Kathryn Lasky





Kathryn Lasky


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

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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
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Naila Bolus, Jumpstart President & CEO, poses for a photo with our featured authors: Anita Shreve, Dan Shaughnessy, Kathryn Lasky, Andre Dubus III, and Julia Glass at Jumpstart’s Scribbles to Novels gala in Boston on Thursday, May 12, 2016

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The Capture (Guardians of G...

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The Journey (Guardians of G...

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The Rescue (Guardians of Ga...

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“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."
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