Fifth Grade Families!
Katherine Paterson Author Talk
World-renowned children’s author, Vermont resident, and frequent VHC presenter Katherine Paterson will speak about her work, including her book, . The novel of historical fiction tells the story of the 1912 “Bread and Roses” strike in the Lawrence, Massachusetts textile mills through the eyes of an Italian-American girl and a runaway boy., which is the
Vermonters and lovers of children’s literature are undoubtedly familiar with Katherine Paterson and her many highly-acclaimed works, including . She is the author of more than 30 books, including 16 novels for children and young people. She has won the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award twice each. Her novel , about an Albanian refugee family who moves to Barre, was also a Vermont Reads pick, in 2010.