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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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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 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