Review: WOODS RUNNER by Gary Paulsen

Books and Movies recently read and reviewed Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen for the American Revolution Reading Challenge in 2013.  Here’s a sample:

Paulsen knows how to write about boys for boys. His character was a real boy, placed in an impossible situation, who rose to the occasion and yet still retained his youth. I also enjoyed the short sections between chapters, in which Paulsen gives the reader a little information about the history and conditions of the time period.

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Review: SOLDIER’S HEART by Gary Paulsen

The Girl from Diary of an Eccentric recently read and reviewed Soldier’s Heart by Gary Paulsen for the U.S. Civil War Reading Challenge.  Here’s a snippet:

I thought this book was amazing!  Gary Paulsen wrote Hatchet, which I thought was just okay, but this book proved he could do better.  He makes you feel like you’re in Charley’s shoes, though some parts are disgusting, like when Charley wants to refill his canteen and he wonders why the water is red and sees dead bodies in the water.

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