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Kathleen Margaret Pearson (born 30 April 1947) is a Canadian writer and winner of numerous literature awards. Pearson is perhaps best known for her linked novels The Sky Is Falling (1989), Looking at the Moon (1991), and The Lights Go On Again (1993), published in 1999 as The Guests of War Trilogy, and Awake and Dreaming (1996) which won the Governor General's Award.
Total Books: 37
Pearson was born in Edmonton, Alberta and spent her childhood between that city and Vancouver, British Columbia. As a high-school student, she returned to Vancouver to be educated at Crofton House School. She obtained a degree in English Literature at the University of Alberta before going on to get her MLS at the "University of British Columbia" and an MA in children's literature eat the Centre for the Study of Children's Literature, Simmons College, Boston.
In 1975, she began her Library degree at the University of British Columbia and took her first jobs in that field in Ontario. She later obtained an M.A. at the Simmons College Center for the Study of Children's Literature in Boston. Returning to Vancouver, she completed her first novel "The Daring Game" which was published by Penguin Books.
Pearson now lives in Victoria, British Columbia, a few blocks from Ross Bay Cemetery, one of the settings in Awake and Dreaming.