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Paulsen, Gary

Overview
Works: 744 works in 3,879 publications in 17 languages and 250,068 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Action and adventure fiction  Autobiographies  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Humorous fiction  Anecdotes 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Performer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: PZ7.P2843, FIC
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Most widely held works about Gary Paulsen
 
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Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Book )

252 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 11,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce
Dogsong by Gary Paulsen( Book )

67 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fourteen-year-old Eskimo boy who feels assailed by the modernity of his life takes a 1400-mile journey by dog sled across ice, tundra, and mountains seeking his own "song" of himself
Brian's winter by Gary Paulsen( Book )

69 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Hatchet - Tells the story of what would have happened to Brian if he hadn't been rescued and had been forced to spend the winter in the wildernessthe wildernes_
The river by Gary Paulsen( Book )

84 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two years ago, Brian Robeson was stranded alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days with nothing but a small hatchet ... Now the government wants him to do it again ... This time, he won't be alone: Derek Holtzer, a government psychologist, will accompany him. But during a freak storm, Derek is hit by lightning and falls into a coma. Their radio transmitter is dead. Brian's only hope is to build a raft and try to transport Derek a hundred miles down the river where there is a trading post -- if the map he has is accurate."--Page 4 of cover
Brian's return by Gary Paulsen( Book )

46 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After surviving in the wilderness on his own, Brian finds that he can no longer live in the city but must return to the place where he really belongs
The legend of Bass Reeves : being the true and fictional account of the most valiant marshal in the West by Gary Paulsen( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,842 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 )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,552 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 )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages 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 )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after he survived a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness, a sixteen-year-old returns to the wild where he feels he belongs. In a temporary camp on the way to visit his friends, Brian Robeson finds a dog, wounded and whimpering. The dog is badly hurt, and as Brian cares for it, he worries about his friends. His instincts tell him to head north, quickly. With his new companion at his side, and with a terrible, growing sense of unease, he sets out to learn what happened
Soldier's heart : a novel of the Civil War by Gary Paulsen( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eager to enlist, fifteen-year-old Charley has a change of heart after experiencing both the physical horrors and mental anguish of Civil War combat
Harris and me : a summer remembered by Gary Paulsen( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to spend the summer with his uncle and aunt on their farm, an eleven-year-old city boy meets his daredevil cousin Harris and is given an introduction to a whole new world
Tracker by Gary Paulsen( Book )

59 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,162 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
Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen( Book )

37 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,136 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
Lawn boy by Gary Paulsen( Book )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,042 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 )

50 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,990 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
The voyage of the Frog by Gary Paulsen( Book )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,956 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
Mr. Tucket by Gary Paulsen( Book )

41 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,862 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 )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brennan found his life altered when he discovered the skull of a murdered Apache boy - He will get no peace until the skull is returned to the ancient sacred place of the Apache tribe_
Woodsong by Gary Paulsen( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, in vivid detail, Paulsen recounts several of the remarkable experiences that shaped his life and inspired his award-winning writing
The beet fields : memories of a sixteenth summer by Gary Paulsen( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 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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Hatchet
Alternative Names
Garrisen, Paul 1939-

Gary Paulsen amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Musher

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

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DogsongBrian's winterThe riverBrian'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