WorldCat Identities

Paulsen, Ruth Wright

Overview
Works: 36 works in 149 publications in 3 languages and 17,248 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Picture books  Anecdotes  Autobiographies  Nature stories  Domestic fiction  Pastoral fiction  Stories in rhyme 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Creator, 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 )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Paulsen has owned dozens of unforgettable and amazing dogs, and here are his favorites--one to a chapter. Among them are Snowball, the puppy he owned as a boy in the Philippines; Ike, his mysterious hunting companion; Electric Fred and his best friend, Pig; Dirk, the grim protector; and Josh, one of the remarkable border collies working on Paulsen's ranch today. My Life in Dog Years is a book for every dog lover and every Paulsen fan--a perfect combination that shows vividly the joy and wisdom that come from growing up with man's best friend. From the Hardcover edition
Woodsong by Gary Paulsen( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 2,516 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 )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 2,472 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 )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,906 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. --
Canoe days by Gary Paulsen( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,328 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
Dogteam by Gary Paulsen( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and German and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Clabbered dirt, sweet grass by Gary Paulsen( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farm life is defined by work, and the work, in turn, is defined by nature: seaon to season, dawn to dusk. Gary Paulsen knows this well, and in 'Clabbered Dirt, Sweet Grass' he sends his readers on an unsentimental journey to a place where simplicity and sweat are understood and appreciated. The days are long, the work uncesing, the machinery treacherous, yet Paulsen manages to find goodness and grace in the simplest chore -- Cover, page [4]
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 934 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 )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 916 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 )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 869 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 418 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 )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 161 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 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author offers instructions with his personal touch on sailing basics, including advice on care, equipment, repair, and emergency procedures
History of the town of Colchester by Ruth Wright Paulsen( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing labour relationships in a new economy by Ruth Wright Paulsen( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Implementing employment equity : a Canadian experience by Prem Benimadhu( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worksong( 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
La tortillería by Gary Paulsen( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 by Gary Paulsen( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WoodsongThe haymeadowThe tortilla factoryCanoe daysDogteamClabbered dirt, sweet grassFather water, Mother woods : essays on fishing and hunting in the North WoodsThe island
Alternative Names

controlled identityWright, Ruth

Paulsen, Ruth

Languages
English (119)

Spanish (10)

German (2)