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Authors, Arranged by Audience (Children)

Deborah Abbott Barbara Abercrombie Mary Jo Adamson Renie Breskin Adams
Carol Madden Adorjan Gladys Lucy Adshead Gladys Lucy Adshead Tracy Ahrens
Dorothy Keeley Aldis Carolyn Alessio Richard D. Alexander David Algrim
Jennifer Allison Frances Altman Julia Alvarez Mary Amato
Mary Amato Leone Castell Anderson Max Elliot Anderson Mike Anderson
Pamela Anzalotti Necia Halpern Apfel Katherine A Applegate Pauline Ariel
Thomas M. Armstrong June Morris Arnold June Morris Arnold Deb Aronson
Deb Aronson Dr. Elana Ashley Florence Atwater Richard Tupper Atwater
Jean Marie Auel Jane Aumann Jim Aylesworth Jim Aylesworth
Ernst Bacon Jean Lenore Baker Richard F. Bales Margo Lynn Balinski
Blue Balliett Laura Bannon Cheryl Bardoe Kathi Baron
Jerry Barrett William Eleazar Barton Elizabeth Bates Teresa Battisti-Cole
Joan Bauer Marion Dane Bauer Lyman Frank Baum Clara Kern Bayliss
Gloria Beanblossom Susan Bearman Andrea Beaty Leah Beck
Andy Behrens Karen Magnuson Beil Barbara Belford Karen Ann Bellamy
Gina Bellisario Natalia Maree Belting Sandra Belton James W. Bennet
James W. Bennet Donna I. Bennett Danual Berkley Drew Bialko
Raymond Bial Raymond Bial Franny Billingsley Chari Yast Binstadt
Chari Yast Binstadt Mark Birch Susan Lynn Bishop Eleanor Taylor Bland
Jean F. Blashfield Stephanie Bloom Norman Bolotin Juliet C. Bond
Arna Wendell Bontemps Sharon Shea Bossard Kathleen Long Bostrom Kathleen Long Bostrom
Ken Bradbury Ray Bradbury Theresa Brandon Catharine Brandt
Catherine Brandt Catherine Brandt Jennifer Ann Bremer Carol Brendler
Marlene Targ Brill Marlene Targ Brill Rainer Lothar Broekel Rainer Lothar Broekel
Nancy Steele Brokaw Nancy Steele Brokaw Gwendolyn Brooks Jerome Brooks
Jerome Brooks Terry Brooks Barbara Elizabeth Brown Bruce Brown
Dee Brown Dee Brown Elizabeth M. Brown Fern G. Brown
Fern G. Brown Jeffrey Brown Joe Brown Tricia Brown
Dave Brozman Robert Burleigh Charles Pierce Burton Miriam Busch
Colt Cabana Janan Cain Norman E. Calmese Norman E. Calmese
Marie Campbell Betty Carlson Jeff Carnehl Angelica Shirley Carpenter
Angelica Shirley Carpenter Dorothy Sharp Carter Mort Castle Becky Cattie
Rebecca Caudill Rebecca Caudill Nancy J. Cavanaugh John O. Cech
John O. Cech Helen Jean Challand Stanley A. Changnon Ariana Rochelle Cherry-Shearer
Victoria Chess Ida Chittum Ida Chittum Debbi Newton Chocolate
Debbi Newton Chocolate Debbi Newton Chocolate Josslyn Christmas Rick Chrustowski
Linda R. Churchill Lisa Cinelli Sandra Cisneros Electa Clark
Karla Clark Linda Hoff Clement Andrew Clements Andrew Clements
Laurie Berry Clifford Lutricia Lois Clifton Hillary Rodham Clinton Ruth Allison Coates
Esme Raji Codell Daniel Edward Cohen Jene Barr Cohen Susan Lois Handler- Cohen
Scotti Cohn Brock Cole Brock Cole David R. Collins
David R. Collins Cherie Colyer Kandias Conda Anne Condra
Elizabeth Conner Elizabeth Conner Elizabeth Connor Ilene Cooper
Ilene Cooper DJ Corchin Matthew Cordell Amelia Cotter
