Katherine Applegate

American writer best known as the author of the Animorphs and other popular books of science fiction, fantasy, and adventure novels for YA. She has authored over 100 books. Katherine creates and shares stories for young readers through young adult. She has co-created and co-authored the Animorphs, Everworld, Islanders, and Eve and Adam series with her husband, Michael Grant. Katherine has also written under several pen names.

Novels

  • Sharing Sam (1995)
  • Home of the Brave (2007) *
  • The One and Only Ivan (2012) **
  • Crenshaw (2015)


* Golden Kite Award for Best Fiction
* Children's Book Committee Award for Children's Fiction
** Newbery Medal Childrens

Picture Books

  • The Buffalo Storm (2007)
  • Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla (2014)

Roscoe Riley Rules Series

  • Never Glue your Friends to Chairs (2008)
  • Never Swipe a Bully's Bear (2008)
  • Don't Swap Your Sweater for a Dog (2008)
  • Never Swim in Applesauce (2008)
  • Don't Tap-Dance On Your Teacher (2009)
  • Never Walk in Shoes That Talk (2009)
  • Never Race a Runaway Pumpkin (2009)

Animorph Series

  • The Invasion (1996)
  • The Visitor (1996)
  • The Encounter (1996)
  • The Message (1996)
  • The Predator (1996)
  • The Capture (1997)
  • The Stranger (1997)
  • The Alien (1997)
  • The Secret (1997)
  • The Android (1997)
  • The Forgotten (1997)
  • The Reaction (1997)
  • The Change (1997)
  • The Unknown (1998)
  • The Escape (1998)
  • The Warning (1998)
  • The Underground (1998)
  • The Decision (1998)
  • The Departure (1998)
  • The Discovery (1998)
  • The Threat (1998)
  • The Solution (1998)
  • The Pretender (1998)
  • The Suspicion (1998)
  • The Extreme (1999)
  • The Attack (1999)
  • The Exposed (1999)
  • The Experiment (1999)
  • The Sickness (1999)
  • The Reunion (1999)
  • The Conspiracy (1999)
  • The Separation (1999)
  • The Illusion (1999)
  • The Prophecy (1999)
  • The Proposal (1999)
  • The Mutation (1999)
  • The Weakness (2000)
  • The Arrival (2000)
  • The Hidden (2000)
  • The Other (2000)
  • The Familiar (2000)
  • The Journey (2000)
  • The Test (2000)
  • The Unexpected (2000)
  • The Revelation (2000)
  • The Deception (2000)
  • The Resistance (2000)
  • The Return (2000)
  • The Diversion (2000)
  • The Ultimate (2001)
  • The Absolute (2001)
  • The Sacrifice (2001)
  • The Answer (2001)
  • The Beginning (2001)

Everworld Series

  • Search for Senna (1999)
  • Land of Loss (1999)
  • Enter the Enchanted (1999)
  • Realm of the Reaper (1999)
  • Discover the Destroyer (2000)
  • Fear the Fantastic (2000)
  • Gateway to the Gods (2000)
  • Brave the Betrayal (2000)
  • Inside the Illusion (2000)
  • Understand the Unknown (2000)
  • Mystify the Magician (2000)
  • Entertain the End (2001)

Ocean City Series

  • Ocean City (1993)
  • Love Shack (1993)
  • Fireworks (1993)
  • Boardwalk (1993)
  • Heat Wave (1994)
  • Bonfire (1994)
  • Swept Away (1995)
  • Shipwrecked (1995)
  • Beach Party (1995)
  • Forever (1995)

Making Out Series

  • Zoey Fools Around (1994)
  • Jake Finds Out (1994)
  • Nina Won't Tell (1994)
  • Ben's in Love (1994)
  • Claire Gets Caught (1994)
  • What Zoey Saw (1994)
  • Lucas Gets Hurt (1998)
  • Aisha Goes Wild (1994)
  • Zoey Plays Games (1996)
  • Nina Shapes Up (1996)
  • Ben Takes a Chance (1996)
  • Claire Can't Lose (1996)
  • Don't Tell Zoey (1996)
  • Aaron Lets Go (1996)
  • Who Loves Kate? (1996)
  • Lara Gets Even (1996)
  • Two-Timing Aisha (1996)
  • Zoey Speaks Out (1996)
  • Kate Finds Love (1997)
  • Never Trust Lara (1997)
  • Trouble with Aaron (1997)
  • Always Loving Zoey (1997)
  • Lara Gets Lucky (1997)
  • Now Zoey's Alone (1997)
  • Don't Forget Lara (1998)
  • Zoey's Broken Heart (1998)
  • Falling for Claire (1998)
  • Zoey Comes Home (1998)

Summer Series

  • June (1995)
  • Dreams (1995)
  • July's Promise (1995)
  • August Magic (1995)
  • Sand, Surf and Secrets (1996)
  • Rays, Romance and Rivalry (1996)
  • Beaches, Boys and Betrayal (1996)
  • Spring Break Reunion (1996)
  • Beach Blondes (2008)
  • Tan Lines (2008)
  • Sun-Kissed Christmas (2010)

Making Waves Series

  • Tease (2001)
  • Sweet (2001)
  • Heat (2001)
  • Secret (Making Waves) (1997)
  • Attitude (2002)
  • Burn (2002)
  • Wild (2002)
  • Chill (2002)

Remnants Series

  • The Mayflower Project (2001)
  • Destination Unknown (1999)
  • Them (2001)
  • Nowhere Land (2001)
  • Mutation (Remnants) (2002)
  • Breakdown (2002)
  • Isolation (2002)
  • Mother, May I? (2002)
  • No Place Like Home (2002)
  • Lost and Found (2002)
  • Dream Storm (2003)
  • Aftermath (2003)
  • Survival (2003)
  • Begin Again (2003)

Eve and Adam (with Michael Grant)

  • Love Sucks and Then You Die (2013)
  • Eve and Adam (2012)

Islanders (with Michael Grant)

  • Zoey Fools Around / Jake Finds Out (omnibus) (2015)
  • Nina Won't Tell / Ben's In Love (omnibus) (2015)
  • Claire Gets Caught / What Zoey Saw (omnibus) (2015)
  • Lucas Gets Hurt / Aisha Goes Wild (omnibus) (2015)

Other Works

  • Harlequin romance novels, as Katherine Kendall
  • Girl Talk novels, as L.E. Blair
  • Barf-O-Rama series, as Pat Pollari
  • Disney's Aladdin series, as both A.R. Plumb and her own name
  • Silver Creek Riders series, as Beth Kincaid
Patricia A. Drake
Materials for Children
Rutgers University
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