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Masters of Disaster

Format:  CD/Spoken Word,

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Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Publish Date: Jan 2011

ISBN-13: 9781455801381

ISBN-10: 1455801380

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Henry Mosley decides that he and his pals Riley and Reed need to go on some earth-shaking adventures and make a name for themselves. Henry is the mastermind; Riley's the researcher who's prepared for anything. And somehow fearful Reed always ends up with the scariest, craziest assignments. Roped into wacky attempts to break world records, reenact scenes from books, solve a hundred-year-old murder, and carry out Henry's other inspired ideas, Riley and Reed follow their fearless leader everywhere: into the wilderness, inside a bull-riding ring, into a haunted house, off the neighbors? roof, and into a cataclysmic collision with explosive life-forms. Gary Paulsen brings all his trademark humor to this tale of fun and disaster.

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Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publish Date: Jan 2011
ISBN-13: 9781455801381
ISBN-10: 1455801380
Format: CD/Spoken Word
Number of Pages: 0
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.25
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.25 x 5.25 x 0.5
Walmart No.: 9781455801381

About the author

Biography of Paulsen, Gary

Gary Paulsen was born on May 17, 1939 in Minnesota. During the first few years of his life, his father was stationed in Europe during World War II and his mother worked in a factory. Paulsen was raised by his grandmother and aunts. He lived overseas after the war in the Phillippines between 1946-49. Ever since he was fifteen, he worked many jobs to support himself. He attended Bemidji College, in Minnesota, paying his tuition by being a trapper.

He also spent some time in the army. He decided one day to try writing and tried to become a magazine editor. He spent nearly a year as an associate magazine editor on a magazine for men in Hollywood, California. He published his first book, "Special War", in 1966 and had published nearly forty books and several articles and short stories during his early years. He went back to school in 1972, attending the University of Colorado, but his career was interrupted by a lawsuit in 1977 over "Winterkill". In 1990, he suffered a mild heart attack, which did not hinder his writing at all.

Some of Paulsen's most well-known books are the Hatchet series, although he has published many other popular novels including Dogsong, Harris and Me, and The Winter Room, which won the Newbery Honor. Woodsong and Winterdance are among the most popular books about the Iditarod. Paulsen was the recipient of the 1997 Margaret A. Edwards Award for his lifetime achievement in writing for young adults.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Rhode Island Children's Book Award, 2012 (United States)
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award, 2011 - 2012 (United States)
  • Sasquatch Reading Award, 2013 (United States)

Book description

Henry Mosley decides that he and his pals Riley and Reed need to go on some earth-shaking adventures and make a name for themselves. Henry is the mastermind; Riley’s the researcher who’s prepared for anything. And somehow fearful Reed always ends up with the scariest, craziest assignments. Roped into wacky attempts to break world records, reenact scenes from books, solve a hundred-year-old murder, and carry out Henry’s other inspired ideas, Riley and Reed follow their fearless leader everywhere: into the wilderness, inside a bull-riding ring, into a haunted house, off the neighbors’ roof, and into a cataclysmic collision with explosive life-forms. Gary Paulsen brings all his trademark humor to this tale of fun and disaster.

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