Questions tagged [katherine-paterson]

Questions about the works of the American author Katherine Paterson (born 1932) or her life as a writer.

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How was The Great Gilly Hopkins revised for 2015?

I'm reading Katherine Paterson's The Great Gilly Hopkins for the first time. It's the "Revised paperback edition, 2015" of a book copyrighted in 1978, according to the copyright page. Based ...
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Was this character's death symbolic in Bridge to Terabithia?

As a child, reading Bridge to Terabithia, I was horrified when As an older reader now, I wonder whether her death was necessary to the development of Jessie. Was her death for a purpose, or was it ...