Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson

Worlds Awaiting - Season 3, Episode 7 , Segment 2

Better Writers, Author Katherine Paterson

Episode: Better Writers, Author Katherine Paterson

  • Feb 17, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 8:16 mins

Katherine Paterson is the Newbery Medal-winning author of Bridge to Terabithia. Patterson talks with Jessica Verzello of the Worlds Awaiting team about her newest book, My Brigadista Year. This historical novel follows a young Cuban teenager as she volunteers for Fidel Castro’s national literacy campaign and travels into the impoverished countryside to teach others how to read. Katherine Paterson has written more than thirty books and is recipient of many of the highest accolades awarded in children’s literature.