WorldCat Identities

Paulsen, Ruth Wright

Overview
Works: 31 works in 133 publications in 5 languages and 17,562 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Anecdotes  Autobiographies  Nature stories  Picture books  Domestic fiction  Pastoral fiction  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.P2843, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth Wright Paulsen
My life in dog years by Gary Paulsen( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places in his life, including his first dog, Snowball, in the Philippines; Dirk, who protected him from bullies; and Cookie, who saved his life
Woodsong by Gary Paulsen( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 2,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For a rugged outdoor man and his family, life in northern Minnesota is a wild experience involving wolves, deer, and the sled dogs that make their way of life possible. Includes an account of the author's first Iditarod, a dogsled race across Alaska
The haymeadow by Gary Paulsen( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old John comes of age and gains self-reliance during the summer he spends up in the Wyoming mountains tending his father's herd of sheep
The tortilla factory by Gary Paulsen( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In clear and eloquent language, Gary Paulsen pays tribute to a cycle of life--from seed to plant to tortilla. Workers till the black soil, operate the clanking machinery of the factory, and drive the trucks that deliver the tortillas back into the hands that will plant the yellow seeds. With Ruth Wright Paulsen's expressive paintings, The Tortilla Factory brings forth the poetry and beauty of a simple way of life. This title is beautiful to look at, and will also fit nicely into units on food, regional culture, art, and many other topics
Dogteam by Gary Paulsen( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and German and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the excitement, the danger, and the beauty of a night run
Canoe days by Gary Paulsen( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A canoe ride on a northern lake during a summer day reveals the quiet beauty and wonder of nature in and around the peaceful water
Clabbered dirt, sweet grass by Gary Paulsen( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the relationship between the farmer and his animals in a vanishing way of life
Father water, Mother woods : essays on fishing and hunting in the North Woods by Gary Paulsen( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you through the seasons, from the incredible taste of a spring fish fresh from the smokehouse, to the first sight of the first deer, to the peace of winter days spent dreaming by the stove in a fishhouse on the ice. Shows fishing and hunting as pleasure, art, companionship, and as sources of life's deepest lessons
The island by Gary Paulsen( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Wil discovers himself and the wonders of nature when he leaves home to live on an island in northern Wisconsin
Worksong by Gary Paulsen( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and rhyming text depict people doing all kinds of work
Puppies, dogs, and blue northers : reflections on being raised by a pack of sled dogs by Gary Paulsen( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minnesota author and dog musher Gary Paulsen reflects on the growth of his sled dogs as he and his animals discover the world around them
Hiking and backpacking by Gary Paulsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses equipment, clothing, packing, carrying, camping, cooking, being lost, first aid for injuries, and dealing with animals in the wild
Sailing : from jibs to jibing by Gary Paulsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author offers instructions with his personal touch on sailing basics, including advice on care, equipment, repair, and emergency procedures
Managing labour relationships in a new economy by Ruth Wright Paulsen( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the town of Colchester by Ruth Wright Paulsen( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worksong by LeVar Burton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reading of the book, "Work song" by author Gary Paulson, illustrated by Ruth Wright Paulsen. A gentle rhyme of the working world and of people doing all kinds of work
The fourteenth summer by Gary Paulsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old John comes of age and gains self-reliance during the summer he spends up in the Wyoming mountains tending his father's herd of sheep. Suggested level: intermediate
La tortillería( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In clear and eloquent language, Gary Paulsen pays tribute to a cycle of life--from seed to plant to tortilla. Workers till the black soil, operate the clanking machinery of the factory, and drive the trucks that deliver the tortillas back into the hands that will plant the yellow seeds. With Ruth Wright Paulsen's expressive paintings, The Tortilla Factory brings forth the poetry and beauty of a simple way of life
Gawe van die goeie aarde by Gary Paulsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Afrikaans and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mpho e tswang lefatsheng le molemo by Gary Paulsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Sotho and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityWright, Ruth

Paulsen, Ruth

Languages
English (104)

Spanish (13)

German (1)

Sotho (1)

Afrikaans (1)

Covers
WoodsongThe haymeadowThe tortilla factoryDogteamCanoe daysClabbered dirt, sweet grassFather water, Mother woods : essays on fishing and hunting in the North WoodsThe island