Gary Paulsen


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    General Fiction

    Oct-2015

    The Newbery Honor-winning author of "Hatchet "and "Dogsong" shares surprising true stories about his relationship with animals, highlighting their compassion, intellect, intuition, and sense of adventure. Gary Paulsen is an adventurer who competed in...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2015

    Father-and-son writing team Gary and Jim Paulsen pick up where their "Road Trip" left off. Ben has been invited to try out for a special hockey academy. But Dad wants Ben to catch up to the school field trip instead. So Ben, Dad, and their dogs, Atti...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    Family fun takes center stage in three-time Newbery Honor winner Gary Paulsen's hilarious novel for middle-school boys. Kevin Spencer is the glue that holds his family together. When his wacky relatives decide to have a double wedding in the backyard...

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    General Fiction

    May-2013

    Kevin - 4

    Some people lead and some people get out of the way. It's a universal rule. A cosmic inevitability. Kevin Spencer is one lucky guy. Tina Zabinski, the World's Most Beautiful, Most Perfect, Best-Smelling Girl, is finally his girlfriend. But now that h...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2013

    Dad and Ben haven't been getting along recently and Dad hopes a road trip to rescue a border collie will help them reconnect. But Ben is on to Dad's plan and invites Ben's thuggish buddy, Theo. The family dog, Atticus, comes along too and the story i...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2012

    Jake, Jojo, and Jamie, all 12-year-olds. Jake lives in a neighborhood controlled by violence and fear. He meets a sculptor across the street, and his eyes are opened to another world. Jojo is closer to her three dogs than to her foster family. When ...

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    General Fiction

    May-2012

    Kevin - 3

    Kevin gets serious about Tina Zabinski, the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. Finally, finally, he's worked up his courage -- he's going to ask her out. Or will his trademark scheming get in his way?...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2011

    Kevin - 2

    As a punishment for lying, Kevin has lost his allowance. He doesn't lie now, but he's broke. He's got to find a way to make money. Lots of it, so he can impress Tina Zabinski, the World's Most Beautiful Girl, and ask her on a date. So Kevin gets c...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2011

    Kevin - 1

    Kevin doesn't mean to make trouble when he lies. He's just really good at it, and it makes life so much easier. But as his lies pile up, he finds himself in big -- and funny -- trouble with his friends, family, and teachers. He's got to find a way to...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2010

    Roped into wacky attempts to break world records, imitate scenes from books, and other inspired ideas, Riley and Reed follow their fearless leader Henry into the wilderness, the bull-riding ring, a haunted house, cataclysmic collision with explosive ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2010

    Lawn Boy - 2

    Gary Paulsen’s funny follow-up to Lawn Boy is full of big surprises and big laughs. Lawn Boy says: The summer I was twelve, mowing lawns with Grandpa’s old riding mower turned into big business. With advice from Arnold the stockbroker, I lear...

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    Historical

    Jan-2010

    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. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun near Boston. But the...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2009

    "Sometimes having company is not all it's cracked up to be." Fifteen-year-old Finn is a loner, living with his dad and his amazing dog, Dylan. This summer he's hoping for a job where he doesn't have to talk to anyone except his pal Matthew. Then Joha...

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    Suspense

    May-2009

    Mudshark is the go-to guy for any mysteries that need solving. Lost your shoe? Can't find your homework? Ask Mudshark. That is, until the Psychic Parrot takes up residence in the school library and threatens to overturn Mudshark's position as the guy...

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    General Fiction

    May-2009

    In three stories—Escape from Fire Mountain; Hook ’Em, Snotty!; and Danger on Midnight River—the characters meet danger at every turn in the great outdoors and learn to face their fears head on. From a forest fire to a raging river to a scary bu...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    I should have seen it coming. A long time before it came I should have known. I was six or seven years old and there was a girl living next door named Peggy. She was a year older than me and a lot stronger and we were wrestling and she held me down.....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2007

    Gary Paulsen, three of whose novels, Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room, have been Newbery Honor books, focuses in Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers on Cookie, his longtime companion and lead dog in the Iditarod, the grueling Alaskan cross-country ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2007

    Lawn Boy - 1

    One day I was 12 years old and broke. Then Grandma gave me Grandpa's old riding lawnmower. I set out to mow some lawns. More people wanted me to mow their lawns. And more and more. . . . One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me ...

