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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 Lowey Bundy Sichol 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 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
Victor Wayne Pearn Victor Wayne Pearn 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 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
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