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Katherine Paterson

  • 5 stars across 26 books
    Katherine Paterson was born in China in 1932 - she was the middle of five children. Her parents were missionaries and during her childhood the family travelled extensively. After graduating she was a teacher in Virginia and later she travelled to Japan where she lived for four years. Katherine Paterson is twice winner of the Newbery Medal: in 1978 for BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA and in 1981 for JACOB HAVE I LOVED. Katherine now lives in Vermont, USA and loves to teach, read and cook.
    11th December 1980

    Bridge to Terabithia

    This is the story of a special friendship between a two lonely children, Jess and Leslie. Together they create an imagin... More

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    1st April 2011

    Brother Sun, Sister Moon

    Two-time Newbery Award winner and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Katherine Paterson reimagines Franci... More

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    1st December 2014

    The Flint Heart

    Gorgeous artwork from John Rocco illuminates a robust and wildly entertaining fantasy, wryly retold by Katherine and Joh... More

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    21st September 1995

    The King's Equal

    Prince Raphael is as rich and as handsome as a prince should be. He is also arrogant, greedy, and selfish. Knowing Rapha... More

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    15th October 2004

    Great Gilly Hopkins

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    27th March 2007

    Bridge to Terabithia

    Now a major motion picture from Disney, starring Josh Hutcherson and Zooey Deschanel! Discover the beloved Newbery Medal... More

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    1st February 1988

    The Puzzling Book

    Lots more puzzles for 8-12 year olds; based on the New International Version of the Bible. ... More

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