By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Alaska author Paul Greci shares his work with young readers


January 18, 2023

Caroleine James/Wrangell Sentinel

Alaska author Paul Greci talked about his first book, "Surviving Bear Island," and his other outdoor adventure books during an event at the public library last Saturday.

During his presentation to young readers at the Irene Ingle Public Library on Jan. 14, Alaska author Paul Greci shared the formula that helped him produce his first novel, "Surviving Bear Island" - experience plus imagination equals story.

Inspired by his personal outdoor experiences, he imagined the gripping narrative of Tom Parker, who is stranded on a remote island after a sea kayaking accident separates him from his father.

The middle-grade adventure story was chosen as the Alaska Center for the Book's 2023 title. In partnership with the Alaska State Library, Alaska Humanities Forum an...

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