Includes a brief biography of the author, reviews of his books, and a list of awards won.
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.
Biography, pictures, book information, opinions, competitions, opportunities for dialogue with the author.
Offers book list and author information.
Students provide very short biographies of their favorite Newbery Award-winning authors.
Author Search Index on kidsreads.com
Introduces children's authors through author profiles and interviews. Also offers e-mail addresses of select writers.
Directory of scholarly sites about classic authors.
Authors and Illustrators
A part of the Horn Book's Virtual History Exhibit, this site features letters and radio interviews with classic children's writers.
Authors of Lasting Fame
A brief introduction to authors Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charlotte Bronte, and Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber.
Complete list of books with background information and history of story ideas.
Barron, T. A.
Author of The Lost Years of Merlin epic and "The Kate Adventures" features personal message, responses to questions from readers, and appearances schedule.
Books by LP Chase
Biography of the Long Island poet and author with excerpts from "Elliot Stone" and a collection of poetry "I Kiss the Moon".
Learn about Brilliant Brits, Nessie, and How to Speak Chimpanzee on the author/illustrator's site. Find animations, games, riddles, and teacher resources.
Official homepage of the Native American author/storyteller, with biography, performance schedule, and index of published books.
Books, biography, photographs and news for the children's author.
Information and biography of the illustrator and author of Miss Rumphius.
Includes brief biography and full bibliography of the author's sixty-nine children's books.
Author's site includes information and sample chapters from recent books; recipes; and idea starters, photos and biographic information for book reports.
Official site includes biography, illustrations, books, and a newsletter. Author of 'Click Clack Moo, Cows that Type'.
Curry, Jane Louise
Author of adventure, fantasy, time travel, mystery, and Native American tales for young people. Site includes book chapters, background, illustrations, photos, reviews, and biography.
Provides biographical sketch complete with a list of accomplishments, calendar, and pictures.
Author and illustrator of the Spiderwick Chronicles. Features news, art, biography, video, and FAQ.
The official site includes a brief biography and a synopsis of the book, "The City of Ember".
A short autobiography of the award-winning young adult horror writer.
The Newbery Medalist's web site, offering a biography, articles, bibliography, event listings, and excerpts.
A brief biography of the author with introductions to her illustrations, including reports from her current studio projects and outdoor adventures.
Gale Group: Poet's Corner
Includes biographies of more than 30 poets along with guides to their most popular works.
Contains biography, list of books, FAQs, author visit information, and writing tips.
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.
Author and illustrator of non-fiction books. Includes biography, pictures, and brief book descriptions.
Listen to the author read parts of his stories, such as "Two Weeks with the Queen", and "Worry Warts". Contains photographs and a biography.
Great Writers and Poets
Directory of links to resources for numerous authors, including information on Nobel Prize winners.
Green, Roger J.
Includes information about the author and his books, including a full list of books and how he started writing.
Journalist and author of the widely-acclaimed novel Roots.
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.
Official site provides author biography, illustrations, information on characters and books, and fun and games.
Official site of Jacqueline Jules, author of Noah and the Ziz, Once Upon a Shabbos, and The Hardest Word; with games and a biography.
Author of "Uncanny!", "The Cabbage Patch War", and Hedley Hopkins". Contains a biography, a list of books and their covers, and some games.
Official site for the author of young adult fiction. Includes biography, FAQ, a synopsis of published works, and contact information.
Introduces children's writer Joe Larke, his stories, and his poems. Also includes contact information, details about school visits, and tips for young writers.
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.
Learning About Cynthia Voigt
An 8th-grader shares what she has learned about this popular young adult writer.
Lives of Girls Who Became Famous
The stories of 19 girls who became famous in their adult life.
Brief biography, and list of books including 'Frog and Toad Together'.
Biography of the award-winning children's book author, including information about the author, her books, and scheduled school visits.
Visit the magical worlds from the books, including the 5 stories about Miss Christmas and the lands visited by the Princess of Colour.
Official website for young adult author, includes biography, book information, appearances, and links.
Mitali Perkins' Fire Escape
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.
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.
Provides author information, books, current news, activities, and a forum. Author of 'Pink and Say'.
Poultry in Motion
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.
Official site of the author of "His Dark Materials"; with a biography, questions, and information about the books.
Rodman, Mary Ann
Includes a biography, list of books, advice, and a scrapbook.
Author of science fiction and fantasy novels for children and young adults. Find autobiographical information and a synopsis of some of his books.
Provides personal information about the author, a synopsis of the books she has written, and a schedule of school visits.
Promotes children's author and storyteller, providing information about recent publications and booking engagements.
Official website of the teen fiction author. Includes about the author, links and contact, FAQs, and book order form.
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.
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.
Schofield, Brent R.
Author of "What The Cat Knows" and "Hairballs And Sticky Things". Features book descriptions and biography.
Official website for the non-fiction author. Includes a biography, information about her work, and a schedule of school visits and special events.
Shulamith Levey Oppenheim
Presents information on the children's book author, short stories, published books and new work.
Official homepage of the award-winning science author for children. Includes information on the author and his books, along with science links.
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.
Includes short biography, book reviews, and awards.
St. George, Judith
The author of "So You Want to be President?". The site has a biography and details of her books.
Information on the author of music biographies and fiction. Sponsored by the Author's Guild.
Thinkquest: Bill Peet
Tells about the author and his books. Also includes information and games for the classroom.
Includes book descriptions, portfolio, and biographical information.
Van Draanen, Wendelin
Dedicated to authors Sammy Keyes mystery books. Contains Sammy's song, interview, short book reviews, mystery game, and biography.
The author of 'Click Here(To Find Out How I Survived Seventh Grade)'; with a biography and book details.
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.
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.
Author site, featuring her Beany books, Christmas Miracle, and other works. Information on school visits, and related book activities.
Children's book author and illustrator provides biographical information and teacher activities, as well as information on scheduling a school visit.
Writers Online: Terence Blacker Questions & Answers
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.
Zeises, Lara M.
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.
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