Lynne Rae Perkins
Award-Winning Author of Children’s books, Lynne Rae Perkins, won the 2006 Newbery Medal. It is comparable to the Oscar in the movie industry.
She lives with her husband, Bill, who makes twig furniture, and their three children in Sutton’s Bay, Leelanau County, Michigan, a small, picturesque village on the west shore of Grand Traverse Bay.
She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1956. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University. She married Bill in Leelanau County in 1988.
Her books are:
Home Lovely, 1995
Clouds for Dinner, 1997
All Alone in the Universe, 2000
Georgie Lee, Illustrator for the book by Sharon Phillips Denslow, 2002
The Broken Cat, 2002
Snow Music, 2003
Criss Cross, 2005 – the 2006 Newbury Medal winner
The books are all published by Greenwillow Books.
Created: 31 Aug 2006