McKinley, Robin (1952 - )
Genre: Children's Literature, General Fiction, Young Adult
Newbery Award-winning author McKinley was Born in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of a naval officer. Until recently, she lived in a 200-year-old cottage in Brunswick, ME. She now lives in Hampshire, England with her husband, the English writer Peter Dickinson.
McKinley graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bowdoin College in 1975 received an honorary doctorate from Bowdoin in 1986.
Although her first book was published when she was only 26, McKinley has held a wide array of other jobs, including editor and transcriber, bookstore clerk, editorial assistant, and barn manager.
- Beauty, (1978)
- Door in the Hedge, (1981)
- The Blue Sword, (1982)
- The Hero and the Crown, (1985) (1985 Newbery Medal winner)
- Tales From The Jungle Book, (1985)
- Black Beauty, (1986)
- Imaginary Lands, (ed., 1986)
- The Outlaws of Sherwood, (1988)
- My Father is in the Navy, (1992)
- Rowan, (1992)
- Deerskin, (1993)
- A Knot in the Grain And Other Stories, (1996)
- Rose Daughter, (1999)
- The Stone Fey, (1998)
- Spindle's End, (2000)
- Sunshine, (2003)
- Chalice (2008)