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Northwind  Cover Image Book Book

Northwind / Gary Paulsen.

Paulsen, Gary, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374314200
  • ISBN: 0374314209
  • Physical Description: 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2022.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"This stunning New York Times Bestseller from the survival story master, set along a rugged coastline centuries ago, does for the ocean what Hatchet does for the woods, as it relates the story of a young person's battle to stay alive against the odds, where the high seas meet a coastal wilderness. When a deadly plague reaches the small fish camp where he lives, an orphan named Leif is forced to take to the water in a cedar canoe. He flees northward, following a wild, fjord-riven shore, navigating from one danger to the next, unsure of his destination. Yet the deeper into his journey he paddles, the closer he comes to his truest self as he connects to ٢the heartbeat of the ocean . . . the pulse of the sea.٣ With hints of Nordic mythology and an irresistible narrative pull, Northwind is Gary Paulsen at his captivating, adventuresome best."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-6. Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Wilderness survival > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Orphans > Juvenile fiction.
Diseases > Juvenile fiction.
Canoes and canoeing > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Action and adventure fiction.

Available copies

  • 44 of 53 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public Library.


  • 1 current hold with 53 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Festus Public Library Jr Paulsen (Text) 32017000082128 New Juvenile Books Available -

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