March 25, 1964

“Open your heart. Someone will come. Someone will come for you. But first you must open your heart.” Kate DiCamillo 

Kate DiCamillo American writer is born.

Katrina Elizabeth “Kate” DiCamillo is an American writer of children’s fiction for all reading levels, usually featuring animals. She is one of six people to win two Newbery Medals, recognizing her novels The Tale of Despereaux and Flora & Ulysses.

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