Who Am I?

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Eerdmans Young Readers, Feb 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 87 pages
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An inviting book by an award-winning author, "Who Am I?" explores with young readers what it means to be a child of God. Within the context of biblical teaching and the Christian faith, Katherine Paterson discusses common, basic questions that she herself has grappled with for a long time: Where in the World Is God?What about Me?Where Do I Belong?Who Is My Neighbor?What Is My Purpose?

In exploring these questions, Paterson relates significant experiences from her own life and tells many other stories showing how God loves us and leads us through life's challenges." Paterson's book" Who Am I? "is so forthright, faithful, clear, common, and honest that any young people who read it will find themselves as much consoled as challenged. It holds them close and doesn't let them go &. No one can finish this meditation without growing and coming closer to the Lord. Bless Paterson for her love and her close attention to the souls of thoughtful children. "
-- Walter Wangerin Jr.

 

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Contents

What about Me?
19
Where Do I Belong?
29
Who Is My Neighbor?
53
What Is My Purpose?
68
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About the author (2004)

Katherine Paterson was born in Qing Jiang, Jiangsu, China in 1932. She attended King College in Bristol, Tennessee and then graduate school in Virginia where she studied Bible and Christian education. Before going to graduate school, she was a teacher for one year and after graduate school, she moved to Japan to be a missionary. Her first book, Sign of the Chrysanthemum was published in 1991. Other titles to follow included The Bridge to Terabithia and Jacod Have I Loved which both won her a Newbery Award, The Great Gilly Hopkins, Lyddie and The Master Puppeteer. In addition to the Newbery Award, she is the recipient of numerous others including the Scott O'Dell Award, the National Book Award for Children's Literature, the American Book Award, the American Library Association's Best Books for Young Adults Award and the New York Times Outstanding Books of the Year Award. She was also honored with the Hans Christian Anderson Award.

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