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Stories of My Life

by Katherine Paterson

eBook

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 tales reveal details about her life from her childhood with missionary parents, to living as a single woman in Japan, to raising four children in suburban Maryland with her minister husband. Read about the origins of such familiar characters as Leslie Burke and Janice Avery from Bridge to Terabithia, and go behind the scenes to the moments Katherine found out she won her many awards. Filled with personal photos and letters, this funny, heartwarming history from a legendary writer lets fans in on the making of literary classics.


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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 16, 2014

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781101620656
  • Release date: October 16, 2014

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781101620656
  • File size: 17664 KB
  • Release date: October 16, 2014


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Kindle Book
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EPUB eBook

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1080
Text Difficulty:7-9

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 tales reveal details about her life from her childhood with missionary parents, to living as a single woman in Japan, to raising four children in suburban Maryland with her minister husband. Read about the origins of such familiar characters as Leslie Burke and Janice Avery from Bridge to Terabithia, and go behind the scenes to the moments Katherine found out she won her many awards. Filled with personal photos and letters, this funny, heartwarming history from a legendary writer lets fans in on the making of literary classics.


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