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Winterdance

Gary Paulsen

Winterdance

the fine madness of running the Iditarod

by Gary Paulsen

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Published by Harcourt Brace in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paulsen, Gary,
  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Alaska,
  • Mushers -- Alaska -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWinter dance.
    StatementGary Paulsen.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p., [10] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17728914M
    ISBN 100156001454
    OCLC/WorldCa32337745

      Winterdance is his account of this seventeen-day battle against Nature's worst elements and his own frailty. From Publishers Weekly Acclaimed children's book author Paulsen offers a gripping account of his experience running the mile Iditarod dogsled race/5(). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod by Gary Paulsen (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!/5(17).

    Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod is a non-fiction book written by Gary was published in and it also is the inspiration for the Disney movie, Snow Dogs.. Plot. Winterdance tells the story of how Gary Paulsen came to compete in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.. The story begins with a poverty stricken Gary Paulsen (and his wife Ruth) living in a cabin in the. Fired by a passion for running dogs, award-winning author Gary Paulsen entered the Iditarod, a gruelling mile race across Alaska, in dangerous ignorance and with fierce determination. After a spectacularly inept period of training and an even more spectacularly inept start to the race, Paulsen and his team of 15 dogs ran for 17 days through 5/5(2).

      Kerri rated it really liked it Recommends it for: See 2 questions about Winterdance. I loved this book because whenever i stoped reading it ended pwulsen a page turner. Then i woke up in the morning and noticed 9 dogs. At first the dogs are a means of transportation and income, but Gary’s relationship with his team evolves until he. Winterdance dogsledding tours are based in the Haliburton Highlands, Ontario, Canada. Drive your own dog sled team on miles of Ontario wilderness trails. Dogsledding instruction for first time mushers. Outdoor adventure with our loveable huskies.


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In Winterdance, a book filled with humor, Paulsen takes us along with him and fifteen dogs to prove otherwise. The book is fast paced, a little unbelievable at times, and often funny. The scene of Paulsen trying to run dogs during training, without snow, by riding behind on a bicycle pulled by a dozen wild dogs, left me wondering how survived Cited by: 1.

Winterdance is a funny, beautiful account of Winterdance book the Iditarod, of the harsh perfections of nature, and of man's permanent alliance with dogs. Paulsen is a superb writer and can flip from humor to suspense to existentialism all within the same page/5.

Winterdance by Gary Paulsen, the best-selling, award-winning author of young reader books, is a fascinating biography of his first Iditarod. He describes the preparation, the fund raising, the dangers, building a relationship with the dogs, and every possible aspect of the experience/5().

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By Gary Paulsen. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction This book recounts the author's ambitious quest to run the Iditarod, an 1,mile trek of snow and deep cold, and his seventeen-day journey with a team of dogs during which he endured blinding wind, snowstorms, frostbite, moose attacks.

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Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Damaged cover. The cover of is slightly damaged for instance a torn or bent corner. Seller Inventory # CHL Winterdance is the enthralling account of a "stunning wilderness journey of discovery and transformation" (Chicago Tribune), lived and told by "the best author of man-against-nature adventures writing today" (Publishers Weekly).

In the tradition of Jack London, Gary Paulsen presents an unforgettable account of his participation in the 1,mile-long dogsled race called the "Iditarod". For 17 days, Paulsen and his team of dogs endured blinding wind, snowstorms, moose attacks, and more--yet relentlessly pushed on to the end.

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Home» Free Papers» Free Book Reviews For Students» Winterdance by Gary Paulsen. Winterdance by Gary Paulsen. Gary Paulsen’s, Winterdance takes you into the life of someone who is going to run in the Iditarod But along the way he has many struggles.

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I found my self talking about it to anyone who would listen. I am amazed and glad that Gary Paulsen lived to share his adventure with all of us. If you enjoy reading adventure travel 5/5(5). Winterdance was a book club read for me, and we had an engaging discussion of the book.

While I personally didn’t find this book funny, I did laugh a lot during our discussion of the book, and I now find I appreciate the book more after discussing it with those who did love it. Book Review: Winterdance: The fine madness of running The Iditarod by Gary Paulsen April 2, April 2, ~ Bookworm Holly RVN I was told to read this book by my boyfriend Ollie as he said i’d really enjoy it as it is a feel good book and will make me laugh and that it did!.

Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod Gary Paulsen, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt pp. ISBN Summary Fueled by a passion for running dogs, Gary Paulsen entered the Iditarod—the 1, sled-dog race through the Alaskan wilderness—in dangerous ignorance and with a fierce determination.Winterdance Dogsled Tours - Yukon Quest & Iditarod raceteam, Haliburton, Ontario.

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