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The beet fields

By: Paulsen, Gary Paulsen, Gary(By (artist))

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Part of the Definitions series
0099439654 / 9780099439653
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United Kingdom
20 cm 153 p.
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This title is set in America, 1955. A sixteen-year-old boy is alone in the world for the first time.

He's new at everything, working in the beet fields and learning to survive on his own.

Once he has a pair of Levis and money in his pocket, he thinks he knows all there is to know about life...until he meets Ruby.

Gary Paulsen is a three time winner of the Newberry Honor Medal and one of America's most popular writers for young people.

Running away from home at the age of 16, and travelling with a carnival, Paulsen acquired a taste for adventure.

A youthful summer of rigorous chores on a farm; jobs as an engineer, construction worker, ranch hand, truck driver and sailor; and two rounds of the 1,180 mile Alaskan dog sled race 'the Iditarod' have provided ample material from which he creates his powerful stories.


5AN Interest age: from c 12 years, YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)

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