American children's writerwd:Q455852
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Wheelock College
occupation: writer, novelist, children's writer
Kathryn Lasky (born June 24, 1944) is an American children's writer who also writes for adults under the names Kathryn Lasky Knight and E. L. Swann. Her children's books include several Dear America books, The Royal Diaries books, Sugaring Time, The Night Journey, Wolves of the Beyond, and the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series. Her awards include Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature, National Jewish Book Award, and Newbery Honor.
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