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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 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 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 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
Anne Whitford Paul Anne Whitford Paul Gayle Pearson Gayle Pearson
Richard Wayne Peck Mary E. Penson Mary E. Penson 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 Lisa Riebe Janet Riehecky
Janet Riehecky 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 Yvette C. Ross-Hebron, MD Jeffrey Michael Ruby
Mike Rucker Mike Rucker Deborah Ruddell John David Ruemmler
John David Ruemmler Rachel Ruiz 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 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 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 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
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 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