Author of Bridge to Terabithia, Jacob Have got I actually Loved, The Professional Puppeteer, and other acclaimed functions of children’s books. Her debut function of children’s fiction, The hallmark of the Chrysanthemum, made an appearance in the middle-1970s. She received many literary honors, like the Hans Christian Andersen Prize, the Newbery Medal, as well as the Country wide Book Prize. She was created in China to American missionary parents, and she was raised speaking Chinese language as her initial language. She afterwards resolved in Vermont with her Presbyterian minister hubby. She was the 2013 receiver of the American Library Association’s esteemed Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal.