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   Provides short introductions to the lives and works of hundreds of authors from around the world.
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Almond, David Open in a new browser window
   Includes a brief biography of the author, reviews of his books, and a list of awards won.
   http://www.randomhouse.com/features/davidalmond/
Angelou, Maya Open in a new browser window
   Novelist and poet who became a national celebrity in 1970 with the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Also San Francisco's first black streetcar conductor.
   http://www.gale.com/free_resources/bhm/bio/angelou_m.htm
Arksey, Neil Open in a new browser window
   Biography, pictures, book information, opinions, competitions, opportunities for dialogue with the author.
   http://www.neilarksey.com
Ashworth, Sherry Open in a new browser window
   Offers book list and author information.
   http://www.sherryashworth.com/
Author Biographies Open in a new browser window
   Students provide very short biographies of their favorite Newbery Award-winning authors.
   http://library.thinkquest.org/J001456/authorbio.htm
Author Search Index on kidsreads.com Open in a new browser window
   Introduces children's authors through author profiles and interviews. Also offers e-mail addresses of select writers.
   http://www.kidsreads.com/authors/authors.asp
Author Webliography Open in a new browser window
   Directory of scholarly sites about classic authors.
   http://www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/lit/authors.html
Authors and Illustrators Open in a new browser window
   A part of the Horn Book's Virtual History Exhibit, this site features letters and radio interviews with classic children's writers.
   http://www.hbook.com/exhibit/authillus.html
Authors of Lasting Fame Open in a new browser window
   A brief introduction to authors Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charlotte Bronte, and Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber.
   http://www.lessontutor.com/eesAuthors.html
Bang, Molly Open in a new browser window
   Complete list of books with background information and history of story ideas.
   http://www.mollybang.com/
Barron, T. A. Open in a new browser window
   Author of The Lost Years of Merlin epic and "The Kate Adventures" features personal message, responses to questions from readers, and appearances schedule.
   http://www.tabarron.com/
Books by LP Chase Open in a new browser window
   Biography of the Long Island poet and author with excerpts from "Elliot Stone" and a collection of poetry "I Kiss the Moon".
   http://www.bradymagazine.com/gallery/lpchasebooks/
Brassey, Richard Open in a new browser window
   Learn about Brilliant Brits, Nessie, and How to Speak Chimpanzee on the author/illustrator's site. Find animations, games, riddles, and teacher resources.
   http://www.richardbrassey.com/
Bruchac, Joseph Open in a new browser window
   Official homepage of the Native American author/storyteller, with biography, performance schedule, and index of published books.
   http://www.josephbruchac.com/
Canevaro, Vanessa Open in a new browser window
   Books, biography, photographs and news for the children's author.
   http://vanessacanevaro.com/
Cooney, Barbara Open in a new browser window
   Information and biography of the illustrator and author of Miss Rumphius.
   http://www.ortakales.com/illustrators/Cooney.html
Corbett, Scott Open in a new browser window
   Includes brief biography and full bibliography of the author's sixty-nine children's books.
   http://www.damfino.com/authors/scorbett/bibliography.html
Couloumbis, Audrey Open in a new browser window
   Author's site includes information and sample chapters from recent books; recipes; and idea starters, photos and biographic information for book reports.
   http://www.audreycouloumbis.com/
Cronin, Doreen Open in a new browser window
   Official site includes biography, illustrations, books, and a newsletter. Author of 'Click Clack Moo, Cows that Type'.
   http://www.doreencronin.com/
Curry, Jane Louise Open in a new browser window
   Author of adventure, fantasy, time travel, mystery, and Native American tales for young people. Site includes book chapters, background, illustrations, photos, reviews, and biography.
   http://www.janelouisecurry.com/
DePaola, Tomie Open in a new browser window
   Provides biographical sketch complete with a list of accomplishments, calendar, and pictures.
   http://www.tomie.com/
DiTerlizzi, Tony Open in a new browser window
   Author and illustrator of the Spiderwick Chronicles. Features news, art, biography, video, and FAQ.
   http://www.diterlizzi.com/
DuPrau, Jeanne Open in a new browser window
   The official site includes a brief biography and a synopsis of the book, "The City of Ember".
   http://www.jeanneduprau.com/
Duncan, Lois Open in a new browser window
   A short autobiography of the award-winning young adult horror writer.
   http://loisduncan.arquettes.com/Biography3.htm
Fleischman, Paul Open in a new browser window
   The Newbery Medalist's web site, offering a biography, articles, bibliography, event listings, and excerpts.
   http://www.paulfleischman.net/
Frasier, Debra Open in a new browser window
   A brief biography of the author with introductions to her illustrations, including reports from her current studio projects and outdoor adventures.
   http://debrafrasier.com/
From Noah Webster to Merriam-Webster Open in a new browser window
   Tells about the author of America's first dictionary.