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    Historical

    Aug-2006

    Cowboy stories and movies about the Wild West are full of amazing characters. Yet many of the lawmen we think of as heroes were anything but some were violent scoundrels and outlaws themselves. Among all the lawmen of the frontier, one man stands out...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2005

    Ever open your locker and find that some joker has left something really weird inside? Seventh grader Dorso Clayman opens his and finds a dead body. Thirty seconds later, it disappears. It s not the first bizarre thing that has appeared in his locker...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2004

    Today, Molly - Learned her wacky grandma was coming to spend the day at school with her. - Lost her Notebook with everything that matters in it, including her homework. - Got a black eye - Tore her skirt And it’s only 9 a.m. Could things get a...

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    Historical

    2004

    Alida - 3

    1944. Wartime. A six-year-old boy goes to spend the summer with his grandmother Alida in a small town near the Canadian border. With the men all gone off to fight, the women are left to run the farms. There's plenty for the boy to do ? trying to help...

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    Thriller

    Dec-2003

    Brian's Saga - 5

    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. He has stood up to the challenge of surviving alone in the north woods. He prefers being on his own in the nat...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2003

    Newbery Honor author Gary Paulsen has long been an ardent supporter of books, reading, and literacy programs. To further the cause of ProLiteracy Worldwide, he asked prominent authors to write an original story; the only restriction was that each sto...

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    General Fiction

    May-2002

    The year is 2057. Endless wars have torn the USA apart and enslaved Americans to the evil CCR, the Confederation of Consolidated Republics. Growing up in wartime has made fourteen-year-old Cody Pierce wise in survival skills. Now he s The White Fox, ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2001

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2000

    The White Fox Chronicles -

    The year is 2057. Endless wars have torn the USA apart and enslaved Americans to the CCR, the Confederation of Consolidated Republics. Growing up in the wasteland of war has made 14-year-old Cody Pierce wise in survival skills, and now he's the White...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2000

    The talented Paulsens celebrate the work ethic with sensitivity and grace as they remind readers of the quiet dignity that exists in everyday lives. Provide(s) a song of praise to the unsung heroes in every child's world and to the simple satisfactio...

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    General Fiction

    2000

    For a sixteen-year-old boy out in the world alone for the first time, every day is an education in the hard work and boredom of migrant labor; every day teaches him something more about friendship, or hunger, or profanity, or lust always lust. He lea...

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    Historical

    2000

    Tucket - 5

    Five popular books in one volume--Francis Tucket's adventures in the West of 1847-1849 Fourteen-year-old Francis is heading west in a wagon train on the Oregon Trail when he's kidnapped by Pawnees. His adventures during the two-year search for his fa...

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    Historical

    Sep-1999

    Tucket - 4

    Gary Paulsen's popular Western saga continues in the fourth novel about Francis Tucket. Things look grim for Francis and his adopted family, Lottie and Billy. Without horses, water, or food, they're alone in a prairie wasteland, with the dreaded Coma...

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    Historical

    1999

    Alida - 2

    The wonderful grandmother whom listeners saw through the eyes of a young boy in The Cookcamp reaches out to him when he is fourteen, offering him a haven from his harsh and painful family life. She arranges a summer job for him on the farm where she ...

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    Thriller

    1999

    Brian's Saga - 4

    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. But now that's he's back in civilization, he can't find a way to make sense of hig...

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    Historical

    Sep-1998

    IN JUNE 1861, when the Civil War began, Charley Goddard left his farm and enlisted in the First Minnesota Volunteers. He was fifteen. He didn't rightly know what a "shooting war" meant, or what he was fighting for. All he knew was that he didn't want...

