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    • Winterdance

    • The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
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    Fueled by a passion for running dogs, Gary Paulsen entered the Iditarod - the 1,180-mile sled-dog race through the Alaskan wilderness - in dangerous ignorance and with a fierce determination. For 17 days, he and his team of dogs endured blinding wind, snowstorms, frostbite, dogfights, moose attacks, sleeplessness, hallucinations - and the relentless push to go on.  

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Field Trip

    • By: Gary Paulsen, Jim Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain, John H. Mayer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
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    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, Atticus and Conor, jump into their truck. Ben concocts a secret plan to make the tryout, but Atticus and Conor are on to him. Ben and Dad's road trip turns into a wacky adventure full of new friends and surprises.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Road Trip

    • By: Gary Paulsen, Jim Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain, John H. Mayer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
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    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 is told by Ben and Atticus. When their truck breaks down, they commandeer an old school bus, along with its mechanic, Gus. Next, they pick up Mia, a waitress escaping a tense situation. Only sharp-eyed Atticus realizes that Theo is on the run - and someone is following them.

    Regular price: £17.69

    • Brian's Hunt

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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    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 woods. He prefers being on his own in the natural world to civilization. When Brian finds a dog one night, a dog that is wounded and whimpering, he senses danger. The dog is badly hurt, and as Brian cares for it, he worries about his Cree friends who live north of his camp. With his new companion at his side, and with a terrible, growing sense of unease, he sets out to learn what happened.

    Regular price: £11.79

    • Nightjohn

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Michele-Denise Woods
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
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    Life on the Waller plantation is harsh and bleak. Twelve-year-old Sarny knows that it won’t be long before she will be forced to leave Mammy and join the other young women who serve the master’s household as breeders. Then one day a new slave arrives, bought from an overseer for a thousand dollars. He comes in a bad way, walking in front of the horses and Waller’s ready whip. His back is covered with scars as thick as Sarny’s hand, but he holds his head high.

    Regular price: £8.89

    • Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers

    • Reflections on Being Raised by a Pack of Sled Dogs
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Gary Paulsen
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
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    An experienced Iditarod racer, Gary Paulsen brings his love of the sport to readers on a personal level in this intimate essay about the life of a litter of pups born to pull sleds across the snowy frontier - and the marvel he experiences as he watches them grow and learn.

    Regular price: £8.39

    • The Legend of Bass Reeves

    • Being the True and Fictional Account of the Most Valiant Marshal in the West
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
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    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 as a true hero: Bass Reeves. In his day, Bass Reeves was the most successful federal marshal in the United States. True to the mythical code of the West, he never drew his gun first. He rounded up hundreds of outlaws and was shot at countless times but was never hit. Bass Reeves was born into slavery.

    Regular price: £13.59

    • Lawn Boy

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
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    "One day I was 12 years old and broke. I set out to mow some lawns with Grandpa's old riding mower. One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me about: the beauty of capitalism. Supply and demand. Diversifying labor. Distributing the wealth. 'It's groovy, man,' Arnold said. The grass grew, and so did business. Arnold invested my money in many things. One of them was a prizefighter. All of a sudden I was the sponsor of my very own fighter, Joey Pow."

    Regular price: £8.59

    • Father Water, Mother Woods

    • Essays on Fishing and Hunting in the North Woods
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
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    These essays recount his adventures alone and with friends, taking listeners through the seasons. In Paulsen’s north country, every expedition is a major one, and often hilarious. Once again Gary Paulsen demonstrates why he is one of America’s most beloved writers, for he shows us fishing and hunting as pleasure, as art, as companionship, and as source of life’s deepest lessons.

    Regular price: £10.19

    • Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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    It seemed like a normal school day until a horrible storm forced the very cautious school administration to make everyone hole up in a safe place. Six students find themselves stuck in a tiny, questionably smelly space - a school bathroom - with a stuffed cat for entertainment. Hijinks ensue, and the unexpected happens. They enter as strangers...and leave as friends.

