With Gary Paulson s books my relationship is a little strange I either end up hating it completely or falling completely in love with it This was one of those
I FELL COMPLETELY IN LOVE WITH fell completely in love with language is simple so simple that one may mistake it as a story for children I disagree He weaves the words in such a way that once I shut the book I am left in a thoughtful mood and filled with yearning His descriptions evoke the most wonderful or not so wonderful on what it is images in my mind This book is masterpiece and *one I have read dozens of times Dogsong by Gary Paulsen is *I have read dozens of times Dogsong by Gary Paulsen is marvelous read Russel Susskit a 14 year old boy lives in a village in Alaska His father hasn t been very smart with his life He has made terrible health decisions leaving Russel looking for answers Russel visits the village elder Oogruk Oogruk is extremely wise and asks of something from him Russel is sent on a wild breathtaking ride It includes Oogruk s dogs sled dogs to be exact And Russel must use them to travel up North to look for clues and answers On his way up there he has these dreams of a woman and man But as the dreams become worse his fate is uestioned and he is pushed to the limits to find the answer to his dreams He then finds clues and his life is completely flipped upside down but in a ood way This is a suspenseful thrilling ride throughout the story I felt like I was holding onto my seat due to the The Million Dollar Goal (The Million Dollar Series, greatness of the book I ve read several books by Gary Paulsen and this one doesn t uite top the rest of them off But it is still an awesome book You can kill time and it leaves you off your seat My oldestranddaughter she is ten traveled to Alaska with me this summer Her Papa works here and we will be spending two months with him We have a lot of time on our hands and with no TV or internet access at our summer home reading has become a huge happy pastime for both of us I read Dogsong to Iris and we bot Russel The Selected Poems goes with a pack of dog to north finds a pregnant woman protects her keep her worm I thought that the book started off slow thanradually started to A Shark Never Sleeps: Wheeling and Dealing with the NFL's Most Ruthless Agent get exciting but right when it starts toet fun the book just ends kinda early The book is about Russel a teenage boy who is not right with his mind so his dad tells him to o see the villages old man that has been around for many years which leads to Russel decid. In the old days there were songs Something is bothering Russel Susskit He hates waking up to the sound of his father's coughing the smell of diesel oil the noise of snow machines starting up Only Oogruk the shaman wh. ,
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The Story Was About Astory was about a of a boy being a man I also like how the story shows the steps and the radual development It shows how Russel s thinkings change and how he starts to understand the teachings of Oogruk In 1985 Gary Paulsen brought his passion for dogsledding to his career as a novelist and his popularity rose to levels he d never known in almost two decades of writing Dogsong was cited for a Newbery Honor and Gary Paulsen s acclaim continued to The Book of Leviathan grow after that He had found his audience and we ve beenrateful ever since Paulsen transports us to Alaska in Dogsong a story of a culture changed by outsiders into something unrecognizable to those who knew its Nine Ghosts glory days By the time fourteen year old Russel Suskitt comes along the Eskimo way has lain forgotten forenerations held to only by Oogruk an elderly man who remembers the white missionaries who reformed Eskimo spirituality and culture Other young Eskimos are content to lead modern lives but Russel has the itch for something than urban comforts imported to his remote village He consults Oogruk asking the old man to show him what life was like before Oogruk agrees to share what he knows but warns that he hasn t long before he passes away Russel must assimilate the dying Eskimo way of life before the last man who lived it is Las Maravillosas Obras de Dios: Historias B�blicas Para La Familia gone It isn t the destination that counts It is the journey That is what life is A journey Make it the right way and you will fill it correctly with days Pay attention to the journey Oogruk Dogsong P 119 Oogruk s mentorship is irreplaceable but he also leaves Russel something tangible his team of sled dogs fat f I really did not like this book I thought it was slow and there was not enough action I would not really recommend this book to anyone because it was boring and was not worth reading Also it was not worded very wellood i like the theme If I remember right this is the first book by this author I ve read and this is fitting as HATCHET might be *his most popular book but this one was actually his Newberry Award *most book but this one was actually his first Newberry Award says at the end that this book was actually begun while participating in the IditarodI loved this book but not the way it ended Some people may like when a book leaves at least some to your imagination I might like that to a degree but I want to know everything turns out in the. At he must do alone Driven by a strange powerful dream of a long ago self and by a burning desire to find his own song Russel takes Oogruk's dogs on an epic journey of self discovery that will change his life forever.