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Katherine Winters (1936-) Biography

Awards, Honors, SidelightsPersonal, Career, Member, Writings

(Kay Winters)

Born 1936, in Trenton, NJ; Education: Beaver College (now Arcadia University), B.S.; attended Boston University; Wheelock College, M.S.; attended Lehigh University. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Protestant. Hobbies and other interests: Reading, biking, walking, gardening, traveling.

Children's book author, reviewer, and consultant. Massachusetts Public Schools, Newton, MA, elementary education teacher, 1960-63; Palisades School District, Kintnersville, PA, elementary education teacher and supervisor, 1968-92. American International Schools, education consultant, 1970-80.

International Reading Association, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Authors Guild.

Katherine Winters


Did You See What I Saw?: Poems about School, illustrated by Martha Weston, Viking (New York, NY), 1996.

(Reteller) Talk! Talk! Talk! A Haitian Fable, illustrated by JoAnn Kitchel, Celebration Press (Glenview, IL), 1996.

The Teeny Tiny Ghost, illustrated by Lynn Munsinger, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1997.

Wolf Watch, illustrated by Laura Regan, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997.

Where Are the Bears?, illustrated by Brian Lies, Bantam Doubleday Dell (New York, NY), 1998.

How Will the Easter Bunny Know?, illustrated by Martha Weston, Yearling (New York, NY), 1999.

Whooo's Haunting the Teeny Tiny Ghost?, illustrated by Lynn Munsinger, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1999.

Tiger Trail, illustrated by Laura Regan, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2000.

But Mom, Everybody Else Does, illustrated by Doug Cushman, Dutton Children's Books (New York, NY), 2002.

Abraham Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 2003.

Voices of Ancient Egypt, illustrated by Barry Moser, National Geographic Society (Washington, DC), 2003.

My Teacher for President, illustrated by Denise Brunkus, Dutton Children's Books (New York, NY), 2004.

The Teeny Tiny Ghost and the Monster, illustrated by Lynn Munsinger, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 2004.


(With Marta Felber) The Teacher's Copebook: How to End the Year Better Than You Started, Fearon, 1980.

Winters has also written reading textbooks for Scott Foresman and Houghton Mifflin.

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