Kathryn Lasky





Kathryn Lasky


Born
in Indianapolis, Indiana, The United States
June 24, 1944

Website

Twitter

Genre


Kathryn Lasky is the American author of many critically acclaimed books, including several Dear America books, several Royal Diaries books, 1984 Newbery Honor winning Sugaring Time, The Night Journey, and the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her latest book, Guardians of Ga'Hoole Book 15: The War of the Ember, was released on November 1, 2008. Guardians of Gahoole: A guide to the Great Tree was released on September 1st, almost a month before projected selling time. She was born June 24, 1944, and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is married to Christopher Knight, with whom she lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Book 15, The War of the Ember, is currently the last book in the Ga'Hoole series. The Rise of
...more

Kathryn Lasky isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.
They all liked it!

"Many threads run through this richly textured autobiographical novel. ...Sarah's quest for justice and truth has all the authenticity of remembered experience, no glimmer of cliche, and plenty of humor and action." -Kirkus Reviews



"Wonderfully funny and poignant....Lasky never disappoints... and this semiautobiographical story is her most powerful yet." -Publishers Weekly



"For...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on March 27, 2016 09:21 • 24 views
Average rating: 3.98 · 165,573 ratings · 7,508 reviews · 168 distinct works · Similar authors
The Capture (Guardians of G...

3.87 avg rating — 17,853 ratings — published 2003 — 46 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Journey (Guardians of G...

3.99 avg rating — 9,059 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Rescue (Guardians of Ga...

4.07 avg rating — 8,380 ratings — published 2003 — 35 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Siege (Guardians of Ga'...

4.08 avg rating — 7,559 ratings — published 2004 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Burning (Guardians of G...

by
4.07 avg rating — 7,033 ratings — published 2012 — 25 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Elizabeth I: Red Rose of th...

3.88 avg rating — 7,020 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lone Wolf (Wolves of the Be...

4.15 avg rating — 6,610 ratings — published 2010 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Shattering (Guardians o...

4.06 avg rating — 6,474 ratings — published 2004 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Hatchling (Guardians of...

4.04 avg rating — 6,422 ratings — published 2005 — 24 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marie Antoinette: Princess ...

3.85 avg rating — 6,586 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Kathryn Lasky…
The Capture The Journey The Rescue The Siege The Shattering The Burning The Hatchling
Guardians of Ga'Hoole (16 books)
by
4.03 avg rating — 98,797 ratings

A Journey to the New World:... Dreams In The Golden Countr... Christmas After All: The Gr... A Time For Courage: The Suf...
Dear America (43 books)
by
3.85 avg rating — 95,519 ratings

Elizabeth I: Red Rose of th... Marie Antoinette: Princess ... Mary, Queen of Scots: Queen... Jahanara: Princess of Princ... Kazunomiya: Prisoner of Hea...
The Royal Diaries (20 books)
by
3.77 avg rating — 69,892 ratings

Lone Wolf Shadow Wolf Watch Wolf Frost Wolf Spirit Wolf Star Wolf
Wolves of the Beyond (6 books)
by
4.26 avg rating — 17,479 ratings

Hannah May Lucy The Crossing
Daughters of the Sea (4 books)
by
3.76 avg rating — 4,924 ratings

More series by Kathryn Lasky…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“I am ashamed of anyone who has eyes and still can't see.”
Kathryn Lasky, The Journey

“Legends were not only for the desperate. Legends were for the brave. (Soren)”
Kathryn Lasky, The Capture

“They did not hear Grimble, as he lay dying, chant in the true voice of the Boreal Owl, in tones like chimes in the night, an ancient owl prayer, “I have redeemed myself by giving belief to the wings of the young. Blessed are those who believe, for indeed they shall fly."
Kathryn Lasky, The Capture

Polls

Which anthropomorphic fantasy book/series is the best?

Warriors series by Erin Hunter Warriors Box Set (Warriors, #1-6) by Erin Hunter The New Prophecy Box Set (Books 1-6) by Erin Hunter Warriors Power of Three Box Set Volumes 1 to 6 by Erin Hunter Warriors Omen of the Stars Box Set Volumes 1 to 6 by Erin Hunter Erin Hunter
 
  39 votes, 19.6%

Redwall series by Brian Jacques The Redwall Collection by Brian Jaques Brian Jacques
 
  27 votes, 13.6%

Charlotte's Web by E.B. White Charlotte's Web by E.B. White E.B. White
 
  27 votes, 13.6%

Watership Down by Richard Adams Watership Down by Richard Adams Tales from Watership Down by Richard Adams Richard Adams
 