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    Fantasy

    May-1998

    Mark's solo camping trip in the desert turns into a terrifying and thrilling odyssey when a mysterious beam of light transports him to another time on what appears to be another planet. As Mark searches for a pathway back to his own time on Earth, he...

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    Action Adventure

    Apr-1998

    World of Adventure - 18

    When Andy Hawkes's parents are tragically killed by a hit-and-run driver, Andy is sent to live with his mysterious grandfather. Andy has only met Grandfather Hawkes once, at his parents' funeral. The old man seemed frail and sickly, and a little bit ...

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    Action Adventure

    Feb-1998

    World of Adventure - 17

    Katie, Sam, and their cousin Shala can't wait to get to San Marcos, New Mexico. There they are meeting Katie and Sam's dad, an anthropologist who's studying the ruins of the ancient cliff dwellers at El Debajo. But Dr. Crockett isn't there to meet th...

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    Action Adventure

    Dec-1997

    World of Adventure - 16

    Twins Jeremy and Jason Parsons are helping their grandma run the Thunder Valley Ski Lodge while their grandfather recuperates from a broken hip. When Grandma Parsons joins their grandfather at the hospital, the boys are left to take care of the lodge...

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    Action Adventure

    Oct-1997

    World of Adventure - 15

    Justin McCallister loves life on his aunt and uncle's Montana sheep ranch...until a grizzly bear begins terrorizing the livestock, injuring Justin's collie, Radar, and killing his pet lamb, Blue. Justin decides to take matters into his own hands and ...

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    Action Adventure

    Aug-1997

    World of Adventure - 14

    Winning a trip to a famous science laboratory, super-brain Zack and hoops fan Jeff become unlikely partners when a time machine sends them back to 1334 B.C. Egypt, where they must thwart a plot to kill King Tut. Original."...

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-1997

    World of Adventure - 13

    Moving to the mountain resort of Black Water Lake, thirteen-year-old Ryan Swanner is reassured that the myth about a fierce lake creature is untrue, until he sees something that convinces him that the creature really exists. Original."...

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    General Fiction

    May-1997

    Science turns slapstick in this humorous buddy novel by the three-time Newbery Honor winner. Harold Schernoff, 14-year-old science whiz and social nerd, has a theory for every problem, from dating to bullies to making money to sports. But when he and...

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    Historical

    Feb-1997

    Tucket - 3

    Five popular books in one volume--Francis Tucket's adventures in the West of 1847-1849 Fourteen-year-old Francis is heading west in a wagon train on the Oregon Trail when he's kidnapped by Pawnees. His adventures during the two-year search for his fa...

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    Action Adventure

    1997

    Culpepper Adventures - 28

    With his trench coat, sunglasses, and debonair James Bond air, Amos Binder is mistaken for a double agent and given a top secret assignment to fulfill, and looks to his best friend, Dunc, to bail him out....

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    Action Adventure

    1997

    Culpepper Adventures - 29

    Best buddies Dunc and Amos are at the winter sports events. A pretty skater needs their help to defect from North Korea, but suddenly Kim Su-Yong doesn't seem to remember asking the boys for their help. In fact, she's downright hostile. Does she have...

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    General Fiction

    1997

    Many readers of Nightjohn have wanted to know what happened to Sarny, the young slave whom Nightjohn taught to read. Here is Sarny's story, from the moment she leaves the plantation in the last days of the Civil War, suddenly a free woman in search o...

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    Action Adventure

    1997

    Culpepper Adventures - 30

    Dunc thinks Mr. Smith is just an old man who owns a junkyard and a mean junkyard dog. But Amos is convinced Mr. Smith is Lightning Man, a retired superhero, and the dog is his super sidekick. Meanwhile, Mr. Smith's sinister new neighbor, Professor Br...

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    Historical

    Sep-1996

    Murphy - 7

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-1996

    World of Adventure - 12

    Chosen One, The ancient palace lies in the Valley of Zon. It is imperative that you come immediately. You are my last hope. Look for the secret path. The stars will lead the way. Take care. The eyes of Mogg are everywhere. As if school bullies we...

