young Adult | ISBN 9780307514028

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    Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Feb 08, 2011 | 174 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 | Young Adult | ISBN 9780375873058

  • Ebook$7.99

    Laurel Leaf | Feb 18, 2009 | 176 Pages | Young Adult | ISBN 9780307514028

Praise

Gary Paulsen tells the raw truth of a boy’s first summer on his own, “as real,” he says, “as I can write it.”



From the Paperback edition.

Author Q&A

author fun facts

Born:
May 17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Previous jobs: Farm hand, ranch hand, truck driver, sailor, dogsled racer, teacher, field engineer, editor, soldier, actor, director, trapper, professional archer, migrant farm worker, singer


Hobbies: Sailing, collecting and riding Harley Davidsons; twice ran the Iditarod, the challenging 1,000 mile dogsled race across Alaska


Inspiration for writing: After a librarian gave him a book to read–along with his own library card–Gary was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another.


From the Hardcover edition.

 

author fun facts

Born:
May 17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Previous jobs: Farm hand, ranch hand, truck driver, sailor, dogsled racer, teacher, field engineer, editor, soldier, actor, director, trapper, professional archer, migrant farm worker, singer


Hobbies: Sailing, collecting and riding Harley Davidsons; twice ran the Iditarod, the challenging 1,000 mile dogsled race across Alaska


Inspiration for writing: After a librarian gave him a book to read–along with his own library card–Gary was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another.


From the Hardcover edition.

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