Katherine Paterson Talk October 7

Katherine Paterson, two-time winner of the National Book Award and the Newbery Medal, will give a talk titled “The Child Left Behind” on Thursday, October 7 at 7:30 at McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael’s College. The presentation is free, open to the public, and accessible to people with disabilities.

Paterson was recently named “National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature” by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, and her latest work, The Day of the Pelican, is this year’s selection as the Vermont Humanities Council Vermont Reads program.

The event is hosted by Saint Michael’s College and sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council in honor of her latest work, The Day of the Pelican.