Letters from Rifka
Author: Karen Hesse Number of pages: 145
Date: March 2013
Favorite Quote: ...The sister of misfortune, Hope, in the under- darkeness dumb speaks joyful courage to your heart: the day desireed will come.. -Pushkin page- 71
Karen Hesse was born in Baltimore, Maryland on August 29, 1952. She married Randy Hesse before she started college. She studied poetry at college, But she also got her undergraduates degree from the University of Maryland. After college, she and her husband moved to Brattleborrow Vermont. They had two kids Rachel and Kate. She has written many children books, including Letters from Rifka. She has one many awards for some of her books.