Gary Paulsen A Student Companion by James B. Blasingame
  

Gary Paulsen A Student Companion

Written by James B. Blasingame
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Part of the Teen Reads: Student Companions to Young Adult Literature Series

RRP £39.00

Synopsis

Gary Paulsen A Student Companion by James B. Blasingame

Gary Paulsen, a three-time Newbery Honor winner, has written over 175 books for young adults and adults for over twenty years. His stories of adventure and survival are beloved by readers, teachers, librarians, and critics. This volume examines a sample of the most widely-known and widely-studied books by Paulsen. A biographical chapter demonstrates how Paulsen's life experiences, notably the Iditarod, have influenced his writing. Each book is analyzed for plot, characterization, setting, and themes, written at a level that is accessible for young readers, yet providing in-depth information for older readers. Books analyzed in this volume include: -Brian's Winter -Dogsong -Hatchet -The Island -Winter Room

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lives and understand their favorite books better, as well as to emphasize how special and enriching reading and literary study can be for young, eager readers.

About the Author

James B. Blasingame is an Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University. Prof. Blasingame is co-editor of the ALAN review and has written numerous articles on YA literature.

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Format

Hardback
184 pages

Author

James B. Blasingame
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Publisher

Greenwood Press an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

30th August 2007

ISBN

9780313335327


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