Katherine Paterson

About Katherine Paterson

Birth Day: October 31, 1932
Birth Place: Huai'an, China

Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson was born on October 31, 1932 in Huai'an, China. Writer of Bridge to Terabithia, Jacob Have I Loved, The Master Puppeteer, and other acclaimed works of children's literature.
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Popular As Katherine Paterson
Occupation Children's Author
Age 88 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born October 31, 1932 (Huai'an, China)
Birthday October 31
Town/City Huai'an, China
Nationality China

🌙 Zodiac

Katherine Paterson’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Katherine Paterson was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Writer of Bridge to Terabithia, Jacob Have I Loved, The Master Puppeteer, and other acclaimed works of children's literature.

Before Fame

Her debut work of children's fiction, The Sign of the Chrysanthemum, appeared in the mid-1970s.


She received numerous literary honors, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award, the Newbery Medal, and the National Book Award.

Family Life

She was born in China to American missionary parents, and she grew up speaking Chinese as her first language. She later settled in Vermont with her Presbyterian minister husband.

Associated With

She was the 2013 recipient of the American Library Association's prestigious Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal.

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