Katherine Applegate has written many books for children and young adults, including the picture book The Buffalo Storm, the chapter book series Roscoe Riley Rules and the Animorphs series, which has sold more than 35 million copies. Her novel Home of the Brave was awarded the 2008 Golden Kite Award for Best Fiction. Her recent book The One and Only Ivan, for which she garnered the 2013 Newbery Medal, was also named a best children's book of 2012 by School Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews, and listed among Amazon.com's middle grade 2012 Best Books of the Year and the Texas Bluebonnet Award 2013-14 Master List.
Applegate will make a presentation followed by a Q&A and a book sale and signing.
Johnston Middle School
10410 Manhattan Dr.
Houston, TX 77096
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