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    Thriller

    Jun-1996

    Brian's Saga - 3

    In Gary Paulsen's classic novel Hatchet, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is stranded in the Canadian wilderness. To survive, he must rely on his intelligence, his instincts, and one tool: a hatchet. Finally, as millions of readers know, he is rescued...

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    Action Adventure

    May-1996

    World of Adventure - 11

    Jesse loves his job working at the local airport and cannot wait to turn sixteen and make his first free-fall jump from a plane, until he discovers that someone is using the airport to smuggle members of a Central American drug cartel into the ...

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-1996

    World of Adventure - 10

    Vowing to find the sunken ship of treasure that claimed his father's life, Tag Jones is unperturbed by rumors that the ship is haunted, but when he and his friend are asked to retrieve some sunken parcels, they find themselves in dangerous water....

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    Action Adventure

    1996

    Culpepper Adventures - 26

    Amos's big sister Amy is always dating rejects. But this time, her boyfriend was rejected by the grave! He's got pale skin, dark hair, mesmerizing eyes, an annoying tendency to disappear, and he wants to have the Culpeppers over for a late night Hall...

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    Action Adventure

    1996

    Culpepper Adventures - 25

    Anyone who knows Amos knows that in his case, dogs are definitely not man's best friends. Even his own dog growls and shows his teeth whenever Amos is around. Amos isn't exactly fond of Scruff either. It's a dog-eat-dog world. But when Scruff gets mi...

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    Action Adventure

    Jan-1996

    World of Adventure - 9

    Unhappy with his family's move to Folsum, New Mexico, Jim Stanton begins to suspect that something is not right with the town and with Folsum National Laboratories, headed by the creepy Jefferson Kincaid, a feeling that is reinforced by a myste...

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    Action Adventure

    Nov-1995

    World of Adventure - 8

    "Something loud crashed over their heads, and they could hear gravel and dirt hitting the top of the truck. It happened again and again. The last sound they heard was the scrape of a shovel picking up more dirt. Then it was quiet."""Where do you thin...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1995

    On a moonlit winter night, a team of dogs pulls a sled, taking the narrator and readers on a wondrous ride through the snow, into and out of the woods. It is a ride you'll wish would never end. Through this exquisite prose poem, Gary Paulsen shares t...

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    Action Adventure

    Sep-1995

    World of Adventure - 7

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-1995

    World of Adventure - 6

    Slow learner Daniel Martin escapes peer teasing by spending most of his time outdoors, and when a van crash plunges him and a gang of bullies in the river, Daniel must choose between saving himself and risking his life to save the others. ...

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-1995

    World of Adventure - 5

    "I've had enough..." Alex let go of her horse and hit Bobbie like a tigress, driving her back and knocking her on her rear. "Now we'll see if you have problems with your rump." Bobbie leapt to her feet. Her lips were tight. She stalked past Alex a...

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    Historical

    May-1995

    Murphy - 6

    Years ago when Al Murphy left his job as sheriff of Cincherville, he thought that his life as a lawman was finished. But when he arrives in New Mexico, he finds the opportunity to pin on the badge again, as he sets out after the gang who murdered a r...

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    General Fiction

    May-1995

    Power . . . Money . . . Guilt Tired of being poor, Steven s father, Corey, is certain that preaching the Word of the Lord is the way to fame and fortune. So father and son take off in their dilapidated truck, with a stolen Bible and a leaky army tent...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1995

    Survival in the wilderness Gary Paulsen writes about it so powerfully in his novels Hatchet, The River, Brian's Winter, Brian's Return, and Brian's Hunt because he s lived it. These essays recount his adventures alone and with friends, taking listene...

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-1995

    World of Adventure - 4

    Discovering a wrecked B-17 Bomber and the remains of its crew on Devil's Wall mountain, three young climbers, who have become trapped in the same area, learn from the navigator's diary that he used his dead crewman for food....

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1995

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    Action Adventure

    1995

    Culpepper Adventures - 23

    Amos is in love with Melissa, but when Melissa is suddenly interested in Amos, after ignoring him in the past, Dunc thinks something is fishy, in an adventure that features a Culpepper Cupid Quiz to test romantic know-how. ...

