Star of Night
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About "Star of Night"
A selection of stories written by Katherine Paterson for her minister husband to read in church on Christmas Eve. These stories include a minister who is jailed while trying to help a boy find his father, a mother coping with the death of her baby and a father searching for his runaway son.
Meet the Author
Katherine Paterson was born in China, where she spent part of her childhood. After her education in China and the American South, an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and a former schoolteacher, she served as a missionary to Japan, the setting for her first three novels.
Ms. Paterson has received numerous awards for her writing, including National Book Awards for The Master Puppeteer and The Great Gilly Hopkins, as well as Newbery Medals for Jacob Have I Loved and Bridge to Terabithia.