Katherine Alice Applegate (K. A. Applegate), born October 9, 1956 in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Click on this link for more information on Katherine: http://www.mackidsbooks.com/crenshaw/author.html
Katherine has written many books for children and young adults, including these which we have in our library:
- "Crenshaw" (her newest novel)
- "Roscoe Riley Rules" (a chapter book series)
- "The One and Only Ivan" (awarded the John Newbery Medal in 2013 for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children).
Katherine lives in California with her husband, two children, and assorted pets.