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Oct 01, 1995
| ISBN 9780440411307
| 3-7 years
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Nov 27, 2013
| ISBN 9780385386067
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Oct 01, 1995 | ISBN 9780440411307 | 3-7 years
Nov 27, 2013 | ISBN 9780385386067 | 3-7 years
On a moonlit winter night, a team of dogs pulls a sled, taking the narrator and readers on a wondrous ride through the snow, into and out of the woods. It is a ride you’ll wish would never end.Through this exquisite prose poem, Gary Paulsen shares the joy, the beauty, and the grandeur of the outdoors. With his joyous text and Ruth Wright Paulsen’s exuberant and expressive illustrations, Dogteam is a celebration of nature, a dance that invites everyone to join in.
Gary Paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, including three Newbery Honor books: The Winter Room, Hatchet, and Dogsong. He won the Margaret A. Edwards Award given by the American Library Association for his lifetime achievement in young adult… More about Gary Paulsen
“The energy and movement of the piece pull the reader right along through the entire race through the magical time and space to the homeward finish.” —The Horn Book Magazine “The book recreates an experience unusual in picture books.”—Booklist
author fun factsBorn: 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, singerHobbies: Sailing, collecting and riding Harley Davidsons; twice ran the Iditarod, the challenging 1,000 mile dogsled race across AlaskaInspiration 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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