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    Action Adventure

    1995

    Culpepper Adventures - 24

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    General Fiction

    1995

    A treasured rifle passed down through generations is the cause of a tragic accident in this timely tale. With subtle mastery and precision, this tough, thought-provoking novel challenges the idea that firearms don't become instruments of destruction ...

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    General Fiction

    1995

    In simple and eloquent language, the author pays tribute to a cycle of life -- from seed to plant to tortilla. Workers till the black soil, operate the clanking machinery of the factory, and drive the trucks that deliver the tortillas back into the h...

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    Historical

    Jan-1995

    Tucket - 2

    The companion to Mr. Tucket, this book explores the Western frontier of 1840s America through Francis's exciting and unforgettable journey. A cool-headed survivor in the mold of Hatchet's protagonist . . . a heart-stopping good read.--Publisher's Wee...

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    Action Adventure

    Jan-1995

    World of Adventure - 3

    Thirteen year old Nikki Roberts hears a cry for help over her CB radio & sets out to rescue two children trapped by a forest fire. Poachers are also on Nikki's trail & they're determined to keep her from getting back to her family's hunting lodge ali...

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    Action Adventure

    Sep-1994

    World of Adventure - 1

    Discovering the secret of an ancient Apache legend in the damp, dark caverns of the Sacramento Mountains, Will ""Little Bear"" Tucker and his friend Sarah Thompson realize they are pursued by armed bandits and a headless Indian warrior. ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1994

    "To know things, for us to know things, is bad for them. We get to wanting and when we get to wanting it's bad for them. They thinks we want what they got . . . . That's why they don't want us reading." --"Nightjohn" "I didn't know what letters was, ...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1994

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1994

    Neglected by his parents, fourteen-year-old Terry Anders is used to taking care of things on his own. He even manages to assemble a car kit by himself. When the car is finished, Terry sets off from Cleveland to Portland in search of an uncle he barel...

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    Action Adventure

    1994

    Culpepper Adventures - 19

    In helping an extraterrestrial get back to his planet, Amos hides him under his bed while he and Dunc think of what to do, until Amos starts displaying new powers on the football field, and Dunc thinks the mysterious alien is behind it. ...

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    Action Adventure

    1994

    Culpepper Adventures - 18

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    Action Adventure

    1994

    Culpepper Adventures - 21

    Five . . . four . . . three . . . two . . .  Olympic superstar Francesco Bartoli is about to hurl  himself down the face of a mountain in another  attempt to clinch the world slalom speed record.  Cheering fans and snapping cameras are everyw...

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    Action Adventure

    1994

    Culpepper Adventures - 17

    During a weekend in Washington, D.C., with their fifth-grade class, Dunc and Amos come face to face with Amos's double, Prince Gustav of Muldavia, who asks Amos to switch places with him to uncover a traitor....

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    Action Adventure

    Dec-1993

    Culpepper Adventures - 20

    Dunc worries that Amos has gone too far when the latter dons a leather jacket, slicks back his hair, and adopts a nickname, in order to uncover a stolen stereo racket led by the tough new kid in school. ...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1993

    Told in both English and Spanish, "Sisters/Hermanas" tells of Rosa, a fourteen-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico City, and Traci, a fourteen-year-old from the suburbs of Houston. "Paulsen has done a masterful job of creating two well-developed, ...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1993

    In this collection of stories that reveal the strength and frailty of the human spirit, the award-winning author offers up the subject of human vulnerability with a spareness of language and an intensity of emotion that are the hallmarks of his ficti...

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    Historical

    Oct-1993

    Murphy - 5

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1993

    Revealing war's horrors through a child's eyes, this autobiography by an award-winning author recounts his life in the ravaged Philippines of World War II, discussing his alcoholic mother, his absent father, and his burgeoning sexuality. 20,000...

