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Northwind is an historical fiction novel by Gary Paulsen, his last before passing away in 2021. Leif has been told where to go his whole life by adults who owned him, but when a terrible ship brings death to his settlement, he finds himself alone. 250 altre parole


Audiobook Review: Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Title: Hatchet
Author: Gary Paulsen
Genre: Middle Grade / Classics / Adventure
Publication Date: September 30th, 1987
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers: Richard Jackson… 502 altre parole

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How to Train Your Dad

By: Gary Paulsen

Synopsis: From the legendary author of Hatchet, a laugh-out-loud misadventure about a boy, his free-thinking dad, and the puppy-training pamphlet that turns their summer upside down. 602 altre parole


How to Train Your Dad -- Review

Thought for the Day:

“Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” 697 altre parole

Decolonizing Hatchet: A Critical Pedagogy Perspective on Indigenous Erasure

This one feels controversial. Did I take an ax (pun intended) to an innocent children's book? Sort of. But I take a decolonial position that I have never seen applied to Gary Paulsen's work. 2.014 altre parole

FIC PAU (Reviewing "Northwind")

So traditionally, a Gary Paulsen novel wouldn’t be the first thing I reach for to read. I reach “Hatchet” in 5th grade (like so many millennials did) and while I enjoyed it, I wasn’t overly enamored with it. 1.109 altre parole

Gary Paulsen: Gone, But His Voice Lives

It was “like peeling an onion.”

Gary Paulsen used those words to describe how he felt while writing his memoir, Gone to the Woods: … 416 altre parole