Kathryn Lasky (Photo Credit: Christopher G. Knight)
Kathryn Lasky is an American author of children’s novels and non-fiction books. She writes the Guardians of Ga’Hoole, Wolves of the Beyond, Daughters of the Sea and several other series, along with many series she has contributed to, such as Dear America and The Royal Diaries. When Lasky writes for adults, she uses her married name of Kathryn Lasky Knight or the pen name E.L. Swann. Kathryn grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Michigan and her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Wheelock College. Kathryn lives in Massachusetts with her husband and frequent collaborator, photographer Christopher Knight.

Kathryn Lasky became a published author in 1976 with the picture book I Have Four Names for My Grandfather. Below is a list of Kathryn Lasky’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Calista Jacobs Books


Trace Elements(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mortal Words(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mumbo Jumbo(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Swan(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Starbuck Family Adventures Books


Double Trouble Squared(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows in the Water(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Voice in the Wind(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Royal Diairies Books


Mary, Queen of Scots(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elizabeth I(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marie Antoinette(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jahanara(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kazunomiya(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Dear America Books


A Journey to the New World(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dreams in the Golden Country(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Christmas After All(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Time for Courage(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of My Name Is America Books


The Journal of Augustus Pelletier(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Portraits Books


Of Flowers and Shadows(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dancing Through Fire(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Guardians Of Ga’Hoole Books


The Capture(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Journey(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rescue(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Siege(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shattering(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Burning(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hatchling(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Outcast(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Tree(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The River of Wind(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exile(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The War of the Ember(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rise of a Legend(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Legends Of Ga’Hoole Books


The First Collier(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Coming of Hoole(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Be a King(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Guardians Of Ga’Hoole Books


The Rise of a Legend(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Capture(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Journey(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rescue(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Siege(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shattering(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Burning(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hatchling(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Outcast(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The First Collier(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Coming of Hoole(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Be a King(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Tree(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The River of Wind(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Exile(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The War of the Ember(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Guardians Of Ga’Hoole Guide Books


A Guide Book to the Great Tree(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lost Tales Of Ga'Hoole(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of My America Books


Hope in My Heart(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Home at Last(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An American Spring(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Camp Princess Books


Born to Rule(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unicorns? Get Real!(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Wolves Of The Beyond Books


Lone Wolf(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadow Wolf(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Watch Wolf(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frost Wolf(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spirit Wolf(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Wolf(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Daughters Of The Sea Books


Hannah(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
May(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lucy(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crossing(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Deadlies Books


Felix Takes the Stage(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spiders on the Case(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Horses Of The Dawn Books


The Escape(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Rise(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wild Blood(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Weaver's Gift(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night Journey(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jem's Island(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond the Divide(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prank(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Puppeteer(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Home Free(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pageant(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bone Wars(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Widow of Oz(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Have an Aunt on Marlborough Street(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Memoirs of a Bookbat(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Solo(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond the Burning Time(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gates of the Wind(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
True North(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Alice Rose and Sam(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Split(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Night Gardening(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Robin Hood: The Boy Who Became a Legend(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Secret(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Georgia Rises(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Broken Song(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Girls of Pompeii(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Chasing Orion(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Poodle and Hound(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ashes(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hawksmaid: The Untold Story of Robin Hood and Maid Marian(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Extra(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Fantastic Tales for Boys(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


I Have Four Names for My Grandfather(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Island Grandma(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Baby for Max(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sea Swan(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fourth of July Bear(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tantrum(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Days of the Dead(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cloud Eyes(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pond Year(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lunch Bunnies(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hercules: The Man, the Myth, the Hero(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Grace the Pirate(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marven of the Great North Woods(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Show and Tell Bunnies(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sophie and Rose(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Emperor's Old Clothes(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Science Fair Bunnies(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lucille's Snowsuit(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Starring Lucille(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mommy's Hands(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Porkenstein(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Before I Was Your Mother(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Made Time Travel(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lucille Camps In(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love That Baby!(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Humphrey, Albert, and the Flying Machine(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tumble Bunnies(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pirate Bob(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One Beetle Too Many: The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two Bad Pilgrims(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Tugboats Never Sleep(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tall Ships(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dollmaker: The Eyelight and the Shadow(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sugaring Time(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Traces of Life: The Origins of Humankind(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dinosaur Dig(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Early Man(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Surtsey: The New Place on Earth(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Think Like an Eagle: At Work with a Wildlife Photographer(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Monarchs(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Searching for Laura Ingalls(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shadows in the Dawn: The Lemurs of Madagascar(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vision of Beauty: THe Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
First Painter(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Born in the Breezes: The Seafaring Life of Joshua Slocum(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Interrupted Journey: Saving Endangered Sea Turtles(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phyllis Wheatley, Slave Poet(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John Muir: America's First Environmentalist(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silk and Venom: Searching for a Dangerous Spider(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Atlantic Circle(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Hannah was also published as Girl in the Shadows. Lost Tales Of Ga’Hoole was written with Kathryn Huang. Of Flowers and Shadows was written with Anna Kirwan. Fantastic Tales for Boys also contains stories by Katherine Applegate and Emily Rodda. The Calista Jacobs series, the novel The Widow of Oz and the non-fiction book Atlantic Circle were written as Kathryn Lasky Knight. Night Gardening was written as E.L. Swann.

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Kathryn Lasky Synopses: The Weaver’s Gift by Kathryn Lasky is a look at the process of taking a sheep’s wool and turning it into a blanket.

In Beyond the Divide by Kathryn Lasky, it is 1849 and a young Amish teenager does something her people don’t do – leave home in order to accompany her father on a very long trip across the continent.

In Prank by Kathryn Lasky, Birdie Flynn is an Irish Catholic teenager from Boston. After her brother vandalizes a synagogue, she must deal with the consequences of his actions.

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