Tortilla Factory

ISBN-10: 0152016988
ISBN-13: 9780152016982
Authors: Gary Paulsen, Ruth Paulsen, Gary Paulsen
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In clear and eloquent language, Gary Paulsen pays tribute to a cycle of life--from seed to plant to tortilla. Workers till the black soil, operate the clanking machinery of the factory, and drive the trucks that deliver the tortillas back into the hands that will plant the yellow seeds. With Ruth Wright Paulsen s expressive paintings, The Tortilla Factory brings forth the poetry and beauty of a simple way of life. This title is beautiful to look at, and will also fit nicely into units on food, regional culture, art, and many other topics. --School Library Journal

Author bio:

Gary Paulsen was born on May 17, 1939 in Minnesota. During the first few years of his life, his father was stationed in Europe during World War II and his mother worked in a factory. Paulsen was raised by his grandmother and aunts. He lived overseas after the war in the Phillippines between 1946-49. Ever since he was fifteen, he worked many jobs to support himself. He attended Bemidji College, in Minnesota, paying his tuition by being a trapper. He also spent some time in the army. He decided one day to try writing and tried to become a magazine editor. He spent nearly a year as an associate magazine editor on a magazine for men in Hollywood, California. He published his first book,…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 32 Dimensions: 11.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.14" tall Weight: 0.330 lbs. Language: English