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									Kate DiCamilloKate DiCamillo
Kate DiCamillo has a great talent for presenting some of life’s most sensitive questions to young readers. Her characters struggle with tough issues -- abandonment, death in the family, making new friends, forgiveness -- but with a sense of humor and honesty that carries her audience beyond this struggle, and toward inspiration.

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Name:
Kate DiCamillo
Current Home:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Place of Birth:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education:
B.A. in English, University of Florida at Gainesville, 1987
Awards:
McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers, 1998; Newbery Honors Award, Because of Winn-Dixie, 2001; Newbery Medal, The Tale of Despereaux, 2004





2004 Newbery Medal Winner

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								The Tale of Despereaux, Author: 
								Kate DiCamillo, Timothy Basil Ering (Illustrator).

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The Tale of Despereaux
by Kate DiCamillo, Timothy Basil Ering (Illustrator)
"Outdoing herself with this simply told yet marvelously complex tale, DiCamillo provides readers with a hero to savor," say our editors of DiCamillo's 2004 Newbery Medal winner about a little mouse with big dreams.

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*  Because of Winn-Dixie (2000)
*  The Tiger Rising (2001)
*  The Tale of Despereaux (2003)
*  Mercy Watson to the Rescue (2005)
*  The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (2006)

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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
by Kate DiCamillo, Bagram Ibatoulline (Illustrator)
Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who treated him with the utmost care and adored him completely. And then, one day, he was lost. DiCamillo and illustrator Bagram Ibatoulline take us on an extraordinary journey, from the bedside of an ailing child to the streets of Memphis. And along the way, we are shown a true miracle -- that even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again.