Woodsong (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, May 29, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
172 Reviews
Gary Paulsen has had a life as exciting as fiction!

Gary Paulsen, three-time Newbery Honor author, is no stranger to adventure. He has flown off the back of a dogsled and down a frozen waterfall to near disaster, and waited for a giant bear to seal his fate with one slap of a claw. He has led a team of sled dogs toward the Alaskan Mountain Range in an Iditarod -- the grueling, 1,180-mile dogsled race -- hallucinating from lack of sleep, but he determined to finish.
     Here, in vivid detail, Paulsen recounts several of the remarkable experiences that shaped his life and inspired his award-winning writing.
  

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User Review  - Cain - Goodreads

This book was okay. Paulson does a great job at painting pictures and allowing the reader into his head. The story is slow and disjointed. We learn what the author learns, but there is no real problem ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joseph Basile - Goodreads

I think that it is okay but in some spots it could of been better. I liked it cause it was about dogs and I like dogs. I thought it could use a little more detail then what it had. I rate this book 3 of 5 stars because it didn't have enough detail and it didn't have a plot Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
21
Section 4
42
Section 5
94
Section 6
103
Section 7
115
Section 8
120
Section 9
122
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About the author (2012)

Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young readers. He has written more than one hundred book for adults and young readers, and is the author of three Newbery Honor titles: Dogsong, Hatchet, and The Winter Room. He lives in New Mexico, Alaska, and on the Pacific.

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