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    Yearling | Feb 01, 1994 | 208 Pages | 5-3/16 x 7-5/8 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780440409236

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    Listening Library (Audio) | Jul 05, 2000 | 240 Minutes | ISBN 9780553751918

Awards

Kansas William Allen White Children’s Book Award WINNER 1994

Kentucky Bluegrass Award WINNER 1995

Maine Student Book Award WINNER 1993

Texas Lonestar Reading List WINNER 1994

Western Writers of America Golden Spur Award WINNER 1992

Praise

"…another fine adventure from Paulsen, who deftly blends an action-packed plot and a likable character…"-Booklist

"The action is nonstop…will have readers plunging over each cliffhanger into the next crisis until they finish the book." –The Bulletin, Recommended

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.


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