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Kathryn Lasky

  • 5 stars across 27 books
    People often ask Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky how and why she writes both fiction and nonfiction. The author, who has written more than forty books, answers, "I am equally attracted to both types of writing because for me the most important thing is if a story is real. Real stories can be either fiction or nonfiction. I am sure a lot of folks must think I'm rather scattered doing all these different books," Kathryn Lasky admits. "But to me, the whole part of being an artist is to get up every morning and reinvent the world." Kathryn Lasky and her husband live in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    1st April 2016

    The Journey

    ". . . a wonderful teaching tool for those who are welcoming refugees into their community."- The New York Times ... More

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    3rd January 2007

    The Shattering

    Fifth title in a mythic adventure series in which the heroes are owls! Soren's sister, Eglantine, is fal... More

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    1st June 2008

    Elizabeth

    Each book in this series features one of Thomas the Tank Engine's very good friends.... More

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    3rd January 2007

    The Siege

    Fourth title in a mythic adventure series in which the heroes are owls! In the owl kingdom, a war betwee... More

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    27th May 2005

    Marie Antoinette

    A lively retelling of the tumultuous life of Marie Antoinette, as she grows from Austrian princess to tragic queen. The ... More

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    30th September 2010

    LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE

    Now a major motion picture! Enter the world of the owls and meet the heroes who keep it safe... Born in... More

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    7th May 2015

    The Extra

    In this chilling but ultimately uplifting novel, Kathryn Lasky imagines a story of survival unlike any other. A... More

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    1st February 2008

    Pirate Bob

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    1st February 2011

    Poodle and Hound

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    23rd October 2010

    The Rescue

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    • LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE

      LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA'HOOLE

      Kathryn Lasky's Owl books are just right for my owl-fanatic kids. You learn about so many different types of them. I never knew some of them were diur...

    • The Shattering

      The Shattering

      Kathryn Lasky must love owls. She knows every single thing about them. Her books are a good starting point for me with my children to discuss species,...

    • The Siege

      The Siege

      Kathryn Lasky must love owls. She knows every single thing about them. This book was a good starting point for me with my children to discuss species,...