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Gary Paulsen


Author of more than 400 wilderness-themed brief stories, books, takes on, and magazine content articles intended for teenagers and adults. His most widely known functions consist of Dogsong, Woodsong, The Voyage from the Frog, and Experts of Catastrophe. He ran abroad and became a member of a carnival at age group fourteen. His child years was designated by trauma, a few of which he information in his 1993 function, Eastern Sun, Winter season Moon: An Autobiographical Odyssey. He was the receiver of multiple literary honors, like the 1997 Margaret Edwards Honor. Paulsen’s dad was an Military official on General Patton’s personnel during World Battle II, and he grew up mainly by his mom, grandmother, and aunts. He wedded Ruth Wright Paulsen and fathered three kids: Lance, Lynn, and Wayne. He was a keynote loudspeaker at an annual composing conference named following the renowned writer, Sinclair Lewis.

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Full Name Gary Paulsen
Date Of Birth May 17, 1939
Place Of Birth Minneapolis, MN
Profession Young Adult Author
Education Bemidji State University, University of Colorado Boulder
Nationality American
Spouse Ruth Wright Paulsen
Children Lynn Paulsen, James Wright, Lance Paulsen
Parents Eunice H. Paulsen, Oscar Paulsen
Siblings Bill Paulsen, Paulette Paulsen
Awards John Newbery Medal, Margaret Edwards Award, Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature, Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award, Regina Medal, Spur Award for Best Juvenile Fiction, Spur Award for Best Juvenile Nonfiction
Movies Snow Dogs, Nightjohn, A Cry in the Wild
Star Sign Taurus

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Snow Dogs2002book "Winterdance: the Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod" - suggestion
Nightjohn1996TV Movie book
A Cry in the Wild1990novel "Hatchet" / screenplay

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