WorldCat Identities

Paulsen, Gary

Overview
Works: 790 works in 4,370 publications in 18 languages and 246,465 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Action and adventure fiction  Young adult works  Autobiographies  Historical fiction  Spy fiction  Biographical fiction 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Performer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.P2843, FIC
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Most widely held works about Gary Paulsen
 
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Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Book )

286 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 11,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

82 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,534 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
Brian's winter by Gary Paulsen( Book )

84 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instead of being rescued from a plane crash, as in the author's book Hatchet, this story portrays what would have happened to Brian had hebeen forced to survive a winter in the wilderness with only his survival pack and hatchet
The river by Gary Paulsen( Book )

96 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,265 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. Sequel to "Hatchet."
Woods runner by Gary Paulsen( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,356 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
Brian's return by Gary Paulsen( Book )

51 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,342 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 winter room by Gary Paulsen( Book )

40 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,167 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
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 held by 3,895 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
Brian's hunt by Gary Paulsen( Book )

42 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,800 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
Notes from the dog by Gary Paulsen( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,675 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
Molly McGinty has a really good day by Gary Paulsen( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,601 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
Soldier's heart : a novel of the Civil War by Gary Paulsen( Book )

46 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,457 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
Lawn boy by Gary Paulsen( Book )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,294 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
Harris and me : a summer remembered by Gary Paulsen( Book )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,253 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
Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen( Book )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarny a female slave first sees Nightjohn when he is brought there with a rope around his neck. He had escaped to freedom, but he came back - came back to teach reading. Knowing that the penalty for slaves reading is death
Tracker by Gary Paulsen( Book )

64 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,125 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
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Recording )

67 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,993 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 )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,929 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 )

44 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,921 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 )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,813 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
 
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DogsongBrian's winterThe riverWoods runnerBrian's returnThe winter roomThe legend of Bass Reeves : being the true and fictional account of the most valiant marshal in the WestBrian's hunt
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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