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Mr. Tucket / Gary Paulsen.

By: Paulsen, Gary.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c1994ISBN: 0385311699; 9780385311694.Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Fiction | Pawnee Indians -- Fiction | Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Fiction | Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Fiction | Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile fiction | Indians of North America -- Juvenile fiction | Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile fiction | West (U.S.) -- Fiction | West (U.S.) -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.P2843 | Mi 1994Other classification: HU 9800 Narrator, John Randolph Jones.Summary: In 1848, while on a wagon train headed for Oregon, fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is kidnapped by Pawnee Indians and then falls in with a one-armed trapper who teaches him how to live in the wild. Fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is heading west on the Oregon Trail with his family by wagon train. When he receives a rifle for his birthday, he is thrilled that he is being treated like an adult. But Francis lags behind to practice shooting and is captured by Pawnees. It will take wild horses, hostile tribes, and a mysterious one-armed mountain man named Mr. Grimes to help Francis become the man who will be called Mr. Tucket.
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Narrator, John Randolph Jones.

In 1848, while on a wagon train headed for Oregon, fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is kidnapped by Pawnee Indians and then falls in with a one-armed trapper who teaches him how to live in the wild. Fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is heading west on the Oregon Trail with his family by wagon train. When he receives a rifle for his birthday, he is thrilled that he is being treated like an adult. But Francis lags behind to practice shooting and is captured by Pawnees. It will take wild horses, hostile tribes, and a mysterious one-armed mountain man named Mr. Grimes to help Francis become the man who will be called Mr. Tucket.

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Gary Paulsen was born on May 17, 1939 in Minnesota. He was working as a satellite technician for an aerospace firm in California when he realized he wanted to be a writer. He left his job and spent the next year in Hollywood as a magazine proofreader. His first book, Special War, was published in 1966. He has written more than 175 books for young adults including Brian's Winter, Winterkill, Harris and Me, Woodsong, Winterdance, The Transall Saga, Soldier's Heart, This Side of Wild, and Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books. Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room are Newbery Honor Books. He was the recipient of the 1997 Margaret A. Edwards Award for his lifetime achievement in writing for young adults. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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