Authors & Illustrators

Cathryn Clinton

Cathryn Clinton received a two book deal with Candlewick Press upon her graduation from the Vermont College MFA Writing for Children program. The first of those two novels, "The Calling", was published in 2001. It earned Cathryn an article in Publisher’s Weekly "Flying Starts" section, designating her as a first-time author to watch. Her second novel, "A Stone in My Hand", set in 1988, tells the story of a Palestinian girl in Gaza City, whose father is killed in a bus bombing and whose brother turns to violence. It was published in 2002. This book has won national awards and international attention. It has been translated into Danish, French, and Indonesian, and was mentioned as a notable book at the International Reading Association Children's Book Awards and Booklist Editor's Choice, 2002. Her third novel, "Simeon's Fire" was published in 2005 and is the story of an Amish boy.

Books written by Cathryn Clinton

  • A Stone in My Hand

    By Cathryn Clinton

    Trade Paperback, AUS $15.99, NZ $17.99
    FOUR STARRED REVIEWS! The haunting story of a sensitive, observant girl who finds her voice in 1988 Gaza City.

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