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Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen (1939-2021) wrote more than two hundred books for children and adults, including the recent acclaimed memoir Gone to the Woods: Surviving a Lost Childhood , and the survival adventure Northwind . Three of his novels-- Hatchet , Dogsong , and The Winter Room --were Newbery Honor books. In 1997, he received the ALA's Margaret A. Edwards Award for his contribution to young adult literature. His books have sold over 35 million copies around the world. garypaulsenauthor.com

Personality Profile For Gary Paulsen

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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