Dogteam by Gary Paulsen

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On a moonlit winter night, a team of dogs pulls a sled, taking the narrator and readers on a wondrous ride through the snow, into and out of the woods. It is a ride you'll wish would never end.

Through this exquisite prose poem, Gary Paulsen shares the joy, the beauty, and the grandeur of the outdoors. With his joyous text and Ruth Wright Paulsen's exuberant and expressive illustrations, Dogteam is a celebration of nature, a dance that invites everyone to join in.

About Gary Paulsen

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Gary Paulsen is the author of more than 100 books and the winner of numerous awards, including three Newbery Honors and the Golden Spur Award for Best Young Adult Western.
Published October 1, 1995 by Perfection Learning. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The author and his wife celebrate their longtime avocation of training sled dogs (Gary Paulsen has twice run the Iditarod).

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Gary Paulsen's rhythms mimic the panting, brisk pace of the running dogs, as in the description of the wolves they encounter: ``they run with us, pace the dogs, pace our hearts and our lives and then turn, turn away in the blue dark.'' The technique, however, is easily overdone: ``Away from camp,...

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The Newbery Honor author, a two-time participant in the Iditarod, describes the thrill of a winter's night run with a team of sled dogs. Ages 4-8. (Nov.)

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