Ruth Tietjen Councell Ruth Tietjen Councell Lauren Cowen Judith Cox
John Coyne Bennie L. Crane Bennie L. Crane Laura Crawford
Carolyn Crimi Carolyn Crimi Forrest Crissey Robert L. Crowe
Robert L. Crowe David Lee Csicsko Deborah Cummins Deborah Cummins
Robin Currie Stacy Curtis Karen Cushman Karen Cushman
Clive Cussler James Robert Dabbert Debbie Dadey Debbie Dadey
James Dague Paige A. Dague Sharon Darrow Sharon Darrow
Debra Daugherty Angela Davis Marc Davis Marc Davis
Mia Nic'cole Dawson Larry Day Darcy Day Zoells Lori Degman
Janice DelNegro Janice DelNegro Patricia Brennan Demuth Patricia Brennan Demuth
Plesant DeSpain Dori Dewey Dori Dewey Gioia Diliberto
Sam DiMatteo Nancy Drew Nancy Drew Dee Dee Duffy
Dee Dee Duffy Karen Duncan Mary R Dunn Mary R Dunn
Julia Durango Roberta Larson Duyff Thomas J. Dygard Richard M. Eastman
Richard M. Eastman Jeff Ebbeler Andra Ebert Morgan Ebert
Emily Ecton Dave Eggers Edward Eggleston Karl Elder
Eddie Ellis Lloyd C. Engelbrecht Elizabeth Enright Arlene Erlbach
Hazel Raquel Espinar Gabrielle Esposito Argrow Kitnequa Evans-Ford Carol J Evaul
Scott K. Faingold Diana Falanga Kat Falls John Thomson Faris
Karin Clafford Farley Karin Clafford Farley Pamela J. Farris Pamela J. Farris
Robert Milton Fasiang Michael Fearheiley Jules Feiffer Myke Feinman
Myke Feinman Brenda A. Ferber Charles Ferry Eugene Field
Beth Finke Beth Finke Eloise Bradly Fink Eloise Bradly Fink
Frank Fiorello Frank Fiorello Ted C. Fishman Alice K. Flanagan
Candace Fleming Meg Fleming Rodney Ford Flora Wallis Foss
Levi Fox Dennis Fradin Judith Bloom Fradin Tobin Fraley
Hillary Frank Kevin Franz Melissa Fraterrigo Eric E. Frisch
Richard Buckminster Fuller Eric Kahn Gale Patricia Gangas John Champlin Gardner
John Champlin Gardner Brendhan Garland Dominic Garramone Dominic Garramone
Dominic Garramone Dominic Garramone Joyce Elaine Gay Nancy Gee
Arthur Geisert Arthur Geisert Bonnie Geisert Bonnie Geisert
Lucia Cordell Getsi Gail Gibbons Gail Gibbons Jan Spivey Gilchrist
Carol Gildar Carol Gildar John Gile John Gile
Jim Gill Jamie Gilson Jamie Gilson Katharine Kendzy Gingold
Patrick Girouard Jan Gleiter Jan Gleiter Stacey Glorioso
Mae Catherine Godhigh Judith M. Goldberger Judith M. Goldberger Nancy Gooding
Nancy Gooding Edward St John Gorey Linda Gorham Linda Gorham
Catherine Gourley Catherine Gourley Charlotte Towner Graeber Jacob Grant
Susan M. Graunke Harold Gray Eileen M. Greco Barbara Gregorich
Valiska Gregory Valiska Gregory Phyllis M Griggs Anna Grob
Johnny Barton Gruelle Johnny Barton Gruelle Paul Gude John Gunther
Scott Gustafson Scott Gustafson Dorothy Haas Margaret Peterson Haddix
Margaret Peterson Haddix Bettyann Hall Bettyann Hall Lynn Hall
Lynn Hall Sandra Hall Julie Halpern Rebecca Hamlin
Charise Mericle Harper Charise Mericle Harper Charise Mericle Harper Janice N. Harrington
Randolph Robert Harrison Claire Hartfield Miles Harvey Dorothy Hass
Robert J. Hastings Michael Hays Betsy Hearne Elizabeth Gould Hearne
