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4.60(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.70(d)
12 - 17 Years
About the Author
Gary Paulsen is a prolific American writer of young adult literature, best known for coming-of-age stories about the wilderness. Three of Paulsen's books were given Newbery Honors: Dogsong, Hatchet, and The Winter Room. Paulsen joined a carnival at the age of 14 and had many jobs before deciding to be a writer: engineer, construction worker, ranch hand, truck driver, sailor, and even an Iditarod dogsled racer, which all have contributed to his vast bibliography.
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Sarney the slave girl who learend to read in Night John!Extraordinary things happend to Sarney, from the moment she fled the plantation in the last days of the Civil War,suddently a free woman in search of her sold away children.Sarny's search brings her to New Orleans and to the home of the mysterious and renarkible Miss Laura.Like Night John, Miss Laura chandges Sarney's Life,and helps Sarney to pass Night John's gift on to new geerations. This riveting saga by master storyteller Gary Paulsen followes sarney untel her last days in the 1930s, andgives readers a panoramic view of Amerca in time of trial, tragedy, and hoped-for change.
One of William Faulkner's finest novels, As I Lay Dying was originally published in 1930,
and remains a captivating and stylistically innovative work. The story revolves around a grim yet darkly humorous pilgrimage, as Addie Bundren's family sets out to ...
Serena is the new girl in town, and she has snagged a cool boyfriend, who
seems amazing ... until she learns the truth. White Lightning Books addresses a wide variety of themes and interests in a narrow range of reading ...
WHEN YOU GROW up in a small town in the north woods, you have to
make your own excitement. High spirits, idiocy, and showing off for the girls inspire Gary Paulsen and his friends to attempt:• Shooting waterfalls in a ...
Nasreen and Mia are two very different girls. But they stand out at Arondale High.
And kids make assumptions about the only Muslim and the new black girlthe only African Americanin school. The bullying escalates, and the girls come up ...
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house
to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, ...