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Flip-Flop Girl

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ISBN-10: 0140376798

ISBN-13: 9780140376791

Edition: N/A

Authors: Katherine Paterson

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List price: $6.99
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 2/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

Katherine Paterson was born in Qing Jiang, Jiangsu, China in 1932. She attended King College in Bristol, Tennessee and then graduate school in Virginia where she studied Bible and Christian education. Before going to graduate school, she was a teacher for one year and after graduate school, she moved to Japan to be a missionary. Her first book, Sign of the Chrysanthemum was published in 1991. Other titles to follow included The Bridge to Terabithia and Jacod Have I Loved which both won her a Newbery Award, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Lyddie and The Master Puppeteer. In addition to the Newbery Award, she is the recipient of numerous others including the Scott O'Dell Award, the National Book Award for Children's Literature, the American Book Award, the American Library Association's Best Books for Young Adults Award and the New York Times Outstanding Books of the Year Award. She was also honored with the Hans Christian Anderson Award.