Kate DiCamillo

1964 - Today

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Katrina Elizabeth DiCamillo (born March 25, 1964) is an American writer of children's fiction for all reading levels, usually featuring animals. She is one of six people to win two Newbery Medals, recognizing her novels The Tale of Despereaux (2003) and Flora & Ulysses (2013). Her best-known books for young children are the Mercy Watson series, illustrated by Chris Van Dusen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kate DiCamillo has received more than 458,225 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Kate DiCamillo is the 5,608th most popular writer (down from 4,792nd in 2019), the 12,870th most popular biography from United States and the 933rd most popular American Writer.

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  • 460k

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  • 48.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Kate DiCamillo ranks 5,608 out of 5,794Before her are Jorge Volpi, Ken MacLeod, Barbara Kingsolver, Catherine Asaro, Alex Hirsch, and Andrea Levy. After her are Jim Butcher, Mark Ravenhill, Chris Hedges, Stefan Molyneux, Lucille Clifton, and Larry Christiansen.

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Among people born in 1964, Kate DiCamillo ranks 638Before her are Aurélio Miguel, Dean Saunders, René Meulensteen, Vic Chesnutt, Federico Castelluccio, and Monique Knol. After her are Doug Ducey, Kiyoshi Okuma, David Kato, Tom Hall, Kathleen Wilhoite, and Wynonna Judd.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kate DiCamillo ranks 12,870 out of 15,968Before her are Rodney Crowell (1950), Mike White (1970), Bruce E. Melnick (1949), Mickey Madden (1979), Johnny Whitworth (1975), and Jimmie Johnson (1975). After her are Angélica Celaya (1982), Jessica Bowman (1980), Andrew Bynum (1987), Zach LaVine (1995), Kelly Rohrbach (1990), and Rob Caggiano (1976).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Kate DiCamillo ranks 933Before her are Geoff Johns (1973), Neil Strauss (1969), Kage Baker (1952), Barbara Kingsolver (1955), Catherine Asaro (1955), and Alex Hirsch (1985). After her are Jim Butcher (1971), Chris Hedges (1956), Lucille Clifton (1936), Larry Christiansen (1956), James Frey (1969), and Mark Z. Danielewski (1966).