WorldCat Identities

Paulsen, Gary

Overview
Works: 692 works in 3,293 publications in 6 languages and 252,128 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Young adult works  Anecdotes  Children's audiobooks  Autobiographies  Humor  Sea stories 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Performer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.P2843, FIC
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Dogsong by Gary Paulsen( Book )

67 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fourteen-year-old Eskimo boy who feels at odds with aspects of modern life takes a 1400-mile journey by dog sled across ice, tundra, and mountains seeking his own "song" of himself
The river by Gary Paulsen( Book )

58 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because of his success surviving alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days, fifteen-year-old Brian, profoundly changed by his time in the wild, is asked to undergo a similar experience to help scientists learn more about the psychology of survival
The winter room by Gary Paulsen( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy growing up on a northern Minnesota farm describes the scenes around him and recounts his old Norwegian uncle's tales of an almost mythological logging past
Woods runner by Gary Paulsen( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 4,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his 1776 Pennsylvania homestead, thirteen-year-old Samuel, who is a highly-skilled woodsman, sets out toward New York City to rescue his parents from the band of British soldiers and Indians who kidnapped them after slaughtering most of their community. Includes historical notes at the end of each chapter
Brian's return by Gary Paulsen( Book )

36 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After surviving in the wilderness on his own, Brian finds that he no longer wants to live in the city. He returns to the place where he feels at peace
The legend of Bass Reeves : being the true and fictional account of the most valiant marshal in the West by Gary Paulsen( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of the lawmen we think of as heroes were anything but; many were scoundrels and outlaws themselves. Among all those, Bass Reeves stands tall. Reeves was the most successful federal marshall in the West. Born into slavery, once freed, he served the law in Indian Territory, where a man could lose his life on another man's whim
Molly McGinty has a really good day by Gary Paulsen( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When supremely organized seventh-grader, Molly McGinty, loses the notebook she relies on to keep her life in order she spends the day in chaos
Notes from the dog by Gary Paulsen( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Johanna shows up at the beginning of summer to house-sit next door to Finn, he has no idea of the profound effect she will have on his life by the time summer vacation is over
Brian's hunt by Gary Paulsen( Book )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 3,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after he survived a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness, a sixteen-year-old returns. He is camping alone when he finds a wounded dog. Who or what injured the dog? As he cares for the dog he begins to worry about his Cree friends who live north of his temporary camp. A track shows the dog may have come from that direction. Brian's instincts tell him to head north, quickly
Harris and me : a summer remembered by Gary Paulsen( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to live with relatives on their farm because of his unhappy home life, an eleven-year-old city boy meets his distant cousin Harris and is given an introduction to a whole new world
Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen( Book )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read
Tracker by Gary Paulsen( Book )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only thirteen, John must track a deer in the Minnesota woods for his family's winter meat, and in doing so finds himself drawn to the doe who leads him and hating his role as hunter
The voyage of the Frog by Gary Paulsen( Book )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When David goes out on his sailboat to scatter his recently deceased uncle's ashes to the wind, he is caught in a fierce storm and must survive many days on his own as he works out his feelings about life and his uncle
Lawn boy by Gary Paulsen( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and German and held by 3,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things get out of hand for a twelve-year-old boy when a neighbor convinces him to expand his summer lawn mowing business
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Recording )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by his parents' divorce and the secret that caused it, young Brian Robeson, the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness, must draw on untested skills and strength to survive
Mr. Tucket by Gary Paulsen( Book )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1848, while on a wagon train headed for Oregon, fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is kidnapped by Pawnee Indians and then falls in with a one-armed trapper who teaches him how to live in the wild
Canyons by Gary Paulsen( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 2,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding a skull on a camping trip in the canyons outside El Paso, Texas, Brennan becomes involved with the fate of a young Apache Indian who lived in the late 1800s
Woodsong by Gary Paulsen( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 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 Alasaka
Winterdance : the fine madness of running the Iditarod by Gary Paulsen( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in French and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the author's ambitious quest to run the Iditarod, an 1,180-mile trek of snow and deep cold, and his seventeen-day journey with a team of dogs during which they endured blinding wind, snowstorms, frostbite, moose attacks, and hallucinations
The beet fields : memories of a sixteenth summer by Gary Paulsen( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of a sixteen-year-old boy who finds employment as a migrant laborer and carnival worker after running away from home
 
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Alternative Names
Garrisen, Paul 1939-

Gary Paulsen American writer

Gary Paulsen amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Gary Paulsen amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Musher

Gary Paulsen écrivain américain

Gary Paulsen écrivain et musher américain

Gary Paulsen hundekjører

Gary Paulsen mašér

Gary Paulsen maszer

Gary Paulsen menner

Gary Paulsen muíxer

Gary Paulsen musher

Paulsen, Gary 1939-

Polsens, Gerijs

Гари Полсен каюр

פאולסן, גארי 1939-

פאולסן, גרי

غاري بولسن، 1939-

폴슨, 개리 1939-

폴슨, 게리 1939-

ポールセン, ゲイリー

Languages
English (647)

German (12)

French (9)

Chinese (6)

Spanish (4)

Italian (2)

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The riverThe winter roomWoods runnerBrian's returnThe legend of Bass Reeves : being the true and fictional account of the most valiant marshal in the WestMolly McGinty has a really good dayNotes from the dogBrian's hunt