Gary Paulsen

Longlist, 2015 National Book Awards

Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young people. He has written more than two hundred books for adults and young people, and is the author of three Newbery Honor titles: Dogsong, Hatchet, and The Winter Room. He divides his time between New Mexico, Alaska, and on the Pacific.
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This Side of Wild: Mutts, Mares, and Laughing Dinosaurs

This Side of Wild by Gary Paulsen book cover, 2015.
ISBN 9781481451505 Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

Gary Paulsen's understanding and admiration of animals is well known, and in This Side of Wild, which has taken a lifetime to write, he proves the ways in which they have taught him to be a better person. More about this book >

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Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young people. He has written more than two hundred books for adults and young people, and is the author of three Newbery Honor titles: DogsongHatchet, and The Winter Room. He divides his time between New Mexico, Alaska, and on the Pacific.

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