Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers: Reflections on Being Raised by a Pack of Sled Dogs

by Gary Paulsen

A touching tribute to dogs everywhere

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152061036
  • ISBN-10: 0152061037
  • Pages: 80
  • Publication Date: 08/01/2007
  • Carton Quantity: 48

About the book

An experienced Iditarod racer, Gary Paulsen celebrates his lead dog and longtime companion, Cookie, in this intimate essay. Paulsen takes readers inside the kennel as Cookie’s last litter of pups grow and learn to pull sleds across the snowy frontier.

Includes an author's note.

About the author
Gary Paulsen

GARY PAULSEN has written nearly two hundred books for young people, including the Newbery Honor Books Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room. He divides his time between a home in New Mexico and a boat on the Pacific Ocean.


"Nonstop action."--The New York Times Book Review

[set star] "Readers . . . will find themselves along on a wonderful ride."--Kirkus Reviews (starred)