Canyons by Gary Paulsen is a book written about a young boy who finds a skull on a camping trip and it seems to give him mental messages about where he. Two boys, separated by the canyons of time and two vastly different cultures, face the challenges by which they will become men. Coyote Runs, an Apache. Brennan is a young loner of the type that will be instantly familiar to Paulsen fans. Canyons. Gary Paulsen, Author Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers.

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Education has minimal value if it doesn’t incite a desire to continue learning, and Homesley has done his part to turn Brennan into a lifelong learner. Two boys, separated by the canyons of time and two vastly different cultures, face the challenges by which they will become men. I’m not sure what was going on in this book. It probably won’t turn me off of Paulsen altogether; indeed he has some very good books out there, garyy just probably wouldn’t be one that I’d recommend.


I think young adult is pushing it.

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Brannon hides the skull and takes it home with him. The fact that Paulsen’s stories still get me — an adult in my 30s — speaks to the transcendent nature of this person’s heart and talent.

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When he is trying to go to sleep, he feels something under his sleeping bag. Jun 30, Jessica Anne rated it it was ok Shelves: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

November Learn how and when to remove this template message. Audio Cassette Verified Purchase. Get to Know Us. A rather unexpected story line spices up the stew in this hidden gem of a novel. Dec 11, Will Steinberg rated it it was ok. Mar 07, Melissa rated it it was ok Shelves: In a grueling journey through the canyon to return the skull, Brennan confronts the challenge of his life.

I didn’t expect to like this as much as I did. Set up a giveaway. I may not have remembered the story, but I still remember the feeling I had after reading, that hard to explain sinking feeling. Canyons by Gary P Then the story changes to present day.


Homesley then contacts a friend of his with the Western Historical Archives to get information on violent deaths in that canynos between and Over one hundred years later, Brennan Cole goes on a camping trip where he agry a skull which begins a journey connecting him to the past.

Brannon is having a bad time and is not very social. Brennan is haunted by the ghost of an Apache boy who had been murdered in My personal favorite book. That this was written in the nineties, so no one has cell phones or internet, and that the main kid’s biology teacher makes him find beetles for extra credit. Read more Read less. While Pauslen enjoy many of his tales, this one just didn’t do it for me and the writing was kind of haphazard.