Gary Paulsen
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Gary Paulsen

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 Newberry Honor titles: Dogsong, Hatchet, and The Winter Room. He divides his time among Alaska, New Mexico, Minnesota, and the Pacific.

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    • Hatchet

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Peter Coyote
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,808
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,143

    Newbery Award-winner Gary Paulsen's best-known book comes to audio in this breathless, heart-gripping drama about a boy pitted against the wilderness with only a hatchet and a will to live...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By Raquel Aceves-Mittman on 02-14-12

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The River

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Peter Coyote
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 862
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 752
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 751

    These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for 54 days with nothing but a small hatchet....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 10 y.o. boy gives 2 thumbs up

    • By Christine (and Alex) on 02-24-13

    Regular price: $12.53

    • Brian's Winter

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 853
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 713
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 712

    In Hatchet, 13-year-old Brian Robeson learned to survive alone in the Canadian wilderness, armed only with his hatchet....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful survival tale!

    • By Susan on 07-20-09

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Brian's Return

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Peter Coyote
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325

    As millions of readers of Hatchet, The River, and Brian's Winter know, Brian Robeson survived alone in the wilderness by finding solutions to extraordinary challenges....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • i only wish this wasn't the end

    • By Lindsay jessee on 07-16-17

    Regular price: $12.53

    • Brian's Hunt

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    Millions of readers of Hatchet, The River, Brian’s Winter, and Brian’s Return know that Brian Robeson is at home in the Canadian wilderness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yes!

    • By Vos H on 11-30-17

    Regular price: $12.53

    • Woods Runner

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read/listen for boys!

    • By Angela on 04-30-15

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Lawn Boy

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    Gary Paulsen's comic story about a summer job becomes a slapstick lesson in business as one boy turns a mountain of grass into a mountain of cash....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My students loved it!

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-08-18

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Guts

    • The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Here are the real events that inspired Gary Paulsen to write Brian Robeson’s story in Hatchet, The River, Brian’s Winter, Brian’s Return, and Brian's Hunt....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite parts

    • By Vos H on 12-25-17
    • The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Series: Hatchet
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 10-19-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 114 ratings

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Transall Saga

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    Thirteen-year-old Mark Harrison has a week to hike across the desert....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A sequel is much needed!

    • By Ye hao on 09-05-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Harris and Me

    • A Summer Remembered
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 125

    “I’m 11-years-old, from the city, and my parents are mean alcoholics. One day the deputy takes me away to live with some distant relatives on their sprawling farm in the country"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Miracle Elixir (If laughter is best med)

    • By J. Fullmer on 12-13-14

    Regular price: $13.99

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