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Stories of My Life

by Katherine Paterson

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Katherine Paterson shares anecdotes from her life and demonstrates how the people and events from her life have shaped her prolific career as a children's and young adult writer. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0803740433, Hardcover)

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.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:15:22 -0400)

"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"--Amazon.com.

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