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    Action Adventure

    1993

    Culpepper Adventures - 8

    Deciphering a code they find in a library book, best friends for life Amos and Dunc stumble onto a burglary ring. The burglars' next target is the home of Melissa, the girl of Amos's dreams (who doesn't even know that he's alive). Amos longs to be a ...

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    Action Adventure

    1993

    Culpepper Adventures - 15

    When Dunc and Amos are invited to spend a week in Scotland, Dunc can already hear the bagpipes a-blowin'. But when the boys spend their first night in an ancient castle, it isn't bagpipes they hear. It's moans! Dunc hears groaning coming from inside ...

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    Action Adventure

    1993

    Culpepper Adventures - 10

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    Action Adventure

    1993

    Culpepper Adventures - 13

    It's Christmastime! And Dunc, Amos, and Amos's cousin, T.J., hit the mall for some serious shopping. But when the seasonal magic is threatened by some disappearing presents and Santa Claus himself is a prime suspect, the boys put their celebration on...

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    General Fiction

    1993

    This summer will be different. That's for sure. When an eleven-year-old city boy is dropped off to stay on a farm with relatives, he doesn't know what to expect. His cousin Harris soon takes care of that. Harris is rude and crude and finds trouble at...

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    Action Adventure

    1993

    Culpepper Adventures - 14

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    Action Adventure

    Dec-1992

    Culpepper Adventures - 7

    Dunc's not afraid of ghosts, although Amos is sure that the old Rambridge house is haunted by the ghost of Blackboard the Pirate. Then the best friends meet Eddie, a meek man who claims to be impersonating Blackbeard's ghost in order to live in the h...

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    Action Adventure

    Oct-1992

    Culpepper Adventures - 6

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1992

    Paulsen captures a vanishing way of life and offers a lyrical tribute to the american farm. “Paulsen’s prose is realistic and down-to-earth....Ruth Wright Paulsen’s paintings are an invitation to pause and imagine...a delight” (Christ...

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    Action Adventure

    Sep-1992

    Culpepper Adventures - 5

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    Action Adventure

    Aug-1992

    Culpepper Adventures - 4

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-1992

    Culpepper Adventures - 3

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-1992

    Culpepper Adventures - 1

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-1992

    Culpepper Adventures - 2

    In hot pursuit of a band of doll thieves, Dunc Culpepper and his accident-prone sidekick Amos do some serious snooping when a doll that once belonged to Charles Dickens is stolen from a doll exhibition at a local mall. ...

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    Historical

    1992

    "It comes on everybody at a certain time in their life to not believe in Santa Claus," says the narrator of A Christmas Sonata. For him it came when he was a small boy during the Second World War and stumbled across his neighbor putting on a Santa su...

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    General Fiction

    1992

    Fourteen-year-old John Barron is asked, like his father and grandfather before him, to spend the summer taking care of their sheep in the haymeadow. Six thousand sheep. John will be alone, except for two horses, four dogs, and all those sheep. Joh...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1991

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    Historical

    Mar-1991

    Alida - 1

    In 1944 a little boy is sent to stay with his grandmother. Grandma cooks for nine men who are building a road from Minnesota to Canada. Living in the forest is a great adventure. The little boy helps his grandmother, who gives him her love and del...

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    Thriller

    1991

    Brian's Saga - 2

    "We want you to do it again." These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days with nothing but a small hatchet. Yet he survived. Now the government wants h...

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    Historical

    Dec-1990

    Murphy - 4

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1990

    For a rugged outdoor man and his family, life in northern Minnesota is a wild experience involving wolves, deer, and the sled dogs that make their way of life possible. Includes an account of the author's first Iditarod, a dogsled race across Alaska....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1990

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1990

    Jacob Freisten's goal in life is to be unnoticed. He's perfect at gliding past the jocks' lockers and sneaking into his English class. But he won't be unnoticed now. If he wants to pass English, he has to work for extra credit on the stage crew of th...

