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He has sold over million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most 1 New York Times bestsellers. In addition to writing the thriller novels for which he is best known, among them The President Is Missing with President Bill Clinton, Patterson also writes fiction for young readers of all ages, including the Max Einstein series, produced in partnership with the Albert Einstein Estate.
The son of an insurance salesman and a schoolteacher, Patterson grew up in Newburgh, New York, and began casually writing at the age of nineteen. Inhe graduated from Manhattan College.
Instead, he moved to New York to become a junior copywriter for the advertising agency J. Inwhile still working for J. James Patterson has donated more than one million books to students, focusing on some of the most under-resourced schools and youth programs in the country.
Patterson has also donated more than one million books to U. This imprint also provides resources, strategies, and programs to serve teachers, parents, librarians, and booksellers. Patterson also founded ReadKiddoRead.
He lives in Palm Beach with his wife, Sue, and his son, Jack. Giving Back to Higher Education College Scholarships The Patterson Family Foundation has awarded over seven million dollars in scholarships to students at 24 different colleges. The James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarships support up-and-coming teachers, who will help give kids the necessary foundation for lifelong reading enjoyment, at the following schools: Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, most recently sponsoring the school's annual holiday prism concert.
The school is consistently ranked as one of the highest-performing public schools in the nation and sends more kids on to Juilliard than any other school in the country. After-school reading programs are also in place at four Palm Beach County middle schools where up to 1, books have been donated.
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