Katherine Paterson
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Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson is the internationally acclaimed author of over 35 books for children and young adults.

She has twice won both the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award. She received the 1998 Hans Christian Andersen Medal as well as the 2006 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for the body of her work, and was the National Ambassador for Children's Literature for the Library of Congress.

Two of her best-selling books have been made into feature films - "The Bridge to Terabithia" and "The Great Gilly Hopkins". An active promoter of reading, education and literacy, she lives in Barre, Vermont. She has four children and seven grandchildren, and her beloved dog, Pixie.

Visit Katherine Paterson on her web site at www.terabithia.com

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    • Bridge to Terabithia

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Robert Sean Leonard
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,238
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,092
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,091

    Jess Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses over to the boys' side and outruns everyone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By R. G. Pickering on 09-16-16

    Regular price: $19.38

    • The Great Gilly Hopkins

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    At age 11, Gilly is nobody's real kid. If only she could find her beautiful mother, Courtney, and live with her instead of in the ugly foster home where she has just been placed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heartbreakingly Wonderful

    • By CM on 04-18-17

    Regular price: $19.38

    • The Same Stuff as Stars

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Katherine Paterson, author of Newbery Medal winners Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved, again displays her storytelling talent in this powerful novel....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enchanting

    • By GettingIntoShape on 04-02-17

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Jacob Have I Loved

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Moira Kelly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    "Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated." With her grandmother's taunt, Louise knew that she, like the biblical Esau, was the despised elder twin....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Beware . This book is shortened. AKA abridged.

    • By Charlotte on 03-02-18

    Regular price: $13.68

    • Lyddie

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Melba Sibrel
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    When Lyddie and her younger brother are hired out as servants to help pay off their family farm's debts, Lyddie is determined to find a way to reunite her family once again....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic.

    • By andrea on 02-05-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • My Brigadista Year

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Frankie Corzo
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Katherine Paterson follows a Cuban teenager as she volunteers for Fidel Castro's national literacy campaign and travels into the impoverished countryside to teach others how to read....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Develops empathy with a long perceived American enemy

    • By MKF on 09-12-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Bread and Roses, Too

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Rosa's mother is singing again, for the first time since Papa died in an accident in the mills. But instead of filling their cramped tenement apartment with Italian lullabies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Moving

    • By Sylvia on 03-21-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Preacher's Boy

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Willful and high-spirited, exerting his independence at every turn, 10-year-old Robert "Robbie" Burns Hewitt plans to live life to the fullest....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Day of the Pelican

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Lleshis are Albanians living in Kosovo, a country trying to fight off Serbian oppressors, and suddenly they are homeless refugees. Then, unexpectedly, they are brought to America by a church group....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Jip, His Story

    • By: Katherine Paterson
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    They tell Jip he tumbled off the back of a wagon when he was small, and no one ever came back for him. He never had a reason to question this tale - but then a stranger shows up and begins asking about him around town....

    Regular price: $21.00

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