Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson

This is a complete list of Katherine Paterson books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Marvin Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Sign of the Chrysanthemum
1973
2
Of Nightingales That Weep
1974
3
6
The Master Puppeteer
1975
4
8.6
Bridge to Terabithia
1977
5
10
The Great Gilly Hopkins
1978
6
10
Jacob Have I Loved
1980
7
Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom
1983
8
Come Sing, Jimmy Jo
1985
9
Park's Quest
1988
10
Lyddie
1991
11
10
Flip-Flop Girl
1994
12
10
Jip: His Story
1996
13
Parzival: The Quest of the Grail Knight
1998
14
Preacher's Boy
1999
15
10
The Same Stuff as Stars
2002
16
6
Bread and Roses, Too
2006
17
The Day of the Pelican
2009
18
The Flint Heart (With: John Paterson)
The Flint Heart (With: John Paterson)
2011
19
My Brigadista Year
2017
20
Birdie's Bargain
2021

List of Chapter Books in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Tongue-Cut Sparrow
1987
2
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
1990
3
The Angel and the Donkey
1996
4
Celia and the Sweet, Sweet Water
1998
5
The Wide-Awake Princess
2000
6
Blueberries for the Queen
2004
7
The Light of the World: The Life of Jesus for Children
2008
8
Brother Sun, Sister Moon
2011
9
Under The Spell Of The Moon
2012
10
The Night of His Birth
2019

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Gates of Excellence: On Reading and Writing Books for Children
1981
2
Consider the Lilies: Plants of the Bible
1986
3
The Spying Heart: More Thoughts on Reading and Writing Books for Children
1989
4
Who Am I?: Exploring What It Means to Be a Child of God
1992
5
A Sense of Wonder: On Reading and Writing Books for Children
1995
6
Images of God
1998
7
The Invisible Child
2001
8
Stories of My Life
2014

List of Stephanie S. Tolan Children's Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Liberation of Tansy Warner (By: Stephanie S. Tolan)
1980
2
Grandpa—and Me (By: Stephanie S. Tolan)
1982
3
A Time to Fly Free (By: Stephanie S. Tolan)
1983
4
Pride of the Peacock (By: Stephanie S. Tolan)
1985
5
Marcy Hooper and the Greatest Treasure in the World (By: Stephanie S. Tolan, Karen Milone)
1991
6
Bridge to Terabithia (With: Stephanie S. Tolan, Steve Liebman)
1992
7
Sophie and the Sidewalk Man (By: Stephanie S. Tolan, Susan Avishai)
1992
8
The Witch of Maple Park (By: Stephanie S. Tolan)
1992
9
Save Halloween! (By: Stephanie S. Tolan)
1993
10
The Face in the Mirror (By: Stephanie S. Tolan)
1998
11
Bartholomew's Blessing (By: Margie Moore, Stephanie S. Tolan)
2004
12
Listen! (By: Stephanie S. Tolan)
2006
13
Wishworks, Inc. (By: Amy June Bates, Stephanie S. Tolan)
Wishworks, Inc. (By: Amy June Bates, Stephanie S. Tolan)
2009
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List of Harper Trophy Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Hurry Home, Candy (By: Meindert DeJong)
1953
2
Shadrach (By: Meindert DeJong)
1953
3
Little Witch (By: Anna Elizabeth Bennett)
Little Witch (By: Anna Elizabeth Bennett)
1953
4
Along Came a Dog (By: Meindert DeJong)
1958
5
The Summer of the Falcon (By: Jean Craighead George)
1962
6
Grizzly (By: Gilbert Riswold)
Grizzly (By: Gilbert Riswold)
1964
7
Noonday Friends (By: Mary Stolz)
Noonday Friends (By: Mary Stolz)
1965
8
The Seventeenth-Street Gang (By: Emily Cheney Neville)
The Seventeenth-Street Gang (By: Emily Cheney Neville)
1966
9
Sour Land (By: William H. Armstrong)
1971
10
The Park Book (By: Charlotte Zolotow)
The Park Book (By: Charlotte Zolotow)
1972
11
The Haunted Mountain (By: Laszlo Kubinyi, Mollie Hunter)
The Haunted Mountain (By: Laszlo Kubinyi, Mollie Hunter)
1972
12
The Sign of the Chrysanthemum
1973
13
A Billion for Boris (By: Mary Rodgers)
1974
14
A Stranger Came Ashore (By: Mollie Hunter)
A Stranger Came Ashore (By: Mollie Hunter)
1975
15
The Wicked One (By: Mollie Hunter)
The Wicked One (By: Mollie Hunter)
1977
16
Runaway To Freedom ( By: Barbara Smucker)
Runaway To Freedom ( By: Barbara Smucker)
1979
17
Poem stew (By: William Cole)
Poem stew (By: William Cole)
1981
18
The Land I Lost (By: Quang Nhuong Huynh)
The Land I Lost (By: Quang Nhuong Huynh)
1982
19
Summer Switch (By: Mary Rodgers)
1982
20
The Magical Adventures of Pretty Pearl (By: Virginia Hamilton)
1983
21
Desdemona-Twelve Going on Desperate (By: Beverly Keller)
1986
22
Hey World, Here I Am! (By: Jean Little)
Hey World, Here I Am! (By: Jean Little)
1986
23
The Two-Thousand-Pound Goldfish (By: Betsy Byars)
1987
24
Stonewords (By: Pam Conrad)
Stonewords (By: Pam Conrad)
1990
25
What's So Terrible About Swallowing an Apple Seed? (By: Harriet Lerner, Susan Goldhor)
1996
26
Crush (By: Ellen Conford)
Crush (By: Ellen Conford)
1998
27
Good Night, Maman (By: Norma Fox Mazer)
Good Night, Maman (By: Norma Fox Mazer)
1999
28
Pilot Down, Presumed Dead (By: Marjorie Phleger)
Pilot Down, Presumed Dead (By: Marjorie Phleger)
2009
29
Will Spring Be Early? Or Will Spring Be Late? (By: Crockett Johnson)
2018
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List of Katherine Paterson Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Travellers in Time: Past, Present, and to Come
1980
2
The World In 1492
1992
3
When I Was Your Age: Original Stories about Growing Up
1996
4
Places I Never Meant To Be
1999
5
Tomorrowland: 10 Stories About The Future
1999
6
The Young Oxford Book of Christmas Stories
2001
7
The Swiftly Tilting Worlds of Madeleine L'Engle: Essays In Her Honor
2001
8
Open Your Eyes
2003
9
Acting Out
2008
10
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure
2011
11
Totally Middle School: Tales of Friends, Family, and Fitting in
2018
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Katherine Paterson: Biography

