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Stories of My Life

Stories of My Life( )
Author: Paterson, Katherine
ISBN:978-0-14-750918-5
Publication Date:Oct 2015
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint:Speak
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.99
Book Description:

From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children's books. Told with her trademark humor and heart, Paterson's life stories tell tales from her childhood growing up with missionaries, to living as a single woman in Japan, to raising four children in suburban Maryland with her minister husband. Read about the origins of some of her most beloved...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Short Stories
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.719 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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