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|Born||Gary James Paulsen
May 17, 1939
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
|Genre||Young adult fiction, adventure novels, nonfiction|
|Subject||Adventure memoirs, sports|
|Notable awards||Margaret Edwards Award
|Spouse||Ruth Wright Paulsen|
|Relatives||Michael Paulsen, Paulette Paulsen, and Bill Paulsen|
Gary James Paulsen (born May 17, 1939) is an American writer of young adult literature, best known for coming of age stories about the wilderness. He is the author of more than 200 books and has written more than 200 magazine articles and short stories, and several plays, all primarily for teenagers. He won the Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1997 for his lifetime contribution in writing for teens.
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