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Of Nightingales That Weep

Of Nightingales That Weep( )
Author: Paterson, Katherine
Paterson, K.
Illustrator: Wells, Haru
ISBN:978-0-8335-4540-4
Publication Date:Jan 1989
Publisher:Perfection Learning Corporation
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.20
Book Description:

The vain young daughter of a samurai finds her comfortable life ripped apart when opposing warrior clans begin a struggle for imperial control of Japan

Book Details
Pages:170
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Asia
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.16 x 7.68 x 0.68 Inches
Book Weight:0.48 Pounds
Author Biography
Paterson, Katherine (Author)
Katherine Paterson was born in Qing Jiang, Jiangsu, China in 1932. She attended King College in Bristol, Tennessee and then graduate school in Virginia where she studied Bible and Christian education.

Before going to graduate school, she was a teacher for one year and after graduate school, she moved to Japan to be a missionary.

Her first book, Sign of the Chrysanthemum was published in 1991. Other titles to follow included The Bridge to Terabithia and Jacod Have I Loved which both won her a Newbery Award, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Lyddie and The Master Puppeteer.

In addition to the Newbery Award, she is the recipient of numerous others including the Scott O'Dell Award, the National Book Award for Children's Literature, the American Book Award, the American Library Association's Best Books for Young Adults Award and the New York Times Outstanding Books of the Year Award. She was also honored with the Hans Christian Anderson Award.

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