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Creator / K. A. Applegate

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Katherine Alice Applegate (born October 9, 1956) is an American science fiction author from Ann Arbor, Michigan, who is best known for writing Animorphs and Everworld with her husband, Michael Grant.

She is also the winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal for The One and Only Ivan, which was released as a motion picture by Disney in August 2020, direct to Disney+. (See the trailer for that here.) She is not retired, no matter what Animorphs fans might tell you - she's just writing under her first and last name.

Her personal website can be found here and her Twitter can be found here.

Works by Katherine Applegate with their own trope pages include:

Other works by Katherine Applegate include

  • Wishtree
  • Crenshaw
  • The Buffalo Storm
  • Home of the Brave
  • Willowdeen
  • The Roscoe Riley Rules Series
  • The Making Out series, originally published as Boyfriends/Girlfriends, republished as The Islanders in 2015.
  • The Making Waves series, originally published as Ocean City

Katherine Applegate and her works provide examples of: