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 4,138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,419
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,437

    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 934
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 820
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 817

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific!!

    • By RavenKane on 05-29-17

    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 939
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 784
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 782

    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 408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353

    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 363
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321

    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 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    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

    • Winterdance

    • The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Fueled by a passion for running dogs, Gary Paulsen entered the Iditarod - the 1,180-mile sled-dog race through the Alaskan wilderness - in dangerous ignorance and with a fierce determination....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Lawn Boy

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    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

    • Woodsong

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Gary Paulsen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    The award-winning creator of popular survival stories turns his attention to his own real life adventures in Minnesota and Alaska as he prepares for the grueling Iditarod sled dog race....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Why I like this book

    • By Julie on 02-24-17

    Regular price: $14.60

    • 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 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Guts

    • By Lisa Jackson on 03-12-19
    • 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 124 ratings

    Regular price: $10.49

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