The Transall Saga

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The Transall Saga

By Gary Paulsen

Laurel Leaf, Mass Market Paperback, 9780440219767, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 1999


Mark's solo camping trip in the desert turns into a terrifying and thrilling odyssey when a mysterious beam of light transports him to another time on what appears to be another planet. As Mark searches for a pathway back to his own time on Earth, he must make a new life in a new world. His encounters with primitive tribes bring the joy of human bonds, but violence and war as well--and, finally, a contest in which he discovers his own startling powers.

About the Author
Gary Paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, His most recent books are "Lawn Boy Returns," "Woods Runner," "Notes from the Dog," "Mudshark," "Lawn Boy," "Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day," "The Time Hackers," and "The Amazing Life of Birds (The Twenty Day Puberty Journal of Duane Homer Leech)."

Praise For The Transall Saga

Gary Paulsen, bestselling author of Brian's Winter, brings us a new dimension in adventure with The Transall Saga.

* "[A] world of rare charm, a captivating, well-realized realm, where fantastical elements force the protagonist to discover and employ the greatest strengths of his humanity."
--Booklist, starred