Katherine Elizabeth Krohn

Katherine Elizabeth Krohn (born 1961) is an American author.

Katherine Elizabeth Krohn
Born1961 (age 61–62)
Bitburg, West Germany


Katherine Elizabeth Krohn was born in Bitburg, Germany to American-born parents.[1] Krohn is a prolific writer of books for children and young adults. Writing for young reader's series such as USA Today Lifeline Biographies and A&E Biography (published by Lerner Publishing Group), her works include many well-reviewed titles, such as the Carter G. Woodson Honor Book Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song,[2][3] and the Oregon Book Award contender Women of the Wild West.[4][5] In recent years, Krohn ventured from the biographical format to create graphic science and graphic history titles for Capstone Press and Gale Cengage Learning. She has authored metaphysical titles about fortune-telling and ghosts, fiction, and books about contemporary social issues.

Krohn lives in Eugene, Oregon.[1]

Awards and honorsEdit

Krohn's books have received several honors, including the Carter G. Woodson Book Award, Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Young Adult Top Forty, CBC Children's Choices, and Booklist Top 10 Series Nonfiction.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Contemporary Authors Online", Biography Resource Center, Gale, 2003
  2. ^ "Carter G. Woodson Book Award and Honor Winners". National Council for the Social Studies. Archived from the original on 2010-01-16.
  3. ^ American Music Teacher: 70. October 2001. {{cite journal}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Ginsberg, Sherri Forgash (July 2000), Kliatt, Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Duke School for Children
  5. ^ "Women Of The Wild West. (Good Stuff)". Child Life. 27. January–February 2002.
  6. ^ "About Our Author". Lerner Publishing Group.