The Transall Saga by Gary Paulsen

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Find yourself in another world in The Transall Saga, the latest adventure from Gary Paulsen:

Mark's solo camping trip to the desert begins as any other camping trip, until a mysterious beam of light appears.  The trip turns into a terrifying and thrilling adventure when the light beam transports Mark into another time, and what appears to be another planet!  Although he is searching for his way back to earth, in the meantime he is forced to make a life in this unknown world.  He meets primitive tribes and shares the joy of human bonds, but this end of isolation in the new world also brings war and a struggle for power.

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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 December 18, 2007 by Laurel Leaf. 258 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Instead the story is filled with some powerful if old-fashioned archetypes engaged in fairly primal give-and-take: Mark kills a horrible beast and thereby rescues a young maiden from its clutches;

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Mysteriously transported to a strange place and time, 13-year-old Mark learns to survive.

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There are raids, escapes and brushes with the Tsook overlord, the Merkon, who takes a frighteningly keen interest in Mark.

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