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Authors, Arranged by Audience (Children)

Deborah Abbott Barbara Abercrombie Diane Ackerman 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 Leone Castell Anderson
Max Elliot Anderson Mike Anderson Pamela Anzalotti Necia Halpern Apfel
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 Art Baltazar 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
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 Larry Broutman Barbara Elizabeth Brown
Bruce Brown Dee Brown Dee Brown Elizabeth M. Brown
Fern G. Brown Fern G. 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 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 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
Amelia Cotter Ruth Tietjen Councell Ruth Tietjen Councell Lauren Cowen
Judith Cox John Coyne Bennie L. Crane Bennie L. Crane
Laura Crawford 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
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
Darcy Day Zoells 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 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
Ruth Goring Catherine Gourley Catherine Gourley Charlotte Towner Graeber
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 Bettyann Hall
Bettyann Hall Lynn Hall Lynn Hall Sandra Hall
Julie Halpern Rebecca Hamlin Charise Mericle Harper Charise Mericle Harper
Charise Mericle Harper Randolph Robert Harrison Claire Hartfield 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 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 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
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 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 Ginnie Lo
Leanne Lucas Leanne Lucas Robin Luebs Donna Lukas
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 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 Jenny Meyerhoff
Brandon Marie Miller Jeffrey D. Miller Mary Jane Miller Mary Jane Miller
Wayne F. Miller Wendell Minor Wendell Minor 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 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 Berniece Rabe Virginia Ruth Rackley David Radavich
Christopher Raschka Peggy Rathmann Peggy Rathmann Matthew Reinhart
Aaron Renier Chris Rettstatt Aaron Reynolds Lisa Riebe
Janet Riehecky Janet Riehecky Sherri Rinker Laura Ripes
Harriette Gillem Robinet Harriette Gillem Robinet Dennis Rodman Mary Ann Rodman
Luis J. Rodriguez Eric Rohmann Natalie Rompella Phyllis Root
Melodye Rosales Melodye Rosales Gina Rose Pam Rosenberg
Dorothy Rosen Gayle Rosengren Sidney Rosen Sidney Rosen
Barb Rosenstock Yvette C. Ross-Hebron, MD Jeffrey Michael 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 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 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 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 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 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
Sara Varon Stephanie Ann Vavra Mike Venezia Kathleen Vyn
Hilary Wagner Sally M. Walker Leslie Elson Waller Elizabeth Walter
Darwin McBeth Walton Darwin McBeth Walton Edward R. Ward Jennifer Ward
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 Alex Willan Fred Willman Robert Dean Wilson
Andrew Winkel Jeanette Winter Miles Wisniewski Patricia Rae Wolff
Patricia Rae Wolff Gary K Wolf Sallie Wolf Sallie Wolf
Neema Woodard Allan Woodrow Xernona Woods Catherine Woolley
Sandra S. Yamate Camille Yarbrough Mary Frances Zambreno Mary Frances Zambreno
Natalie Ziarnik Elsie Ziegler Jeanna M. Zivalich Allan Zullo