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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 Tracy Ahrens Dorothy Keeley Aldis
Carolyn Alessio Richard D. Alexander David Algrim Jennifer Allison
Frances Altman Julia Alvarez Mary Amato Leone Castell Anderson
Max Elliot Anderson Mike Anderson Pamela Anzalotti Necia Halpern Apfel
Katherine Alice Applegate Pauline Ariel Thomas M. Armstrong June Morris Arnold
June Morris Arnold Deb Aronson 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
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 Drew Bialko Raymond Bial
Raymond Bial Frannie Bilingsly 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 Fern G. Brown Fern G. Brown
Jeffrey Brown Joe Brown Tricia Brown Dave Brozman
Robert Burleigh Charles Pierce Burton Miriam Busch Janan Cain
Norman E. Calmese Norman E. Calmese 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 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
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 Larry O. Dean 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 Brian Fox Ellis
Brian Fox Ellis Brian Fox Ellis Brian Fox Ellis 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 Katherine Mary Fischer Ted C. Fishman Alice K. Flanagan
Candace Fleming Meg Fleming Rodney Ford Flora Wallis Foss
Levi Fox Dennis Fradin Dennis Fradin Judith Bloom Fradin
Judith Bloom Fradin Tobin Fraley Hillary Frank Kevin Franz
Melissa Fraterrigo Eric E. Frisch Richard Buckminster Fuller Eric Kahn Gale
Eric Khan 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
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
Janice N. Harrington Randolph Robert Harrison Claire Hartfield Miles Harvey
Juanita Harvill Dorothy Hass Junaita Havill 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 Maureen K. Hughes
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 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 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
Larry Dale Kettlekamp Larry Dale Kettlekamp 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 Debborah Dover Layne 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 Lisa Maggiore 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
Jacqquelin S. McCord Jacqquelin S. McCord Jacquelin S. McCord Emily McCully
Emily McCully 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 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 William Nikola-Lisa
Bonnie Larkin Nims Kate Noble Kate Noble Dianne Noland
Janet Nolan Michael Norman Sterling North Thomas Sterling North
Mary Nourie Mary Nourie Mishawn Purnell O'Neal Mishawn Purnell O'Neal
Barack Obama 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
Victor Wayne Pearn Victor Wayne Pearn 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 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
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 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 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 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
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 Sandra J. Taylor 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 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 Sheila Kelly Welch Sheila Kelly Welch
Helen (Francine Lewis) Wells Helen (Francine Lewis) Wells Helen (Francine Lewis) Wells Helen (Francine Lewis) Wells
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 Paul O. Zelinsky
Natalie Ziarnik Elsie Ziegler Jeanna M. Zivalich Allan Zullo