Elizabeth Gould Hearne Jamie Riggio Heelan Carol Hegberg Mary Winn Heider
James R. Helm Marguerite Henry Marguerite Henry Janis Herbert
Margaret S. Herguth Charlotte Herman Charlotte Herman Heidi Herman
David Hernandez Margaret Herr Esther Hershenhorn Esther Hershenhorn
Denia Lewis Hester Hal Higdon Lori Hile Meggan Hill-McQueeney
Lee Sullivan Hill Lee Sullivan Hill Chris Holaves Jennifer Holik
Denise Holmes Maureen Holohan Maureen Holohan Marilyn Holt
Marilyn Holt Ruth Hooker Ruth Hooker Paul Hornschemeier
Sollace Hotze Sollace Hotze Bonnie Schwartz Houck Jane Ruble Howard
Jane Ruble Howard Amy Louise Humphreys Thomas Hund Irene Hunt
Irene Hunt Owen Hurd Nancy L. Huse Nancy L. Huse
Kimberly Hutmacher Robert Green Ingersoll Robert Green Ingersoll Daniel Scott Irwin
Kate Hannigan Issa Burl Ives Burl Ives Jacqueline Dougan Jackson
Jacqueline Dougan Jackson Toneal M. Jackson Brittany R. Jacobs Angie Michelle James
Angie Michelle James Christopher Xenopoulos Janus Christopher Xenopoulos Janus Carol S. Jennings
Nancy O. Jensen Reverand Sandra J Jewell Diana F. Johnson Jaleigh Johnson
Jen Cullerton Johnson Loretta A. Johnson Mildred Johnson Mildred Johnson
Elizabeth Orton Jones Elizabeth Orton Jones Cynthia Kadohata Joan Kalbacken
Joan Kalbacken James Joseph Kallal James Joseph Kallal Beth Kander-Dauphin
Gabriel Benjamin Kaufman Betty Carlson Kay Betty Carlson Kay Thomas John Kearney
Dan Keding Joan L. Kelly James Kennedy Deborah Kent
Danice Kern Larry Dale Kettelkamp Larry Dale Kettelkamp Violet T. Kimball
Violet T. Kimball Kathy Kinser Mary Kinzler Mary Kinzler
Susan Kirby Susan Kirby Diana Kizlauskas Catherine Klise
M (Mary) Sarah Klise Nancy Knights Carol Koeller Ronald Koertge
Ronald Koertge Rick Kogan Julie Kolb Renee Kreczmer
Kim Krueger Karen Kruse Patricia Kummer Patricia Kummer
Philip William Kunz Julia Kuo Jane Kurtz Jane Kurtz
Elizabeth A. Lacey Elizabeth A. Lacey Cindy Ladage Cindy Ladage
Alexandria LaFaye Ann Landers Quraysh Ali Lansana Quraysh Ali Lansana
Charles Larry Donna Latham Richard Latta Richard Latta
Sara Latta Laurie Lawlor Deborah Dover Layne Steve Layne
Steve Layne Audrey Lazarus Audrey Lazarus Carol Lerner
Carol Lerner Carolyn Lesser Carolyn Lesser Helen Lester
Helen Lester Robin Dale Lester Robin Dale Lester Abby Levine
Abby Levine Leslie Levine Freddie Levin Meyer Levin
Kimberly M. Levy Kimberly M. Levy Anna M Lewis Francine Lewis
Francine Lewis Sydney Lewis Tom Lichtenheld Anothy C. LiFonti
Marilyn Felkel Lingle Sonja Paschal Linsley Sonja Paschal Linsley Cynthea Liu
Leanne Lucas Leanne Lucas Robin Luebs Donna Lukas
Kevin Luthardt Kevin Luthardt Alyce Lyle Cari Lynn
Cari Lynn Jessica Nelson North MacDonald Tom Mach Marcia Mackenbrock
Esther L Mackey Songju Ma Daemicke Lisa Maggiore Kekla Magoon
Brenda Major Dawn Malone Marianne Malone Patricia Malone
Fran Manushkin Fran Manushkin Deborah Marcero Jeff Mariotte
Marion M. Markham Katherine Dolores Marko Katherine Dolores Marko Claudia Guadalupe Martinez
Carmela A. Martino John Massa William Maxwell William Maxwell
