Katherine Paterson on Ideas

"The writer of an article about Dr. Seuss reported that at the end of an interview Theodore Geisel┬ácongratulated him for not asking the one question that people invariably ask. When the writer asked him what that one question might be, Dr. Seuss replied, "Where do you get your ideas?" "Well, all right," said the reporter. … Continue reading Katherine Paterson on Ideas

from Katherine Paterson’s “The Child in the Attic”

"This past fall I spent an afternoon talking with a group of persons who work with children at risk. The question I had asked them to help me answer was this: Why do our children turn to violence? It was a question many of us have struggled with this past year. "These professionals were very … Continue reading from Katherine Paterson’s “The Child in the Attic”