Katherine Paterson (Katherine Womeldorf) was born on October 31st, 1932 and is currently 91 years old. Katherine Paterson was born in Qing Jiang, China.

Katherine Paterson (Katherine Womeldorf) is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 20 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1973 with the novel The Sign of the Chrysanthemum. The most recently released novel was Birdie's Bargain which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Katherine at this time.

Katherine Paterson has also written the Picture Books series which has 10 books including The Tongue-Cut Sparrow and The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks.

Katherine Paterson: Awards & Accolades

Paterson's books have won multiple awards, The Master Puppeteer won the National Book Awards, Children's Literature, in 1977. Bridge to Terabithia won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 1978. The Great Gilly Hopkins won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 1979 as well as the National Book Awards - Children's Literature in 1979. Jacob Have I Loved won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 1981.

Katherine Paterson books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Great Gilly Hopkins was nominated for the National Book Awards, Children's Books - Paperback, in 1980. Jacob Have I Loved was nominated for the National Book Awards, Children's Books - Hardcover, in 1981 as well as the National Book Awards - Children's Books - Paperback in 1982. The Master Puppeteer was nominated for the National Book Awards, Children's Books - Paperback, in 1982.

Katherine Paterson: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Katherine Paterson on Book Notification is Bridge to Terabithia, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Katherine Paterson on Book Notification is Bridge to Terabithia, a Standalone novel.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Katherine Paterson are:

  1. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Louisa May Alcott, author of the Little Women Series.
  3. Harper Lee, author of the To Kill a Mockingbird Series.
  4. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  5. Stephenie Meyer, author of the Twilight Series.

Katherine Paterson: F.A.Q

When was Katherine Paterson Born? How old is Katherine Paterson?

Katherine Paterson was born on October 31st, 1932. Katherine Paterson is currently 91 years old.

Where was Katherine Paterson Born?

Katherine Paterson was born in Qing Jiang, China and is Chinese.

What book awards has Katherine Paterson won?

The Master Puppeteer: National Book Awards Children's Literature (1977).
Bridge to Terabithia: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Medal (1978).
The Great Gilly Hopkins: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (1979), National Book Awards Children's Literature (1979).
Jacob Have I Loved: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Medal (1981).

What was the first book Katherine Paterson wrote?

The first novel written by Katherine Paterson was The Sign of the Chrysanthemum, published in 1973.

What was the most recent book Katherine Paterson wrote?

Her most recently released work was Birdie's Bargain on October 5th, 2021.

Will there be any more books by Katherine Paterson?

Katherine Paterson does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Katherine Paterson written?

Katherine Paterson has written 51 books. 3 books in the Marvin Series, 20 Standalone Novels, 2 books in the Chapter Books, 10 books in the Picture Books, 7 books in the Collections, 8 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Stephanie S. Tolan Children's Books, 1 book in the Harper Trophy Books Series.

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