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Paulsen, Gary

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ISBN 10: 0531057496 / ISBN 13: 9780531057490
Published by Scholastic, 1988
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0531057496 Signed by Gary Paulsen on the title page. Dust jacket shows some very light fading, especiallay along the spine, is otherwise clean and bright. The boards are clean and straight, with light bumping to the corners and the top and bottom of spine. The spine is solid and firm. Interior text block is straight and firmly attached to the spine, and free of markings. First Edition. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4 in - 9 3/4 in tall. Year: 1988. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-075920

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Title: Island

Publisher: Scholastic

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Fifteen-year-old Wil discovers himself and the wonders of nature when he leaves home to live on an island in northern Wisconsin

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Every morning fifteen-year-old Wil Neuton gets up, brushes his teeth, leaves the house, and rows away from shore. He's discovered the island--a place where he can go to be alone and learn to know nature--and himself. On the island he watches the loons and the fish in the lake, and writes and paints. It feels good to get away from the tension rising between his parents, tension brought on by yet another move to a new town.

But Wil can't stay away from the outside world forever. He must face Ray Bunner, the bully determined to challenge him, and his parents, who worry when Wil decides to stay on the island indefinitely. Can Wil bridge the growing gap between himself and the rest of the world?

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