Katherine Alice Applegate is an American young adult and children's fiction writer, best known as the author of the Animorphs, Remnants, Everworld, and other book series. She won the 2013 Newbery Medal for her 2012 children's novel The One and Only Ivan. Applegate's most popular books are science fiction, fantasy, and adventure novels. She won the Best New Children's Book Series Award in 1997 in Publishers Weekly. Her book Home of the Brave has won several awards. She also wrote a chapter book series in 2008–09 called Roscoe Riley Rules.
|Born:||Katherine Alice Applegate, October 9, 1956, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States|
|Pen name:||L. E. Blair, Katherine Kendall, Beth Kincaid, A. R. Plumb, Pat Pollari|
|Genre:||Children's fantasy, science fiction, adventure novels|
|Notable works:||The One and Only Ivan, Animorphs|
|Notable awards:||Newbery Medal, 2013|
|Twitter:||K. A. Applegate's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||K. A. Applegate's IMDb|
About Katherine Alice Applegate
American author best known for her science fiction and fantasy series Animorphs and Everworld.
She began writing the Animorphs series in 1996, and it came to its conclusion in 2001.
She won the 2013 Newbery Award for her book The One and Only Ivan.
Her husband, Michael Grant, co-authored many of her projects. They adopted their daughter, Julia, from China.
Jack Gantos won the Newbery Medal for his novel Dead End in Norvelt, in 2012.
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- Writers of young adult literature
- Writers from Ann Arbor, Michigan
- Newbery Medal winners
- American young adult novelists
- Women writers of young adult literature