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Karen Hesse


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Karen Hesse is an American author of children's literature and literature for young adults, often with historical settings. Her novel Out of the Dust was the winner of the 1998 Newbery Medal and the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction. In 2002, Hesse was a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship.
 
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Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel winner (1998) : Out of the Dust


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Like Water On Stone (2014)
Dana Walrath
"A heartbreaking tale of familial love, blind trust, and the crushing of innocence. A fine and haunting work."

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