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Katherine Applegate is the author of several bestselling series, including ANIMORPHS, as well as THE BUFFALO STORM, a picture book t/k from Clarion Fall 07.

HOME OF THE BRAVE is Katherine Applegate’s first standalone novel. "In Kek’s story, I hope readers will see the neighbor child with a strange accent, the new kid in class from some faraway land, the child in odd clothes who doesn’t belong," she says. "I hope they will see themselves."

Ms. Applegate lives with her family in North Carolina.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Schools -- Juvenile fiction.
Cows -- Juvenile fiction.
Hope -- Juvenile fiction.
Minneapolis (Minn.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Cows -- Fiction.
Hope -- Fiction.
Minneapolis (Minn.) -- Fiction.