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Paulsen, Gary

Overview
Works: 634 works in 3,017 publications in 13 languages and 250,584 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Young adult works  Anecdotes  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Performer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.P2843, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about Gary Paulsen
 
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Hatchet by Gary Paulsen( Book )

198 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 11,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive initially 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 )

65 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,577 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 )

65 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,992 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
Brian's winter by Gary Paulsen( Book )

40 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and German and held by 4,644 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 he been forced to survive a winter in the wilderness with only his survival pack and hatchet
The winter room by Gary Paulsen( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,273 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 4,092 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
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 2008 in English and held by 3,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life of Bass Reeves
Brian's return by Gary Paulsen( Book )

31 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having survived alone in the wilderness, Brian finds that he can no longer live in the city but must return to the place where he really belongs
Molly McGinty has a really good day by Gary Paulsen( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 3,645 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 )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,542 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
Soldier's heart : a novel of the Civil War by Gary Paulsen( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,451 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
Brian's hunt by Gary Paulsen( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 3,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after having survived a plane crash into the Canadian wilderness, a sixteen-year-old returns to the wild to befriend a wounded dog and hunt a rogue bear
Harris and me : a summer remembered by Gary Paulsen( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,338 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 )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,215 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 )

43 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,209 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 )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,100 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 )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,962 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
Mr. Tucket by Gary Paulsen( Book )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,916 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 )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,875 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
 
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Alternative Names
Garrisen, Paul 1939-

Gary Paulsen American writer

Gary Paulsen amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Gary Paulsen crivain amricain

Paulsen, Gary 1939-

Polsens, Gerijs

Гари Полсен

פאולסן, גארי 1939-

פאולסן, גרי

غاري بولسن، 1939-

ポールセン, ゲイリー

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DogsongThe riverBrian's winterThe winter roomWoods runnerThe legend of Bass Reeves : being the true and fictional account of the most valiant marshal in the WestBrian's returnMolly McGinty has a really good day