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Katherine Applegate, New York Times Bestselling Author and Newbery Medal Winner

  • 1845 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA, 94306 United States (map)

Katherine Applegate is the New York Times bestselling author of over 150 books including The One and Only Ivan, Wishtree, and the Endling Series. In 2013, The One and Only Ivan won the 2013 Newbery Medal, given out by the American Literary Association for the “most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.” It is being adapted into a movie starring Angelina Jolie, Danny DeVito and Bryan Cranston.

Katherine will talk about her life as an author, the story writing process and the role confidence played in her success. She will then lead a writing activity and mingle with girls over food. Bring your imagination and get prepared to be a storyteller!