   http://www.m-w.com/info/noah.htm
Gale Group: Poet's Corner Open in a new browser window
   Includes biographies of more than 30 poets along with guides to their most popular works.
   http://www.gale.com/free_resources/poets/index.htm
Garland, Sherry Open in a new browser window
   Contains biography, list of books, FAQs, author visit information, and writing tips.
   http://sherrygarland.swiftsite.com/
Geraghty, Paul Open in a new browser window
   Official site of the children's picture book author and illustrator. Includes a photo gallery, a list of his works and awards, and a schedule of author visits.
   http://paulgeraghty.net
Gibbons, Gail Open in a new browser window
   Author and illustrator of non-fiction books. Includes biography, pictures, and brief book descriptions.
   http://www.gailgibbons.com/
Gleitzman, Morris Open in a new browser window
   Listen to the author read parts of his stories, such as "Two Weeks with the Queen", and "Worry Warts". Contains photographs and a biography.
   http://www.morrisgleitzman.com/
Great Writers and Poets Open in a new browser window
   Directory of links to resources for numerous authors, including information on Nobel Prize winners.
   http://www.xs4all.nl/~pwessel/writers.html
Green, Roger J. Open in a new browser window
   Includes information about the author and his books, including a full list of books and how he started writing.
   http://www.rogerjgreen.net/
Haley, Alex Open in a new browser window
   Journalist and author of the widely-acclaimed novel Roots.
   http://www.gale.com/free_resources/bhm/bio/haley_a.htm
Harvey, Jacqueline Open in a new browser window
   Official site of the children's author of the book, "Code Name Mr Right." Includes a biography, with photographs, as well as special areas for students and teachers.
   http://www.jacquelineharvey.com/
Henkes, Kevin Open in a new browser window
   Official site provides author biography, illustrations, information on characters and books, and fun and games.
   http://www.kevinhenkes.com/
Jacqueline Jules Open in a new browser window
   Official site of Jacqueline Jules, author of Noah and the Ziz, Once Upon a Shabbos, and The Hardest Word; with games and a biography.
   http://www.jacquelinejules.com
Jennings, Paul Open in a new browser window
   Author of "Uncanny!", "The Cabbage Patch War", and Hedley Hopkins". Contains a biography, a list of books and their covers, and some games.
   http://www.pauljennings.com.au/
KLGoing.com Open in a new browser window
   Official site for the author of young adult fiction. Includes biography, FAQ, a synopsis of published works, and contact information.
   http://www.klgoing.com
Larke, Joe Open in a new browser window
   Introduces children's writer Joe Larke, his stories, and his poems. Also includes contact information, details about school visits, and tips for young writers.
   http://www.grinabit.com/
Lawrence, Iain Open in a new browser window
   Introduces the author of Lord of the Nutcracker Men and The High Seas Trilogy. Includes biographical sketch, stories from the author's personal life, and photos.
   http://www.randomhouse.com/features/iainlawrence/
Learning About Cynthia Voigt Open in a new browser window
   An 8th-grader shares what she has learned about this popular young adult writer.
   http://www.scils.rutgers.edu/~kvander/voigt.html
Lives of Girls Who Became Famous Open in a new browser window
   The stories of 19 girls who became famous in their adult life.
   http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/Sarah_Knowles_Bolton/Lives_of_Girls_Who_Became_Famous/
Lobel, Arnold Open in a new browser window
   Brief biography, and list of books including 'Frog and Toad Together'.
   http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmr/mtai/lobel.html
MacDonald, Amy Open in a new browser window
   Biography of the award-winning children's book author, including information about the author, her books, and scheduled school visits.
   http://www.amymacdonald.com/about.html
Maria, Donna Open in a new browser window
   Visit the magical worlds from the books, including the 5 stories about Miss Christmas and the lands visited by the Princess of Colour.
   http://www.donna-marias-world.co.uk
McDaniel, Lurlene Open in a new browser window
   Official website for young adult author, includes biography, book information, appearances, and links.
   http://www.randomhouse.com/features/lurlene/
Mitali Perkins' Fire Escape Open in a new browser window
   The author reflects on life in the melting pot, offering writing contests, a safe place to discuss immigrant life, book reviews, and other related resources, including her own writing.
   http://www.mitaliperkins.com
Pierce, Tamora Open in a new browser window
   Official site of the author of the Circle of Magic books, and other popular series. Find a biography of the author, FAQs, and art work.
   http://www.tamora-pierce.com/
Polacco, Patricia Open in a new browser window
   Provides author information, books, current news, activities, and a forum. Author of 'Pink and Say'.
   http://www.patriciapolacco.com/
Poultry in Motion Open in a new browser window
   Official site of the authors and illustrators of books for children, Mary Jane and Herm Auch, provides question and answer pages for children and aspiring children's writers and illustrators.
   http://mjauch.com/
Pullman, Paul Open in a new browser window
   Official site of the author of "His Dark Materials"; with a biography, questions, and information about the books.
