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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 Alice Applegate Pauline Ariel Thomas M. Armstrong June Morris Arnold
June Morris Arnold Deb Aronson 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
Veronica Randolph Batterson Teresa Battisti-Cole Joan Bauer Marion Dane Bauer
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 Frannie Bilingsly 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 Fern G. Brown Fern G. Brown
Jeffrey Brown Joe Brown Tricia Brown Dave Brozman
Robert Burleigh Charles Pierce Burton Miriam Busch Janan Cain
Norman E. Calmese Norman E. Calmese 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
Stacy Curtis Karen Cushman Karen Cushman Clive Cussler
James Robert Dabbert Debbie Dadey Debbie Dadey James Dague
Paige A. Dague Sharon Darrow Sharon Darrow Debbie Daugherty
Debbie Daugherty Angela Davis Marc Davis Marc Davis
Mia Nic'cole Dawson Larry Day Larry O. Dean 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
Brian Fox Ellis Brian Fox Ellis Brian Fox Ellis Brian Fox Ellis
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 Katherine Mary Fischer Ted C. Fishman
Alice K. Flanagan Candace Fleming Meg Fleming Rodney Ford
Flora Wallis Foss Levi Fox Dennis Fradin Dennis Fradin
Judith Bloom Fradin Judith Bloom Fradin Tobin Fraley Hillary Frank
Kevin Franz Melissa Fraterrigo Eric E. Frisch Richard Buckminster Fuller
Eric Kahn Gale Eric Khan 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 Juanita Harvill Dorothy Hass Junaita Havill
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
Maureen K. Hughes 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 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 Larry Dale Kettlekamp Larry Dale Kettlekamp 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 Sindy Lynne Kubitschek 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 Debborah Dover Layne
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 Lisa Maggiore
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 Jacqquelin S. McCord Jacqquelin S. McCord
Jacquelin S. McCord Emily McCully Emily McCully Lynn E. McElfresh
Lynn E. McElfresh Alice B. McGinty 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 William Nikola-Lisa Bonnie Larkin Nims
Kate Noble Kate Noble Dianne Noland Janet Nolan
Michael Norman Sterling North Thomas Sterling North Mary Nourie
Mary Nourie Mishawn Purnell O'Neal Mishawn Purnell O'Neal 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 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 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 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 Fern Schumer Fern Schumer
Fern Schumer Fern Schumer Vivian Schurfranz Elsie Crisler Segar
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
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 Sandra J. Taylor Pattie Thomas Richard L. Thomas
Stacey S Thompson Charles Anthony Tillman Amy Timberlake Amy Timberlake
Pamela Todd Pamela Todd Margot Toppen 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 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
Sheila Kelly Welch Sheila Kelly Welch Helen (Francine Lewis) Wells Helen (Francine Lewis) Wells
Helen (Francine Lewis) Wells Helen (Francine Lewis) Wells 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