    Regular price: £10.19

    • Allein in der Wildnis

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Johannes Steck
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
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    Brian ist zwölf und auf dem Weg zu seinem Vater, als der Pilot des kleinen Flugzeugs, mit dem der Junge unterwegs ist, an einem Herzinfarkt stirbt...

    Regular price: £9.49

    • The Transall Saga

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
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    Thirteen-year-old Mark Harrison has a week to hike across the desert. He will meet his parents on the other side. By his fourth day, he’s made good time. As he settles in for the night, he gazes up at the stars, feeling completely content. Suddenly, a blue light streams from the sky, jolting Mark into another dimension. Now, in a land filled with strange jungle animals and primitive tribes, Mark desperately battles hunger, armed enemies, and superhuman powers.

    Regular price: £20.39

    • Mr. Tucket

    • The Tucket Adventures, Book 1
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: John Randolph Jones
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
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    It is 1848, and Francis Tucket is heading west on the Oregon Trail with his family. Yesterday he celebrated his 14th birthday on the tailgate of a Conestoga wagon in the foothills of the Rockies. Today, he is going to practice with his new birthday present, a Lancaster rifle. Falling far behind the wagon train, Francis loses sight of his family and is kidnapped by Pawnee Indians.

    Regular price: £13.59

    • The Car

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
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    Fourteen-year-old Terry has parents who never paid him much attention. So when they both disappear after one of their all-too-frequent arguments, Terry isn’t exactly eager for them to come home. On his own, he occupies himself by assembling a car kit that’s been collecting dust in the garage for years. When the car is finished, Terry is pleased to discover it actually runs. Though he doesn’t know much about driving, he gets behind the wheel and heads west, with the notion of visiting an uncle in Oregon. But Terry’s plan takes a detour when he meets Shakespeare-quoting wanderer Waylon Jackson....

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    • Lawn Boy Returns

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
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    The summer I was 12, mowing lawns with Grandpa’s old riding mower turned into big business. With advice from Arnold the stockbroker, I learned all about making money.

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    • Canyons

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Peter Coyote
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
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    Coyote Runs, an Apache boy, takes part in his first raid. But he is to be a man for only a short time. More than 100 years later, while camping near Dog Canyon, 15-year-old Brennan Cole becomes obsessed with a skull he finds, pierced by a bullet. He learns it is the skull of an Apache boy executed by soldiers in 1864. A mystical link joins Brennan and Coyote Runs, and Brennan knows that neither boy will find peace until Coyote Runs' skull is carried back to an ancient sacred place.

    Regular price: £11.49

    • Fishbone's Song

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
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    Deep in the woods, in a rustic cabin, lives an old man and the boy he's raised as his own. This sage old man has taught the boy the power of nature and how to live in it and, more importantly, to respect it. In Fishbone's Song, this boy reminisces about the magic of the man who raised him and the tales that he used to tell - all true, but different each time.

    Regular price: £9.19

    • This Side of Wild

    • Mutts, Mares, and Laughing Dinosaurs
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
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    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 two Iditarods, survived the Minnesota wilderness, and climbed the Bighorns. None of this would have been possible without his truest companions: his animals.

    Regular price: £9.19

    • Family Ties

    • The Theory, Practice, and Destructive Properties of Relatives
    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
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    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, Kevin takes charge. Planning two weddings is a great way to impress his girlfriend, Tina Zabinski, the Most Beautiful and Best-Smelling Girl in the World.

    Regular price: £9.69

    • The Voyage of the Frog

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Kerin McCue
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
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    Fourteen-year-old David Alspeth is the owner of a 22-foot sailboat, an inheritance from his uncle Owen, who recently died of cancer. Uncle Owen’s last request before he died was that David should take his ashes out to sea, a job David would give anything to avoid. When he finally sets sail on calm, clear evening, David feels the weight of what he must do all around him. He can’t imagine life without Owen. David completes his task, but on the return trip home he is caught unawares by a freak storm. Stranded, with no compass, no radio, and only a few cans of food, it seems as if things couldn’t get any worse. But they do.

    Regular price: £13.59

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