Quotes by Katherine Paterson

About Katherine Paterson:

Katherine Paterson is a Chinese-born American author best known for children's novels. For four different books published 1975-1980,she won two Newbery Medals and two National Book Awards. She is one of three people to win the two major international awards: for "lasting contribution to children's literature" she won the biennial Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing in 1998. For her career contribution to "children's and young adult literature in the broadest sense", she won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from the Swedish Arts Council in 2006, the biggest prize in children's literature. She was awarded the 2007 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature. She was the second U.S. National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, 2010–2011, and she received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal from the American Library Association in 2013.

Author Bio

  • NameKatherine Paterson
  • DescriptionAmerican children's book author
  • BornOctober 31, 1932
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist; Children's Writer
  • WorksThe Master Puppeteer; Bridge To Terabithia; The Great Gilly Hopkins; Jacob Have I Loved
  • AwardsNewbery Medal; Hans Christian Andersen Award; Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award