Paperback $6.99

Yearling | Jul 01, 1993 | 160 Pages | 5-3/16 x 7-5/8 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780440407829

  • Paperback$6.99

    Yearling | Jul 01, 1993 | 160 Pages | 5-3/16 x 7-5/8 | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780440407829

  • Ebook$6.99

    Yearling | Aug 31, 2011 | 160 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12) | ISBN 9780307804112

Awards

Texas Lone Star Reading List WINNER 1993

Praise

“A powerful, affecting story with its comments on art and homage.”
School Library Journal, Starred

“An intriguing, ironic tale, written vividly and with memorable humor.”
Kirkus Reviews

“In sparse, sensitive, moving prose, Paulsen illuminates a small town and its inhabitants’ beautiful and ugly sides to create a tribute to art…a wonderful book that will make you feel special.”
Voice of Youth Advocates

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.

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