Katherine Paterson Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Katherine Paterson.

  • 3 Biographies
  • 3 Student Essays
  • 20 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more

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Biographies (3)

2,863 words, approx. 10 pages
Two-time Newbery Medal winner Katherine Paterson writes of children in crisis, at the crossroads of major decisions in their lives. Her youthful protagonists turn "tragedy to triumph by bravely choosi... Read more
5,902 words, approx. 20 pages
October 21, 1932. Born in the Jiangsu Province of China in the city of Qing Jiang. "If I tell you that I was born in China of Southern Presbyterian missionary parents, I have already given away the th... Read more
10,726 words, approx. 36 pages
Katherine Paterson's reverence for words coupled with her respect for the power of story prompted her to keep writing for years when, not ready to publish, she was learning her craft. Her reluctance o... Read more