Some facts about 1981
Chariots of Fire won Best Picture.
Dallas was one of the most popular shows.
Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" was a hit.
Travis Jonker, Colby Sharp, and I were born.
Fables won the Caldecott Medal.
Jacob Have I Loved won the Newbery Medal.
Please visit Colby's blog to find out what he thought of Jacob Have I Loved.
I love listening to Katherine Paterson talk about her childhood.
Katherine Paterson presented at the 2010 National Book Festival.
Travis Jonker designed the cover on the right.
Borrow Jacob Have I Loved from your school or public library. Whenever possible, please support independent bookshops.