Gary Paulsen is the winner of the ALA Margaret Edwards Award for his contribution to young adult literature, and is a three-time Newbery Honor winner, for Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room. His books have sold more than 35 million copies. He lives in New Mexico.
Gary Paulsen is the winner of the ALA Margaret Edwards Award for his contribution to young adult literature, and is a three-time Newbery Honor winner, for Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room. His books have sold more than 35 million copies. He lives in New Mexico. See less
The following is a personality profile of Gary Paulsen based on his work.
Gary Paulsen is genial and heartfelt.
He is calm-seeking, he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Gary Paulsen is also self-assured: he tends to feel calm and self-assured.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.
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