The Island by Gary Paulsen audiobook

The Island

By Gary Paulsen
Read by Jeff Woodman

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664409927

  • ISBN: 9781664517752

Runtime: 5.99 Hours
Category: Fiction
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

When his family packs up and moves from the city to a small town deep in the Wisconsin countryside, 15-year-old Wil Neuton makes an exhilarating discovery. He finds a small island on a nearby lake, a place where he can be alone and learn to know nature-and himself. On his island, he can write, paint, and watch the loons and fish in the lake. Wil can't stay away from the outside world forever, though. Sooner or later, he must return and face the bully determined to fight him and his bickering parents, who worry when Wil decides to stay on the island indefinitely. Can Wil bridge the growing gap between himself and the rest of the world? Lyric and reflective, Newbery Honor-winner Gary Paulsen's tale displays all the adventurous spirit and wholesome optimism that have made his books so popular.

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Author Bio: Gary Paulsen

Author Bio: Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen Gary Paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, including three Newbery Honor Books: The Winter Room, Hatchet, and Dogsong. He won the Margaret A. Edwards Award given by the ALA for his lifetime achievement in young adult literature. He divides his time between his home in Alaska, his ranch in New Mexico, and his sailboat on the Pacific Ocean

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 5.99
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English