  23 votes, 11.6%

"The Named" series by Clare Bell Ratha's Creature (The Named, #1) by Clare Bell Clan Ground by Clare Bell Ratha and Thistle-Chaser by Clare Bell Ratha's Challenge (The Named, #4) by Clare Bell Ratha's Courage (The Named, #5) by Clare Bell Clare Bell
 
  13 votes, 6.5%

The Wolves of the Beyond series by Kathryn Lasky Lone Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #1) by Kathryn Lasky Shadow Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #2) by Kathryn Lasky Watch Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #3) by Kathryn Lasky Frost Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #4) by Kathryn Lasky Spirit Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #5) by Kathryn Lasky Star Wolf (Wolves of the Beyond, #6) by Kathryn Lasky Kathryn Lasky
 
  10 votes, 5.0%

The Sight & Fell by David Clement-Davies The Sight (Sight, #1) by David Clement-Davies Fell (The Sight, #2) by David Clement-Davies David Clement-Davies
 
  8 votes, 4.0%

Swordbird by Nancy Yi Fan Swordbird (Swordbird, #1) by Nancy Yi Fan Sword Quest (Swordbird, #0) by Nancy Yi Fan Sword Mountain (Swordbird, #2) by Nancy Yi Fan Nancy Yi Fan
 
  7 votes, 3.5%

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling
 
  6 votes, 3.0%

The Guardians of Ga'Hoole series by Kathryn Lasky Guardians of Ga'hoole Boxed Set (Guardians of Ga'hoole, #1-6) by Kathryn Lasky Kathryn Lasky
 
  6 votes, 3.0%

The Seekers series by Erin Hunter The Quest Begins (Seekers, #1) by Erin Hunter Great Bear Lake (Seekers, #2) by Erin Hunter Smoke Mountain (Seekers, #3) by Erin Hunter The Last Wilderness (Seekers, #4) by Erin Hunter Erin Hunter
 
  6 votes, 3.0%

A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin A Dog's Life The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin Ann M. Martin
 
  5 votes, 2.5%

The Wolf Chronicles by Dorothy Hearst Promise of the Wolves (Wolf Chronicles, #1) by Dorothy Hearst Secrets of the Wolves (Wolf Chronicles, #2) by Dorothy Hearst
 
  4 votes, 2.0%

The Survivors series by Erin Hunter The Empty City (Survivors, #1) by Erin Hunter A Hidden Enemy (Survivors, #2) by Erin Hunter Darkness Falls (Survivors, #3) by Erin Hunter The Broken Path (Survivors, #4) by Erin Hunter The Endless Lake (Survivors, #5) by Erin Hunter Erin Hunter
 
  3 votes, 1.5%

The Mistmantle Chronicles by Margaret McAllister Urchin of the Riding Stars (The Mistmantle Chronicles, #1) by Margaret McAllister Urchin and the Heartstone (The Mistmantle Chronicles, #2) by Margaret McAllister The Heir of Mistmantle (The Mistmantle Chronicles, #3) by Margaret McAllister Urchin and the Raven War (The Mistmantle Chronicles, #4) by Margaret McAllister Urchin and the Rage Tide (The Mistmantle Chronicles, #5) by Margaret McAllisterMargaret McAllister
 
  3 votes, 1.5%

Tailchaser's Song by Tad Williams Tailchaser's Song by Tad Williams Tad Williams
 
  3 votes, 1.5%

Bambi: A Life in the Forest by Felix Salten Bambi by Felix Salten Felix Salten
 
  3 votes, 1.5%

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
 
  2 votes, 1.0%

The Wild Road by Gabriel King The Wild Road (The Wild Road, #1) by Gabriel King The Golden Cat (The Wild Road #2) by Gabriel King
 
  2 votes, 1.0%

Neversink by Barry Wolverton Neversink by Barry WolvertonBarry Wolverton
 
  1 vote, 0.5%

Fire Bringer by David Clement-Davies Fire Bringer by David Clement-Davies David Clement-Davies
 
  1 vote, 0.5%

Mouseheart series by Lisa Fiedler Mouseheart by Lisa FiedlerLisa Fiedler
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Duncton Wood by William Horwood Duncton Wood (Duncton Chronicles, #1) by William Horwood
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams Richard Adams
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

The Farthing Wood series by Colin Dann The Animals of Farthing Wood (Farthing Wood, #1) by Colin DannColin Dann
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

6 comments
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author



Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Kathryn to Goodreads.