Katherine Applegate is the uthor of, winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal. Her novel spent over twenty weeks on the children 's bestseller list, and her first middle-grade stand-alone novel, the award-winning, continues to be ncluded on state reading lists, summer reading lists, and class reading lists.
Katherine has written three picture books:; ( often used as a companion ook to for younger readers); and ( publishing in spring, 2018). For beginning readers, Katherine wrote, a seven-book series.
With her wif, Michael Grant, Katherine co-wrote, a long-running series that has sold over 35 million books worldwide.
Katherine lives in Marin County, California, with her family and assorted pets.