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    General Fiction

    1990

    Two boys, separated by the canyons of time and two vastly different cultures, face the challenges by which they become men. Coyote Runs, an Apache boy, takes part in his first raid--the one that will usher him into manhood. He is to be a man for but...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1989

    Following the turn of the seasons, eleven year old Eldon traces the daily routines of his life on a farm and his relationship with his older brother Wayne. During the winter, with little work to be done on the farm, Eldon and Wayne spend the quiet ho...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1989

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    Historical

    May-1989

    Murphy - 3

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1989

    ONE BOY'S TALE OF SURVIVAL ON AN UNFORGIVING SEA.... Fourteen-year-old David was only trying to fulfill his uncle's last wish when he set sail on the Frog. He wasn't ready for the way the world seems to disappear out on the ocean, and he certainly wa...

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    Historical

    Mar-1988

    Murphy - 2

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    General Fiction

    1988

    Every morning fifteen-year-old Wil Neuton gets up, brushes his teeth, leaves the house, and rows away from shore. He's discovered the island -- a place where he can go to be alone and learn to know nature -- and himself. On the island he watches the ...

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    General Fiction

    1987

    A critically acclaimed tearjerker from a master storyteller: On one side of the border is brutality and heartache; on the other side--a new life. 14yo Manny is an orphan in Juarez, Mexico. He competes with his bigger, meaner rivals for the coins Amer...

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    Thriller

    1987

    Brian's Saga - 1

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    1985

    In the Old Days There Were Songs Something is bothering Russel Susskit. He hates waking up to the sound of his father's coughing, the smell of diesel oil, the noise of snow machines starting up. Only Oogruk, the shaman who owns the last team ...

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    1984

    IF I TOUCH THE DEER, DEATH WILL BE CHEATED For John Borne's family, hunting has nothing to do with sport or manliness. It's a matter of survival. Every fall John and his grandfather go off into the woods to shoot the deer that puts meat on the table...

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    1983

    Once in a lifetime someone truly out of the ordinary comes along -- and your world will never be the same. He appeared with the hockey season in 1958, and that winter dancing Carl was king of the rinks. Some said he looked like a drunk and a bum i...

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    1983

    Carley would rather have been anywhere but here: a town deep in Minnesota s farm country, with nothing plentiful except poverty. Still, staying with his Uncle David and his family was better than reform school which was where Carley was heading. Some...

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    Suspense

    May-1981

    A sniper was loose on the Chicago strip. And the city was running scared. He killed from the rooftops, swiftly, terribly and at random. He shot secretaries, tourists, even policemen - anyone who came within range of his high-powered rifle. And he van...

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    1981

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    1980

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    May-1979

    A SEARING MEGATON OF DOUBLE-EDGED DISASTER Monstrous, unstoppable, the meteorite hurtled toward a major American City. Within hours its journey would end in a flaming inferno of terror and death. As Foreman, veteran satellite tracker, raced against...

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    1978

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    1978

    An Indian brave stands poised to shoot a white deer drinking from a pool of water in the moonlight. It is only a dream -- a recurring nightmare that haunts fifteen-year-old Janet Carson -- but it is a dream that will change her forever. Janet, one o...

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    1977

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    1977

    Carl and his cousin are lost and getting desperate when they find the shack hidden in the woods. It's their only chance for shelter--but who could be living way out there? Then they see the Foxman. As he welcomes the boys, he grabs his mask--too late...

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    1977

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    1977

    His uncle wanted him to stay home and work the farm. But the boy knew there was a world out there he had to see. Yet being a runaway meant you were outside the law fair game. That s how he got caught on the farm gang. There was no way out, until Tilt...

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    1977

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    1976

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    1976

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    1968

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    1968

    Tucket - 1

    Five popular books in one volume--Francis Tucket's adventures in the West of 1847-1849 Fourteen-year-old Francis is heading west in a wagon train on the Oregon Trail when he's kidnapped by Pawnees. His adventures during the two-year search for his fa...

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    1966

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    The story is all true and happened to me and is mine. Tony s mom, Al, is a terrific single mother who works as a dancer at the Kitty Kat Club. Twelve-year-old Tony is a budding artist, inspired by backstage life at the club. When some of his drawings...

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