"Stories Connect Us" - Kate DiCamillo
I am honored to have been a member of the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Selection Committee. I am confident Kate DiCamillo will inspire every young reader she meets. Thank you, Kate, for accepting this position. Congratulations!
"With a warm, lively personality and a boisterous laugh, Ms. DiCamillo would appear a natural fit for the post of ambassador, which asks for an ability to relate to children and an overall contribution to children’s literature." -Julie Bosman
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Kate DiCamillo presented at the 2009 National Book Festival.
"I decided a long time ago," DiCamillo says, "that I didn't have to be talented. I just had to be persistent."
You don't want to miss this interview with Kate DiCamillo.
Travis Jonker and I named Bink and Gollie the best book of 2010.
"Starting as one of the most rejected writers, Kate DiCamillo has become one of this century’s most acclaimed authors. For those who like to use manuscript drafts with young readers, several versions of Because of Winn-Dixie can be found online here." - Anita Silvey
Mr. Travis Jonker sat down with Ambassador Kate.