Dogsong

Author Paulsen, Gary.
Language English
Publisher
Recorded Books Four cassettes 4 hrs. Library Ed. $33.75 Four CDs $46.75., 2009




Annotation:

Issued also as videorecording.



Subjects :

  • Sled dogs
  • Self-perception
  • Juvenile fiction
  • Fiction
  • Eskimos
  • Dogsledding
  • Newbery Medal
  • Indians of North America

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Author Illustrator(s) :

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Best Books :

  • Best Books for Young Adults, 1985 American Library Association YALSA
  • Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 H.W. Wilson
  • Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000 H.W. Wilson

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Awards, Honors & Prizes :

  • John Newbery Medal, 1986 Honor Book United States
  • Newbery Honor Book, 1986
  • Volunteer State Book Award, 1989 Winner Tennessee

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State & Provincial Reading List :

  • Flicker Tale Children's Book Award, 1990; Nominee North Dakota

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Reading Measurement Programs:


0140322353, 9780140322354
Puffin Books (New York N.Y.:) 1987.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.2
Accelerated Reader Points 5


059043893X
Scholastic (New York N.Y.:) 1990.

Lexile, MetaMetrics, Inc.

Lexile Measure 930
Accelerated Reader Points


9781416939191
Simon Pulse (New York:) 2007.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.2
Accelerated Reader Points 5

Lexile, MetaMetrics, Inc.

Lexile Measure 930
Accelerated Reader Points

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Reviews :

Marilyn Courtot (Children's Literature)
A widely praised and reviewed book, Dogsong is the tale of Russel Susskit, an Eskimo teenage boy who makes a 1400 mile trek with the last remaining dog team in his village. Russel is drawn to the old ways and to the village shaman who helps him prepare for the trek on which he hopes to find his own song. It is an epic journey that will forever change Russel's life. A Newbery Honor Book. 1995 (orig. 1985), Aladdin, $16.00 and $3.95. Ages 10 up.
(PUBLISHER: Bradbury Press (New York N.Y.:), PUBLISHED: c1985.)

Marty Crisp (Audiofile, October 2009)
Paulsen's 1986 Newbery Honor Book introduces 14-year-old Alaskan Russel Suskitt, who is worried that his people are losing their traditional skills with dogs by surrendering to snowmobiles. Setting out on a modern quest with a dog team borrowed from a village elder, Russel crosses mountains and tundra in search of his destiny. The novel has just been released for the first time as an audiobook, but narrator Robert Ramirez is a familiar voice to audio bookworms. Ramirez places the dogs and the dangers, from polar bears to ice floes, in stark relief, his voice a fine match for Paulsen's powerful words. He believably uses tone to project the passionate intensities of youth. Ramirez's steady, inviting voice makes this a glorious blizzard of a book that sends shivers down the listener's spine. M.M.C. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine Unabridged. 2009 (orig. 2007), Recorded Books, Four cassettes, 4 hrs., Library Ed., $33.75, Four CDs, $46.75. Ages 8 up.
(PUBLISHER: Recorded Books Four cassettes 4 hrs. Library Ed. $33.75 Four CDs $46.75., PUBLISHED: 2009 (orig. 2007))

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Publication Details:

  Publisher ISBN Notes
Recorded Books Four cassettes 4 hrs. Library Ed. $33.75 Four CDs $46.75., 2009

Media Type:

9781428134973
1428134972
New York: Simon Pulse, 2007

Media Type: Language Material
162 p. ;
PZ7.P2843 ([Fic])
9781416939191
1416939199
New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2007

Media Type: Language Material
177 p. ;
PZ7.P2843 ([Fic])
9781416939627
1416939628
Thorndike ME: Thorndike Press, 2000

Media Type: Language Material
184 p. ;
PZ7.P2843 ([Fic])
0786228458
9780786228454
London: Macmillan Children's, 1997

Media Type: Language Material
177p. ;
(813.54)
0330352393
9780330352390
Originally published U.S. Bradbury 1985; Edinburgh Canongate 1991.
Swift, 1992

Media Type: Language Material
177p.
(812.54)
0862208904
9780862208905
New York N.Y.: Scholastic, 1990

Media Type: Language Material
identical books (177 p.) ;
([Fic])
059043893X
0590291459
9780590438933
9780590291453
Number of identical books varies.
American School Publishers/Random, 1988

Media Type: Projected Medium
1vtc 1/2" col VHS 42 min gui
AV F
0676278450
9780676278453
Westminster MD: Random House Video/American School Publishers, 1988

Media Type: Projected Medium
1 videocassette (40 min.):
(VT/F/Dog)
0676278469
0074920898
0075107309
9780676278460
9780074920893
9780075107309
Recorded in hi-fi.- Animation converted from the filmstrip based on the book published in 1985 by Bradbury Press.
Westminster MD: The Division, 1988

Media Type: Projected Medium
1 filmstrip:
PZ7 (372.6)
Sound accompaniment compatible for manual and automatic operation.
Based on the book Dogsled / Gary Paulsen.
Title from data sheet.
New York N.Y.: Puffin Books, 1987

Media Type: Language Material
177 p. ;
PZ7.P2843 ([Fic])
0140322353
9780140322354
Reprint. Originally published New York N.Y.: Bradbury Press 1985.
Westminster Md.: Random House/Miller-Brody, 1986

Media Type: Projected Medium
2 filmstrips (281 fr.):
(FSS/F/Pau)
0676316204
9780676316209
Westminster Md.: Random House, 1986

Media Type: Nonmusical Sound Recording
1 sound cassette (55 min.):
(SR F)
067631628X
9780676316285
Dramatization of the Newbery Honor book.
[S.l.]: American School Publishers, 1986

Media Type: Nonmusical Sound Recording
1 sound cassette (55 min.):
(T/F/Dog)
9780087511682
0087511681
[New York]: Random House/Miller-Brody Productions, 1986

Media Type: Nonmusical Sound Recording
1 sound cassette (56 min.):
PZ7.P2843 ([Fic])
0676316298
9780676316292
Random House/Miller-Brody Productions No manufacturer's number.
New York N.Y.: Bradbury Press, 1985

Media Type: Language Material
177 p. ;
PZ7.P2843 ([Fic])
0027701808
9780027701807

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