COVID-19 Response at Fishpond

Read what we're doing...

Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

GARY PAULSEN has written nearly two hundred books for young people, including the Newbery Honor Books Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room. He divides his time between a home in New Mexico and a boat on the Pacific Ocean.

Reviews

Gr 6 Up-In seven vignettes, Paulsen recounts the story of his lead dog, Cookie, as she mates and gives birth, and her puppies mature toward their destiny-to race and pull sleds. Readers are drawn into that special bond between driver and lead dog through Paulsen's real-life experiences racing in Minnesota. (Keep a tissue handy for the last chapter, "Last Run.") Ruth Wright Paulsen's occasional paintings add warmth and charm to the book. The audience for this title is a problem, due to Paulsen's direct and often nostalgic writing style, although interested teens will read it. Those who loved the author's Woodsong (S & S, 1990) will find this new, "slimmer" volume to be a welcome addition.-Mollie Bynum, formerly at Chester Valley Elementary School, Anchorage, AK

Paulsen is at the top of his form in this tribute to his sled dog Cookie, said PW in a starred review. It is easy to cross-shelve this book alongside adult titles, a love story every bit as much as an adventure story. Ages 10-up. (May) Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.

Nonstop action.--The New York Times Book Review
[set star] Readers . . . will find themselves along on a wonderful ride.--Kirkus Reviews (starred)

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers: Reflections on Being Raised by a Pack of Sled Dogs on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top