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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 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 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