I just finished up the book Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen. I’ve long been a Gary Paulsen fan. It all started when reading to my children when they were little. Some of our favorites are Hatchet, The River, Brian’s Winter, The Rifle, Soldier’s Heart, but our favorites by far where the Tucket books, Tucket’s Travels: Francis Tucket’s Adventures in the West, 1847-1849.
The Tucket series I’ve read twice. Once I read them to our kids and another time I read them to the childcare kids. Everyone has LOVED them. How can you not when a boy gets stolen by the Indians and saved by a one armed mountain man? If you have younger elementary kiddos in your life they are a must read.
Anyway..back to my book I just finished….Woods Runner. I was hoping that Gary Paulsen wouldn’t let me down and of course, he didn’t.
Gary Paulsen is children’s literature writer..one of the best in my opinion. [Read more...]