Who Won the 1978
Newbery Medal

Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

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Making Music for 'The Mandarin Ducks'

And I was immediately fascinated with the opportunity,” says the conductor and associate professor of music. The story is based on a children's illustrated book, “The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks,” by Katherine Paterson. “It's an original story but ...

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Children's authors lined up for speakers' series

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Katherine Paterson has written 16 novels for children. She won the Newbery Medal for “Bridge to Terabithia” and “Jacob Have I Loved.” Her other books, “The Master Puppeteer” and “The Great Gilly Hopkins,” received the National Book Award. The Library ...

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Vermont Considers Dumping Dorothy Canfield Fisher Over Ties to Eugenics Movement

Seven Days
"There were wonderful parts of her," said children's author Katherine Paterson of Montpelier, winner of the National Book Award, the Newbery Medal and other honors — though not Vermont's Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award. "But there were also parts ...

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College Town: WSU hosts children's literature institute

Worcester Telegram
“We are excited to have Katherine Paterson, who was named a 'Living Legend' by the Library of Congress, and is the author of many well-known children's books, including 'Bridge to Terabithia,' ” Tateronis said. Paterson's inspiration for this Newbery ...

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