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    May 01, 1991 | 144 Pages | Young Adult

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    Nov 13, 2001 | 144 Pages | Young Adult

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    Apr 12, 2005 | 151 Minutes | Young Adult

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    Jul 05, 2000 | 165 Minutes | Young Adult

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North Dakota Flicker Tale Children’s Book Award WINNER 1995

Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award NOMINEE 1994

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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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