The island by gary paulsen the book i read was the island by gary paulsen it is about a 15 year old boy named wil neuton who moves with his family to northern wisconsin.
There he finds an abandoned minnow boat that he rows to an island in the middle of the lake on the island, wil discovers the wonders of nature and sits mesmerized by the different island inhabitants: cranes, turtles, frogs and fish. The island by gary paulsen is the story of wil neuton and covers one summer in the boy's life wil is fifteen years old when everything in his life changes. Wil is a fully developed character and--as susan's mother suggests--gifted (one of the thirsty people who need to know) it's easy to imagine paulsen as such an unusual boy. This detailed literature summary also contains related titles on the island by gary paulsen preview of the island summary: the island is the story of a crucial summer in the life of fifteen-year-old wil neuton.
The island is an adventure book by gary paulsen, which revolves around this boy named wil neuton, who moves from urban wisconsin to rural wisconsin because of his dad's work the move entailed wil to move away from old friends and his school in madison, wisconsin to pinewood, wisconsin. The island is an important idea because he is isolated, like an island, and he can escape from life for a while what protaganist says and does: will says that he wants to learn more about nature/the island.
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The island by gary paulsen is the story of wil neuton and covers one summer in the boy's life wil is fifteen years old when everything in his life changes wil is fifteen years old when everything in his life changes. The island is in the middle of a small lake in northern wisconsin it is uninhabited until the summer wilstet, who is 15, arrives wil is at first drawn by the simplicity of the place, but as his concentration sharpens the island unfolds its matrix of life and death, mirroring the unfolding layers of wil's self-consciousness. Wil and his family have moved again, and this time it is tougher since his parents are fighting luckily, wil discovers the island so, every day, 15-year-old wil neuton gets up, brushes his teeth, leaves the house, and rows away from shore he goes to the island, a place where he can go to be alone and learn to know nature — and himself.