Learn more about Gary Paulsen by visiting
his official Web site. Here you can read a letter
from Paulsen that he updates regularly, post
questions for the author to answer, learn about
his life and career, and even play an
interactive survival game.
Wanderings of Odysseus: The Story of the Odyssey
site examines many aspects of the ancient epic
Odyssey. Be sure to click on Travels
of Odysseus to view the route of his voyage.
Odyssey Web Game
this online game, you can choose which character
you would like to be: Odysseus, Telemachus,
or Penelope. Then be sure to make careful decisions
as you make your way through your adventure!
from the Same Cloth: American Women of Myth, Legend,
and Tall Tale by
Robert D. San Souci
The Annie Oakley Foundation
Web site attempts to separate fact from fiction
regarding the life of Annie Oakley, a popular
subject of many tall tales.
of the Blue Dolphins by
Woman of San Nicolas Island
the real-life account of Juana Maria, the Chumash
Indian woman who survived alone on an island
for eighteen years and inspired the book Island
of the Blue Dolphins.