Lynne Mayer Jim May Jim May Patrick T. McBriarty
Nan Johnson McCarthy Paul McComas Jacquelin S. McCord Emily McCully
Emily McCully Janet McDonnell Lynn E. McElfresh Lynn E. McElfresh
Alice B. McGinty Keith McGowan Tom E. McGowen Tom E. McGowen
Lorraine McGregor Larry McKaughan Larry McKaughan Marilee McLeod
John McNally John McNally Virginia Meachum Yvonne Kay Meckfessel
Cornelia Lynde Meigs Eileen R. Meyer Jenny Meyerhoff Brandon Marie Miller
Jeffrey D. Miller Mary Jane Miller Mary Jane Miller Wayne F. Miller
Wendell Minor Wendell Minor Jacquelyn Mitchard France Mitchell
Tad Mitchell Lillian S. Moats Lillian S. Moats Frank T. Mohr
Mary Elise Monsell Mary Elise Monsell Laura Nyman Montenegro Laura Nyman Montenegro
Julia Moore Velma Morrison Melissa Morrissey Melissa Morrissey
Joan Muller Patricia Murphy Patricia Murphy Stuart J. Murphy
Stuart J. Murphy Terri Murphy Rosalie Murray Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Henry H. Neff Miriam Nerlove Julie Parson Nesbitt Audrey Niffenegger
William Nikola-Lisa Bonnie Larkin Nims Kate Noble Kate Noble
Dianne Noland Janet Nolan Michael Norman Sterling North
Mary Nourie Mary Nourie Mishawn Purnell O'Neal Mishawn Purnell O'Neal
Barack Obama Linda Odom-Jones Ami Offenbacher Ami Offenbacher
Miriam Ofstein Nnedi Okorafor Walter Olesky Constance (Connie) Olker
Julie Orlet-Schoen Vivian Gussin Paley Vivian Gussin Paley Janie Lynn Panagopoulos
Janie Lynn Panagopoulos Linda Sue Park Elise Paschen Anne Whitford Paul
Anne Whitford Paul Gayle Pearson Gayle Pearson Richard Wayne Peck
Mary E. Penson Mary E. Penson Celia C. Perez Stella Pevsner
Stella Pevsner Jennifer J. Phillips Janet Piehl Craig Pierce
Sharon Pierce Gail Piernas-Davenport Brian Pinkerton Daniel Pinkwater
Sheri Poe-Pape Nancy Jane Polette Nancy Jane Polette Barbara Garland Polikoff
Barbara Garland Polikoff Amy Lowry Poole Amy Lowry Poole Ben Popp
Todd Porter Patricia Hruby Powell Patricia Hruby Powell Jannifer Colleen Powelson
Carolyn Splear Pratt Carolyn Splear Pratt Stacey Previn Randy Prince
Cindy Pringle Cindy Pringle Kirby Pringle Kirby Pringle
Alice Provensen Martin Provensen JS Puller Berniece Rabe
Virginia Ruth Rackley Bob Raczka David Radavich Christopher Raschka
Peggy Rathmann Peggy Rathmann Matthew Reinhart Aaron Renier
Chris Rettstatt Aaron Reynolds Lisa Riebe Janet Riehecky
Janet Riehecky Sherri Duskey Rinker Laura Ripes Hariette Gillen Robinet
Harriette Gillem Robinet Harriette Gillem Robinet Dennis Rodman Mary Ann Rodman
Luis J. Rodriguez Heidi Bee Roemer Eric Rohman Eric Rohmann
Natalie Rompella Phyllis Root Melodye Rosales Melodye Rosales
Gina Rose Pam Rosenberg Dorothy Rosen Gayle Rosengren
Sidney Rosen Sidney Rosen Barb Rosenstock Amy Krause Rosenthal
Yvette C. Ross-Hebron, MD Jeffrey Michael Ruby Laura Ruby Mike Rucker
Mike Rucker Deborah Ruddell John David Ruemmler John David Ruemmler
Rachel Ruiz Chris Rylander Carol Saller Carol Saller
Robert D. Sampson Robert D. Sampson Evelyn Sanchez-Toledo Carl Sandburg
