Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


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 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 Patty Barr
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 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 Mary Hartwell Catherwood
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 Mary Francis Shura Craig Mary Francis Shura Craig 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 Martin Downs
Martin Downs 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 David 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 Candace 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 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 James R. Helm
Marguerite Henry Marguerite Henry Janis Herbert Margaret S. Herguth
Charlotte Herman Charlotte 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 Robert P. 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 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 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 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 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 Richard Payne 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 Bernice Rabe Berniece Rabe Berniece Rabe
Virginia Ruth Rackley Bob Raczka David Radavich Christopher Raschka
Peggy Rathmann Peggy Rathmann Matthew Reinhart 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 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
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 Kathryn Ann Sullivan Kimberly L. Sullivan
Rima A. Suqi 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 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 Walker Sally 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 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