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 3,603
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,947
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,964

    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
    • Gripping! Life inspiring story.

    • By Tara on 12-14-07

    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 808
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 700
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 699

    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 805
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 665
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 665

    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 345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302

    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 308
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274

    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 188
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    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

    • The Transall Saga

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    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

    • Woodsong

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Gary Paulsen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    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
    • Great story for animal lovers!

    • By Tim on 08-30-12

    Regular price: $14.60

    • This Side of Wild

    • Mutts, Mares, and Laughing Dinosaurs
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    In This Side of Wild, which has taken a lifetime to write, Paulsen proves the ways in which animals have taught him to be a better person....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is an enjoyable read.

    • By Annie on 02-15-16

    Regular price: $9.44

    • Dogsong

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    The graphic, coming-of-age tale of a modern Eskimo lad and his consuming vision quest and harrowing struggle for survival....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ponderous narration of a coming of age back to basics story

    • By Kaui on 07-31-15

    Regular price: $17.49

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