| June 26, 2014
A Lesson In Perseverance: Award-Winning Author Shares Personal Struggle to Write
Kate DiCamillo is an award-winning author, has more than 20 million copies of her books in print, and has had two of her books turned into movies. But ask her about how she got her start and she’ll tell you it was a true struggle. She went through 473 manuscript rejections before her first book got published. Now She’s giving 3rd and 4th-graders just outside of Chicago a lesson in perseverance.