Paulsen, Gary. Gone to the Woods: Surviving a Lost Childhood. Biog. Farrar, 01/2021. 357pp. $17.99. 978-0-374-31415-6. OUTSTANDING. GRADES 7-12. Gary Paulsen, author of Hatchet (Atheneum, 1987), offers this unusual episodic memoir written in third person [continue reading]
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