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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 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 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 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
Terry Brooks Larry Broutman 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 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 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
Harold Gray 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 Kate Hannigan
Charise Mericle Harper 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
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 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 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 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
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 Krouse 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 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 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 Mary Frances Zambreno
Paul O. Zelinsky Natalie Ziarnik Elsie Ziegler Jeanna M. Zivalich
Allan Zullo