Gary Paulsen, author of young adult novel 'Hatchet,' dies at age 82


by CNN

CNN— Gary Paulsen, the acclaimed young adult author known for his wilderness adventure novels "Hatchet," "Dogsong," and "The Winter Room," died on Wednesday at age 82, according to the publishing company Penguin Random House.

the Guardian—Gary Paulsen, author of young adult adventure Hatchet, dies at age 82. Final novel to be published in 2022 by author known for tales of wilderness survival that became staples of US school reading lists Gary Paulsen, the American author of young adult fiction who taught millions of children wilderness skills through novels such as Hatchet, Dogsong and The Winter Room, has died at the age of 82. His publisher said on Thursday his death was “sudden” but did not specify a cause. Paulsen wrote more than 200 books during his lifetime, and was renowned for introducing...

Washington Post—Gary Paulsen, who wrote the beloved young-adult novel ‘Hatchet,’ dies at 82. His books were often drawn from his own experiences as a sled-dog racer and outdoorsman.

@nytimes—Gary Paulsen, Author of Young-Adult Adventures, Dies at 82. His 200 books, among them “Hatchet” and “Dogsong,” inspired generations with their tales of exploration, survival and the bloody reality of the natural world.