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Katherine Paterson

3.9 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Katherine Paterson
The Flint Heart (2011)
3.65 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I might have enjoyed it more if I were more familiar with the original Eden Phillpotts's 1910 Fantasy from which this fairy tale is "freely abridged." Unfortunately I didn't find it magical or enchanting. The initial premise seemed interesting. The flint heart is a talisman of p...
Brother Sun, Sister Moon: Saint Francis of Assisi's Canticle of the Creatures (2011)
4.06 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Stunningly beautiful illustrations!What an incredible book, written by two-time Newbery Medal winner for The Bridge over Terabithia and Jacob I Have Loved. Based on St. Francis of Assissi's Canticle of the Creatures, this is a book of purpose, of nature, and of the intertwining o...
The Day of the Pelican (2009)
3.68 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Being forced out of your home is hard enough, but imagine thinking that it was all your fault. Young student Meli Lleshi had a great life in Kosovo. She had a loving family, a comfortable place to live, and a best friend. In this thrilling story Meli must learn to adapt to her ch...
A Stubborn Sweetness and Other Stories for the Christmas Season (2013)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I am a pretty big Paterson fan. These stories are good if you are also a fan. Not sure they would make you like her if you don't. I recognized a pattern after three stories or so, and at least 2/3 of them were predictable in that way. Several stood out as slightly darker and more...
Giving Thanks: Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving (2013)
3.92 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: The illustrations are gorgeous! They are made from cut paper, and are beautiful! There are some small, colored illustrations, too. Those are pretty, though they are less seen. I like the variety of poems and prayers and praises in the book, and that they are divided up into secti...
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