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The Island - Gary Paulsen
The Island
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From a master storyteller comes a unique exploration into the exhilarating joys--and the inevitable dangers--of total solitude.Every day, 15yo 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... show more
From a master storyteller comes a unique exploration into the exhilarating joys--and the inevitable dangers--of total solitude.Every day, 15yo 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.Wil's only mission is to let go of the outside world. But the outside world refuses to let go of him. His family regards him as a puzzle. The town bully is determined to challenge him. And suddenly, even reporters know his name.He can confront them all, or he can embrace his solitude forever. Just one thing is certain now: Wil Neuton will no longer be relying on anybody but himself.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780439786621 (0439786622)
ASIN: 439786622
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Island by Gary Paulson
The island is about a fifteen-year-old boy name Wil Neuton, who had to move away from his city home to move to a house in the countryside of Wisconsin. Wil attended a high school in Minnesota and has a crush on a girl named Cindy. When Wil left his school and all his friends he felt isolated and los...
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