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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 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 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 Wendelin Van Draanen 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