·Katherine Womeldorf Paterson (born Oct. 31, 1932) is a Chinese-born American writer best known for children's novels, including Bridge to Terabithia. For 4…
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Katherine Womeldorf Paterson (born Oct. 31, 1932) is a Chinese-born American writer best known for children's novels, including Bridge to Terabithia. For 4 different books published 1975-1980, she won two Newbery Medals and two National Book Awards. She is one of 4 people to win the 2 major international awards; for "lasting contribution to children's literature" she won the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing in 1998. She won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2006.
From two-time Newbery award-winning author Katherine Paterson. When Lyddie and her younger brother are hired out as servants to help pay offtheir family farm's debts, Lyddie is determined to find a way to reunite herfamily once again. Hearing about all the money a girl can make working in thetextile mills in Lowell, Massachusetts, she makes her way there, only to findthat her dreams of returning home may never come true. Includes an all-new common core aligned educator's guide. "Rich in