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Canyons Summary
Gary Paulsen

Everything you need to understand or teach Canyons by Gary Paulsen.

  • Canyons Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Canyons Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Canyons Summary

Plot Summary

Canyons is a novel by award winning writer Gary Paulsen. In this novel, Brennan Cole is a hardworking fifteen year old who tries to avoid the many men who come in and out of his mother's life. However, this is not always possible and Brennan finds himself forced to go on a camping trip with his mother, her new boyfriend, and a church youth group. This trip will change Brennan's life when he finds the skull of what turns out to have been a fourteen year old Indian warrior. Canyons is a novel of self discovery and inspiration, a novel that will entertain readers of all ages.

Brennan Cole spends as much of his time as possible outside of the house. When Brennan is not at school, he is running. This summer, Brennan has gotten a job mowing lawns to help pay for his school clothes in the...

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