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Kathryn Lasky (1944-) Biography - Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Writings, Adaptations, Work in Progress

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(Kathryn Lasky Knight, E. L. Swann)

Born 1944, in Indianapolis, IN; Education: University of Michigan, B.A., 1966; Wheelock College, M.A., 1977. Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Sailing, skiing, hiking, reading, movies.


Agent—Jed Mattes, 175 West 73rd St., New York, NY.

Writer.


FOR CHILDREN

(With Lucy Floyd) Agatha's Alphabet, Rand McNally, 1975.

I Have Four Names for My Grandfather, illustrated with photographs by husband, Christopher G. Knight, Little, Brown (Boston, MA, 1976.

Tugboats Never Sleep, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1977.

Tall Ships, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Scribner (New York, NY), 1978.

My Island Grandma, illustrated by Emily McCully, Warne (New York, NY), 1979, illustrated by Amy Schwartz, Morrow (New York, NY), 1993.

The Weaver's Gift, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Warne (New York, NY), 1981.

Dollmaker: The Eyelight and the Shadow, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Scribner (New York, NY), 1981.

The Night Journey, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, Warne (New York, NY), 1981.

Jem's Island, illustrated by Ronald Himler, Scribner (New York, NY), 1982.

Sugaring Time, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1983.

Beyond the Divide, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1983.

(With son, Maxwell B. Knight) A Baby for Max, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Scribner (New York, NY), 1984.

Prank, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1984.

Home Free, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1985.

Puppeteer, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1985.

Pageant, Four Winds Press (New York, NY), 1986.

Sea Swan, illustrated by Catherine Stock, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1988.

The Bone Wars, Morrow (New York, NY), 1988.

Traces of Life: The Origins of Humankind, illustrated by Whitney Powell, Morrow (New York, NY), 1989.

Dinosaur Dig, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Morrow (New York, NY), 1990.

Fourth of July Bear, illustrated by Helen Cogancherry, Morrow (New York, NY), 1991.

Surtsey: The Newest Place on Earth, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight and Sigurdur Thoraisson, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1992.

Think like an Eagle: At Work with a Wildlife Photographer, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight and Jack Swedberg, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1992.
I Have an Aunt on Marlborough Street, illustrated by Susan Guevara, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1992.

The Solo, illustrated by Bobette McCarthy, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1993.

The Tantrum, illustrated by Bobette McCarthy, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1993.

Monarchs, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1993.

(With daughter, Meribah Knight) Searching for Laura Ingalls: A Reader's Journey, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1993.

Lunch Bunnies, illustrated by Marylin Hafner, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1993.

Memoirs of a Bookbat, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1994.

Beyond the Burning Time, Blue Sky Press/Scholastic (New York, NY), 1994.

Cloud Eyes, illustrated by Barry Moser, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1994.

The Librarian Who Measured the Earth, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1994.

Days of the Dead, illustrated by Christopher G. Knight, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1994.

Pond Year, illustrated by Mike Bostok, Candlewick (Cambridge, MA), 1995.

She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head!, illustrated by David Catrow, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1995.

The Gates of the Wind, illustrated by Janet Stevens, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1995.

A Journey to the New World: The Diary of Remember Patience Whipple, Mayflower, 1620, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1996.

True North: A Novel of the Underground Railroad, Blue Sky Press/Scholastic (New York, NY), 1996.

A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain, illustrated by Barry Moser, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1996.

The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1997.

Marven of the Great North Woods, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1997.

Hercules: The Man, the Myth, the Hero, illustrated by Mark Hess, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1997.

Grace the Pirate, illustrated by Karen Lee Schmidt, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1997.

Shadows in the Dawn: The Lemurs of Madagascar, illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1998.

Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1998.

Sophie and Rose, illustrated by Wendy Anderson Helperin, Candlewick Press (Cambridge, MA), 1998.

Alice Rose and Sam, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1998.

Show and Tell Bunnies, illustrated by Marylin Hafner, Candlewick Press (Cambridge, MA), 1998.

The Emperor's Old Clothes, illustrated by David Catrow, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1999.

Star Split, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1999.

Elizabeth I, Red Rose of the House of Tudor, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1999.

First Painter, illustrated by Rocco Baviera, DK Ink (New York, NY), 2000.

The Journal of Augustus Pelletier: The Lewis and Clark Expedition, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2000.

Lucille's Snowsuit, Crown Publishers (New York, NY), 2000.

Marie Antoinette, Princess of Versailles, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2000.

Science Fair Bunnies, Candlewick Press (Cambridge, MA), 2000.

Vision of Beauty: The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker, illustrated by Nneka Bennett, Candlewick Press (Cambridge, MA), 2000.

Born in the Breezes: The Seafaring Life of Joshua Slocum, illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop, Orchard (New York, NY), 2001.

Christmas after All: The Great Depression Diary of Minnie Swift, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2001.

Interrupted Journey: Saving Endangered Sea Turtles, photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Candlewick (Cambridge, MA), 2001.

Starring Lucille, illustrated by Marylin Hafner, Alfred A. Knopf (New York, NY), 2001.

Jahanara: Princess of Princesses, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2002.

Mary, Queen of Scots, Queen without a Country, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2002.

(With Jane Kamine) Mommy's Hands, Hyperion (New York, NY), 2002.

Porkenstein, illustrated by David Jarvis, Blue Sky Press (New York, NY), 2002.

A Time for Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2002.

Before I Was Your Mother, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2003.

Home at Last, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2003.

Hope in My Heart, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2003.

Lucille Camps In, illustrated by Marilyn Hafner, Alfred A. Knopf (New York, NY), 2003.

The Man Who Made Time Travel, Melanie Kroupa Books (New York, NY), 2003.

A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet, Candlewick Press (Cambridge, MA), 2003.

An American Spring, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2004.

Blood Secret, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 2004.

Charles Darwin, Candlewick Press (Cambridge, MA), 2004.

Humphrey, Albert, and the Flying Machine, illustrated by John Manders, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2004.

Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Heaven, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2004.

Love That Baby!: A Book about Babies for New Brothers, Sisters, Cousins, and Friends, illustrated by Jennifer Plecas, Candlewick Press (Cambridge, MA), 2004.


"STARBUCK FAMILY" SERIES; MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

Double Trouble Squared, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1991.

Shadows in the Water, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1992.

A Voice in the Wind, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 1993.


"GUARDIANS OF GA'HOOLE" SERIES; MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

The Capture, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2003.

Burning, Turtleback, 2004.

The Rescue, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2004.

The Siege, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2004.

The Shattering, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2004.


FOR ADULTS; AS KATHRYN LASKY KNIGHT, EXCEPT AS NOTED

Atlantic Circle (nonfiction), illustrated with photographs by Christopher G. Knight, Norton (New York, NY), 1985.

Trace Elements (novel), Norton (New York, NY), 1986.

The Widow of Oz (novel), Norton (New York, NY), 1989.

Mortal Words (novel), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1990.

Mumbo Jumbo (novel), Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1991.

Dark Swan (novel), St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1994.

(Under pseudonym E. L. Swann) Night Gardening (mystery novel), Hyperion (New York, NY), 1998.


Contributor to periodicals, including Horn Book, New York Times Book Review, and Sail.


Sugaring Time was adapted as a filmstrip by Random House/Miller-Brody, 1984, for audiocassette, 1986, and for videocassette, 1988.


A second mystery novel.


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