Misti Sandefur Andrew Santella Barbara Santucci Barbara Santucci
Raye Ann Saunoris Chuck Schaden Michelle Schaub George Scheber
Josh Schneider Karen Halvorson Schreck Karen Halvorson Schreck Ellen Schreiber
Lynnette Schuepbach Lynnette Schuepbach Betty Kepka Schultz Betty Kepka Schultz
Irene Schultz Irene Schultz Vivian Schurfranz Elzie Crisler Segar
Chad Sell Meyer Seltzer Meyer Seltzer Adam Selzer
Sara F. Shacter Sara F. Shacter Karen A. Shaffer Fran Shaff
Sue Shanahan Sue Shanahan Cindy Shanks Art Shay
Art Shay Charles J. Shields Sun Yung Shin Mary Francis Shura Craig
Mary Francis Shura Liesl Shurtliff Ruth Siburt Ruth Siburt
Lowey Bundy Sichol Shel Silverstein Shel Silverstein Mary Manz Simon
Mary Manz Simon Shanna Simpson Maureen Teresa Skaggs Suzanne Slade
Cynthia L. Smith Cynthia Leitich Smith Greg Leitich Smith Imogene Henderson Smith
Imogene Henderson Smith Sindy Lynne Smith Gerry Souter Janet Souter
Cornelia Maude Spelman Ruth Spiro Elsie Lee Splear Susan Srikant
Ken Stark Ken Stark Kevin Stein R(ichard) Conrad Stein
R(ichard) Conrad Stein R(ichard) Conrad Stein R(ichard) Conrad Stein Lisa L Sterling
Marjabelle Young Stewart Jack Stockman Pam S. Stone Mark Strand
Kim Strellis Alison Strobel Lee Strobel Cynda Strong
Diana Sudyka John Sullivan Kathryn Ann Sullivan Kimberly L. Sullivan
Rima A. Suqi Tereasa Surratt Susan Sussman Robert Donald Sutherland
Robert Donald Sutherland Lynn Swango James L Swanson Kristina Swarner
Neva Swartz Joan Sweeney Joan Sweeney Lauren Collier Swindler
Natasha Tarpley Natasha Tarpley Tanner Tattini Florance Walton Taylor
Sandra J. Taylor Pattie Thomas Pattie Thomas Richard L. Thomas
Stacey S Thompson Charles Anthony Tillman Amy Timberlake Amy Timberlake
Pamela Todd Pamela Todd Margot Toppen Natalia G Toreeva
William Trombello Kristine J. Trudeau Kathy Tucker Mark Turcotte
Mark Turcotte Barbara Turner Barbara Turner Bernard C. Turner
Glennette Tilley Turner Glennette Tilley Turner Michael Tyler Janice May Udry
Maureen Valvassori Wendelin Van Draanen Sara Varon Stephanie Ann Vavra
Mike Venezia Kathleen Vyn Hilary Wagner Sally M. Walker
David Foster Wallace Leslie Elson Waller Elizabeth Walter Darwin McBeth Walton
Darwin McBeth Walton Edward R. Ward Jennifer Ward Franklin Christopher Ware
Franklin Christopher Ware Tom Watson May Thielgaard Watts Michael Wayne
Sharon Weber Ethel Harshbarget Weddle Erica Weisz Sam Weisz
Sheila Kelly Welch Sheila Kelly Welch Sheila Kelly Welch June Weltman
Doris Replogle Wenzel Courtney Westlake Cheryl Aylward Whitesel Cheryl Aylward Whitesel
David Brian Williams David Brian Williams Fred Willman Robert Dean Wilson
Andrew Winkel Jeanette Winter Sally Wisenburg Miles Wisniewski
Patricia Rae Wolff Patricia Rae Wolff Gary K Wolf Sallie Wolf
Sallie Wolf Neema Woodard Allan Woodrow Xernona Woods
Catherine Woolley Sarah Mcintosh Wooten Sarah Mcintosh Wooten Sandra S. Yamate
Camille Yarbrough Mary Frances Zambreno Mary Frances Zambreno Paul O. Zelinsky
Natalie Ziarnik Elsie Ziegler Jeanna M. Zivalich Allan Zullo