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Write five facts about the author of Bridge to Terabithia.

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ericliu | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 6, 2011 at 10:54 AM via web

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Write five facts about the author of Bridge to Terabithia.

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accessteacher | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 6, 2011 at 7:40 PM (Answer #1)

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You might like to google Katherine Paterson to find out more about her, or to follow the link that I have included below that will take you to the enotes study guide section on Katherine Paterson. However, just to get you started, here are some interesting facts about her.

Firstly, she was born in China, where she spent the first stage of her childhood. When she finished her education in China, she spent four years in Japan, which is the setting for her first three novels. She has received a number of awards for her books, including National Book Awards and Newbery Medals. She now lives with her husband in Vermont and has four grown children.

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