Soldier's Heart by gary paulsen

the genre of this book is fiction

a little biography of the author gary paulsen. He was born in Minneapolis,Minnesota where his family extended to Oscar. Gary father was a career army officer on patton staff who spent most of his time overseas in World War 2. Gary witnessed a plane crash and helped the surving victims that is why he wrote hatchet . Gary has 0ne full sister and one half brother and a mom and a dad. Gary did not meet his father until he was seven years old .In 1983 he entered a 1,150mile race which was the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race which he placed 41st out of 54. In 1990 he had heart disease and had to give up dog sleding.

this book is a fiction book

a little biography of the author gary paulsen. He was born in Minneapolis,Minnesota where his family extended to Oscar. Gary father was a career army officer on patton staff who spent most of his time overseas in World War 2. Gary witnessed a plane crash and helped the surving victims that is why he wrote hatchet . Gary has 0ne full sister and one half brother and a mom and a dad. Gary did not meet his father until he was seven years old .In 1983 he entered a 1,150mile race which was the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race which he placed 41st out of 54. In 1990 he had heart disease and had to give up dog sleding.

The setting of this book is in Winona Minnesota in June of 1861

The summary of the book is is about a boy name charley from minnesota and he got a call one day to go sign up for the draft and so then he drafted to go fight the rebels called the civil war so they gave him a uniform which was black pants that were so short his calves showed and a pair of gray socks and a black felt hat and he is fighting to save his life after he got shot in the civil war

There are one main character his name is Charley Goddard he was in the first minnesota volunteers and they were off to fight the civil war he was a very young boy when he went to war he loved the outdoors he was a good ole country boy he grew up shooting guns at targets and deer hunted and he fished and trapped .

The theme of the book is a soldiers fight for freedom and when you get shot at you look at life a lot different than you do being a normal person and also they talk about how tough the civil war was and the food was mot good and a lot of people died from the cold and straveation

The primary conflict was the civil war and the draft and the promblem was solved by fighting the war which is now called the civil war and they do drafts if you sign up to be draft

quotes from the book on page 31 the private said clean your gun cause back then in civil war time the guns would not fire and they would rust. another quote from the book on page 52 i have a belly wound cause stomach wounds are fatal and back then they could not treat them they had to die on the field cause the war could not stop

Definitions from solider heart

rifle= a gun that is used for hunting and war they are automatics and single shot

farmed= rasie animals for a living or meat

Fort Sumter= battle place were they fought

infection= spreads in body and is fatal in some cases

bullets= what are fired out of guns and kill animals and peoples

Would i recommend the book? yes i would to anyone one who loves war and and fishing and hunting and trapping or people who just likes reading about history

Work cited

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Paulsen

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Created with images by ArmyAmber - "heart soldier military" • Drew Avery - "Annual Dog Sled Race" • smithieslisa - "english civil war reenactment historical" • ErikaWittlieb - "union soldier flag america" • Suzie T - "Canoe" • David Paul Ohmer - "Washington D.C. - Civil War Soldier" • elycefeliz - "Lucy Walker Steamboat Explosion, 1844" • frankpierson - "Civil War 3"

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