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The Beet Fields by Gary Paulsen
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The Beet Fields by Gary Paulsen
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Feb 08, 2011 | ISBN 9780375873058

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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.”

Awards

ALA Best Books for Young Adults WINNER 2001

Kentucky Bluegrass Master List WINNER 2002

Texas TAYSHAS High School Reading List WINNER 2001

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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