♥ Book Title : Stories of My Life
☯ Full Synopsis : "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."Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : Images of God
☯ Full Synopsis : "Explores some of the images which biblical writers use to teach about God; images include light, rock, and wind as well as a gardener, father, and architect."Article| John Barstow Paterson, Katherine Paterson, Alexander Koshkin| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Who Am I?
☯ Full Synopsis : "The author uses her own experiences and stories to help young people understand God and the relevance of their Christian faith to everyday life."Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Preacher's Boy
☯ Full Synopsis : "Robbie Hewitt wants to get in as much living as he can between 1899 and 1900. He doesn't care that his antics leave his preacher father and the citizens of Leonardstown, Vermont, heartily unimpressed. But his high spirits and temper eventually entangle him in a dangerous scheme."Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Critical Reading Activities for the Works of Katherine Paterson
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♥ Book Title : A Midnight Clear
☯ Full Synopsis : "Twelve modern-day Christmas stories include the tales of a child coping with disappointment and a couple awaiting the birth of their baby"Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."
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☯ Full Synopsis : "CHBiographies"Article| EPUB 2-3| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Same Stuff as Stars
☯ Full Synopsis : "Angel's dad is in jail and her mum's abandoned her and her little brother at their great-grandmother's crumbling farmhouse. Grandma can't even look after herself, let alone two children, so Angel finds that it's left up to her. In a dreary and lonely world there is only one bright spot - a mysterious stranger who appears on clear nights to teach Angel all about the stars. * Katherine Paterson is an internationally acclaimed author who has won the Newbery Medal (twice), the National Book Award for Children's Literature (USA) twice, and the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award"Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Field of the Dogs
☯ Full Synopsis : "Despite having a new stepfather, new baby brother, and new school to deal with, Josh also has to cope with a new bully in his life, yet taking a lesson from his dog, Manch, who has the ability to speak, Josh soon discovers that he has the ability to put an end to his bully's evil ways. Reprint."Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : A Stubborn Sweetness and Other Stories for the Christmas Season
☯ Full Synopsis : "A Stubborn Sweetness and Other Stories for the Christmas Season is a collection of modern-day short stories by Katherine Paterson, award-winning author of Bridge to Terabithia and The Great Gilly Hopkins- both loved by children and adults for over twenty years. This compilation includes stories of real-life people such as a shopping mall's night watchman, a lonely widower, a pregnant teenage runaway, a political prisoner in China, a grieving mother, and a privileged American, who have forgotten the true meaning of Christmas because of loss, pain, greed or circumstances. Through unexpected and uplifting ways, each is reminded of the first Christmas story and the vision of hope and peace it offers the world. They realize that even in the darkness, the light and song of Christmas can be seen and heard. This heart-warming gift book, filled with stories of real people finding hope, courage, and faith amidst life's circumstances, radiates the spirit of the season and reminds each of us what Christmas truly means. Originally written to be read during her church's Christmas Eve service, this collection of holiday stories is perfect for individuals, families, and churches to read and share during the season."Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Katherine Paterson
☯ Full Synopsis : "Looks at the life and work of the Newbery Award-winning author, including her writing process, inspirations, and a critical discussion of her books."Article| Alice B. McGinty| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Great Gilly Hopkins
☯ Full Synopsis : "This timeless Newbery Honor Book from bestselling author Katherine Paterson about a wisecracking, ornary, completely unforgettable young heroine. Now a feature film starring Kathy Bates, Glenn Close, and Octavia Spencer! Eleven-year-old Gilly has been stuck in more foster families than she can remember, and she's hated them all. She has a reputation for being brash, brilliant, and completely unmanageable, and that's the way she likes it. So when she's sent to live with the Trotters—by far the strangest family yet—she knows it's only a temporary problem. Gilly decides to put her sharp mind to work and get out of there fast. She's determined to no longer be a foster kid. Before long she's devised an elaborate scheme to get her real mother to come rescue her. Unfortunately, the plan doesn't work out quite as she hoped it would..."Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Invisible Child
☯ Full Synopsis : "With the same perception, wit, and generosity that characterize her fiction, a much-honored writer shares her ideas about writing for children, as well as her passion for reading, her spiritual faith, and her conviction that the imagination must be nourished."Article| Katherine Paterson| Statement ..."