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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 A Applegate Pauline Ariel Thomas M. Armstrong June Morris Arnold
June Morris Arnold 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 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 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
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
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 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 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 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
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