   http://www.philip-pullman.com/
Rodman, Mary Ann Open in a new browser window
   Includes a biography, list of books, advice, and a scrapbook.
   http://www.maryannrodman.com/
Rose, Simon Open in a new browser window
   Author of science fiction and fantasy novels for children and young adults. Find autobiographical information and a synopsis of some of his books.
   http://www.simon-rose.com/
Russo, Marisabina Open in a new browser window
   Provides personal information about the author, a synopsis of the books she has written, and a schedule of school visits.
   http://www.marisabinarusso.com/
Salley, Coleen Open in a new browser window
   Promotes children's author and storyteller, providing information about recent publications and booking engagements.
   http://coleensalley.com
Salter, Helen Open in a new browser window
   Official website of the teen fiction author. Includes about the author, links and contact, FAQs, and book order form.
   http://helensalter.com
Say, Allen Open in a new browser window
   Official site of the author of Home of the Brave, El Chino, Grandfather's Journey and Tea with Milk. Includes news, articles, and speeches by the author.
   http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/authors/allensay/
Scarsbrook, Richard Open in a new browser window
   The official site of the author of the Cheeseburger Subversive and other short stories and poems. Includes a synopsis of his book, readings, endorsements, and a schedule of readings and events.
   http://www.richardscarsbrook.com/
Schofield, Brent R. Open in a new browser window
   Author of "What The Cat Knows" and "Hairballs And Sticky Things". Features book descriptions and biography.
   http://www.brsbooks.com/
Scott, Elaine Open in a new browser window
   Official website for the non-fiction author. Includes a biography, information about her work, and a schedule of school visits and special events.
   http://www.elainescott.com/
Shulamith Levey Oppenheim Open in a new browser window
   Presents information on the children's book author, short stories, published books and new work.
   http://www.shulamithoppenheim.com
Simon, Seymour Open in a new browser window
   Official homepage of the award-winning science author for children. Includes information on the author and his books, along with science links.
   http://www.seymoursimon.com/
Sones, Sonya Open in a new browser window
   Answers to questions about the author of teen poetry novels including One of Those Hideous Books Where the Mother Dies, What My Mother Doesn't Know, and Stop Pretending.
   http://www.sonyasones.com/
Spinelli, Jerry Open in a new browser window
   Includes short biography, book reviews, and awards.
   http://www.randomhouse.com/features/jerryspinelli/
St. George, Judith Open in a new browser window
   The author of "So You Want to be President?". The site has a biography and details of her books.
   http://www.judithstgeorge.com
Stacy-Deanne (Dee-Anne) Open in a new browser window
   Information on the author of music biographies and fiction. Sponsored by the Author's Guild.
   http://www.stacy-deanne.net
The Poet's Bookshelf: Biographies of Famous Poets Open in a new browser window
   Gifted students write about the lives of 12 well-known American poets.
   http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/poets/poet.htm
Thinkquest: Bill Peet Open in a new browser window
   Tells about the author and his books. Also includes information and games for the classroom.
   http://library.thinkquest.org/J0111400/
U'Ren, Andrea Open in a new browser window
   Includes book descriptions, portfolio, and biographical information.
   http://andreauren.com/
Van Draanen, Wendelin Open in a new browser window
   Dedicated to authors Sammy Keyes mystery books. Contains Sammy's song, interview, short book reviews, mystery game, and biography.
   http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/vandraanen/
Vega, Denise Open in a new browser window
   The author of 'Click Here(To Find Out How I Survived Seventh Grade)'; with a biography and book details.
   http://www.denisevega.com/
Walker, Alice Open in a new browser window
   A leading voices among black American women writers who has produced an acclaimed and varied body of work, including poetry, novels, short stories, essays, and criticism.
   http://www.gale.com/free_resources/bhm/bio/walker_a.htm
West, Colin Open in a new browser window
   Features the poems and stories of the children's author/illustrator, along with a glimpse into his personal life, photos, and answers to frequently asked questions.
   http://www.colinwest.com/
Wojciechowski, Susan Open in a new browser window
   Author site, featuring her Beany books, Christmas Miracle, and other works. Information on school visits, and related book activities.
   http://www.susanwoj.com/
Wolff, Ashley Open in a new browser window
   Children's book author and illustrator provides biographical information and teacher activities, as well as information on scheduling a school visit.
   http://www.ashleywolff.com/
Writers Online: Terence Blacker Questions & Answers Open in a new browser window
   Interview with the novelist and a list of all his children's books, plus an extract from a Ms. Wiz story with suggestions for aspiring young writers.
   http://www.englishonline.co.uk/writers/other/blacker2.html
Zeises, Lara M. Open in a new browser window
   Official site of this author of the young adult novels, Bringing Up the Bones and Contents Under Pressure. Includes a biography, news, and a schedule of appearances.
   http://www.zeisgeist.com/

Last Updated: 2007-03-25 02:24:36