Gary Paulsen, one of America's most popular writers for young people, has also won acclaim for his books for adults, including The Madonna Stories, Clobbered Dirt, Sweet Grass, and Eastern Sun, Winter Moon.
Gary Paulsen, one of America's most popular writers for young people, has also won acclaim for his books for adults, including The Madonna Stories, Clobbered Dirt, Sweet Grass, and Eastern Sun, Winter Moon. See less
The following is a personality profile of Gary Paulsen based on his work.
Gary Paulsen is genial and heartfelt.
He is calm-seeking, he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Gary Paulsen is also self-assured: he tends to feel calm and self-assured.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.
This is an outstanding book and on my list of "Best Ever Read". It was passed from 3 grown
sons, to both parents, a son in law (who enjoyed it so much that he bought a copy for his mother) , and a ... Read More
This book, about a teenage boy who is forced to confront the horrors of war, is full of information about the Revolutionary War and life at that time. It's an exciting story that keeps the reader ... Read More
This was a very unique book. I enjoyed every chapter, as I learned about each new dog that passed through Gary Paulsen's life. All of them true stories, of course. I do like the author's writing ... Read More