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My Life in Dog Years

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· Yearling
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· June 8, 1999 · $6.99 · 978-0-440-41471-1 (0-440-41471-7)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Gary Paulsen has owned dozens of unforgettable and amazing dogs. In each chapter he tells of one special dog, among them Cookie, the sled dog who saved his life; Snowball, the puppy he owned as a boy in the Philippines; Ike, his mysterious hunting companion; Dirk, the grim protector; and his true friend Josh, a brilliant border collie.

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* "Guaranteed to charm animal lovers and Paulsen's fans. . . . Something to please at every turn of the page. . . . This honest, unpretentious celebration of dogs further entrenches his reputation as an author who is as successful at writing nonfiction as he is at writing novels."
--Booklist, starred review

"Paulsen is a master storyteller with a dry wit. . . . Gives readers a real sense of how the man looks at these animals."
--School Library Journal

* "Here's a treat to make Paulsen fans sit up and beg for more.... His writing percolates with energetic love."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

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WINNER 1999 - ALA Quick Pick for Young Adult Reluctant Readers
NOMINEE 2001 - Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award
WINNER 1999 - Maine Student Book Master List

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

GARY PAULSEN is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, His most recent books are Lawn Boy Returns, Woods Runner, Notes from the Dog, Mudshark, Lawn Boy, Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day, The Time Hackers, and The Amazing Life of Birds (The Twenty Day Puberty Journal of Duane Homer Leech).

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