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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 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 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
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 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
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 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 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 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
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