Karen Hesse

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Birth Name: Karen Hesse

Occupation: Young Adult Author

Born In: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Birthdate: August 29, 1952

Age: 70 years old (as of 2023)

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Sexuality: N/A

Karen Hesse was born on the 29th of August, 1952. She is known for being a Young Adult Author. Like Lois Lowry, Hesse is a Newbery Medal-winning author. Karen Hesse’s age is 70. Award-winning young adult author who is best known for Out of the Dust (1997) and The Music of Dolphins (1996). Her other popular works include Letters from Rifka (1992) and Phoenix Rising (1994).

The 70-year-old young adult author was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She graduated from the University of Maryland with majors in psychology, English, and anthropology. She subsequently moved to Vermont and published her first novel, Wish on a Unicorn, in 1971. She won both the Newbery Medal and the Scott O’Dell Award for Out of the Dust.

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Karen Hesse was born in 1950s. The 1950s is often viewed as "baby boom" and a period of conformity, when young and old alike followed group norms rather than striking out on their own. The 50s were also the beginning of the Space Race, Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement. Discover what happened on this day.

Karen Hesse is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.

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While we don't know Karen Hesse birth time, but we do know her mother gave birth to her on a Friday. People who are born on a Friday are social, have self-confidence, and and a generous personality. They have a flair for beauty, elegance, romance, affection and refinement.

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The 70-year-old American was born in the Baby Boomers Generation and the Year of the Dragon


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REAL NAME: Karen Hesse
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation

Net Worth

The 70-year-old American young adult author has done well thus far. Majority of Karen’s money comes from being a young adult author. CelebsMoney has recently updated Karen Hesse’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Karen Hesse is a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Karen Hesse was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Karen Hesse has a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

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Karen Hesse’s birth sign is Virgo and she has a ruling planet of Mercury.

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