Born March 21, 1985 in Palestine, Texas. In his childhood he overcame alot of childhood tragedy to become a star running back for the University of Oklahoma now in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings.
In 1993, Gary Paulsen wrote the book Nightjohn. Nightjohn is a book set in the 1850s, during slavery. It shows the thoughts and views of a twelve year old girl named Sarny. Sarny is a black slave girl, who is uneducated, malnourished, and living life the best she can. Suddenly, a man by the name of Nightjohn is brought to the plantation. Sarny traded tobacco for learning the alphabet from Nightjohn. Nightjohn ran away one night, and was thought to never return, but actually he created a hidden, underground school. Nightjohn could have been inspired by two interviews, Uncle Billy McCrea’s and Walter Calloway’s.
From a young age, George Pullman had a very positive attitude towards life. He was born in 1831 near Buffalo, New York (Burgan). Pullman was one of ten
Paulsen has published many great books in his career. He wrote more than 175 books and more than 200 articles. (Gary Paulsen."). He has had lots of experience with writing books causing each one to get better and better. Paulsen's love for dog sledding have took a huge part in creating some of his amazing books such as Wood song and Dogsong. (Gary Paulsen."). Yet another newbery award winner. He is a three-time Newbery Honor winner, Gary Paulsen is also winner of the 1997 Margaret A. Edwards Award, which honors an author’s lifetime contribution to writing books for teenagers.
Gary Paulsen, was born on May 17, 1939 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Although he didn’t have an idyllic childhood, and was unsuccessful in his school days, he still managed to become a successful author. Paulsen has written over 40 books and 200 magazines, earning many awards. Some awards that Paulsen has received are three of the Newbery Honor Book awards, the IRA-CBC Children's Choice award , and the ALA Best Book for Young Adults award. Paulsen was also honored in 1991 by the National Council of Teachers of English. For his contributions to young adult literature, Paulsen was given their ALAN Award.
When we were assigned to research a children’s book author, I was immediately overwhelmed by the hundreds of books I read when I was a child and adolescent. But, after a while of sifting through my memories I realized that that was what I did not want to write about; wonderful and inspiring but stagnant memories. I wanted to write about something that was still alive with me after all these years, something that directly affected how and what I teach my students. The answer came to me through the simple word of, “Hatchet”. Through his vast array of literature, Gary Paulsen has taken not only my imagination but thousands of children’s imaginations on wild adventures to far off places and sometimes to personal places where we can learn to discover our own selves.
The main character in the story Bass Reeves written by Gary Paulsen, Bass reeves is a little boy.
Born on April 9, 1898 in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson was the youngest of five children. His father was a runaway slave who went on to graduate from Lincoln University, and his mother came from a family of Quakers who worked for the abolition of slavery. His family was familiar with hardship and the determination to rise above it. His own life was no less challenging.
Gary Paulsen’s whole life reflects his life of adventures and survival in the wilderness and his writing reflects his experiences. Living in the remote Minnesota woods Paulsen released Some Birds Don't Fly in 1966 (Trelease), and began his professional writing career and now has achieved three Newbery Honor Books with his novels - Hatchet, The Winter Room and Dogsong (Pendergast). Paulsen’s most popular book, Hatchet, a story of a young boy named Brian who lands a plane after the pilot dies from a heart attack and must survive in the remote wilderness alone, reflects some of Paulsen’s real life experiences when he used to answer emergency calls and deal with many heart attack victims (Paulsen
Max Paulson was charged with driving carelessly and injuring a biker. The time was approximately 7 pm on April 23rd. The biker was injured in the crosswalk as the driver was making a left turn.
Gary paulsen was born on May 17,1939 in minneapolis, minnesota. When gary was young he loved to read and write books. When his first book got issued he got right to his basement and started reading the book nonstop. He also read other books in his basement.
Dustin Lee Hoffman was born on August 8, 1937 in Los Angeles California. His parents, Lillian and Henry Hoffman. His mother was a jazz pianist, and his father worked as a prop/stage director.
Award-winning Gary Paulsen is known for his work on a global scale, but does the world know the motivation behind the pen? With over 26 million books in print, Gary Paulsen is most commonly associated with his works based towards readers of all ages. What many people do not know is that Paulsen specifically quit writing his work geared towards adults in 1996. He claimed he made this change out of frustration. When pressed about the matter, Paulsen revealed that he wanted to write for those “who matter”; those he hopes to positively impression on; those who take the time to read his stories and find purpose; those who have the power to change the world; those who are most commonly known as children.
Gary is originally from Chesapeake, Virginia. He has lived in the Atlanta area for the past 30 years. Gary has been married to his wife, Karen, for 42 years. They have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. He coached his sons in competitive soccer when they were growing up and now enjoys watching his grandson play at the same level.
Paul McCartney was born June 18, 1942, in Liverpool, England. His contribution in the Beatles in the 1960s helped pop music ascend from its origins in the entertainment business and morphed it into a highly respected creative commercial art form. He also remains as one of the most prominent solo performers of all time in terms of both recordings at his concerts and sales of his attendants.