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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
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
Art Baltazar 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 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
Darcy Day Zoells 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Barb Rosenstock
Yvette C. Ross-Hebron, MD Jeffrey Michael 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
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 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 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
Tom Watson 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 Alex Willan 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 Paul O. Zelinsky Natalie Ziarnik Elsie Ziegler
Jeanna M. Zivalich Allan Zullo