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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 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 Lisa Jenn Bigelow 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 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 Wendelin Van Draanen 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 Ruth Goring 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
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 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 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 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
Sara Varon Stephanie Ann Vavra Mike Venezia Kathleen Vyn
Hilary Wagner Sally M. Walker 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