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The Quilt

The Quilt( )
Author: Paulsen, Gary
ISBN:978-0-7569-4781-1
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Perfection Learning Corporation
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

In 1944, a boy spends the summer with his grandmother near the Canadian border. With the men gone to war, the women are left to run the farms. When his cousin goes into labor, women come to help and to work on a quilt that contains stories of the boy's family.

Author Biography
Paulsen, Gary (Author)
Gary Paulsen was born on May 17, 1939 in Minnesota. He was working as a satellite technician for an aerospace firm in California when he realized he wanted to be a writer. He left his job and spent the next year in Hollywood as a magazine proofreader. His first book, Special War, was published in 1966. He has written more than 175 books for young adults including Brian's Winter, Winterkill, Harris and Me, Woodsong, Winterdance, The Transall Saga, Soldier's Heart, This Side of Wild, and Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books. Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room are Newbery Honor Books. He was the recipient of the 1997 Margaret A. Edwards Award for his lifetime achievement in writing for young adults.

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