100 More Popular Young Adult Authors

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A companion title to 100 Most Popular Young Adult Authors, this book features another 100 biographical sketches and biographies of popular young adult authors. In addition to authors that did not appear in the first volume, dozens of fresh voices that have emerged in the field of young adult literature have been included. Carefully reviewed by a number of distinguished young adult literature experts, this book presents a treasure trove of information, a wealth of different genres, and is a one-stop guide to some ...

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Overview

A companion title to 100 Most Popular Young Adult Authors, this book features another 100 biographical sketches and biographies of popular young adult authors. In addition to authors that did not appear in the first volume, dozens of fresh voices that have emerged in the field of young adult literature have been included. Carefully reviewed by a number of distinguished young adult literature experts, this book presents a treasure trove of information, a wealth of different genres, and is a one-stop guide to some of the best-loved authors in today's teen literature. Includes: David Almond, Maya Angelou, T. A. Barron, Joseph Bruchac, Sandra Cisneros, Linda Crew, Sarah Dessen, Carl Deuker, Nancy Farmer, Will Hobbs, Lensey Namioka, Naomi Shihab Nye, Philip Pullman, J. K. Rowling, Louis Sachar, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Paul Yee, and many more! Grades 6-12.

A ready reference for teenagers who seek information about well-known writers, either for school work, out of curiosity, to find more books by a favorite author, or to learn about the writing process.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563089206
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/5/2000
  • Series: Popular Authors Series
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 1,513,518
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

BERNARD A. DREW is a freelance writer and editor, as well as a columnist for a daily newspaper. He is based in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
C. S. Adler 1
Sherman Alexie 5
David Almond 8
Rudolfo Anaya 11
Laurie Halse Anderson 15
Maya Angelou 19
K. A. Applegate 23
T. A. Barron 30
Joan Bauer 33
Cherie Bennett 36
Robin F. Brancato 42
Joseph Bruchac 45
Eve Bunting 50
Melvin Burgess 55
Michael Cadnum 58
John Christopher 61
Sandra Cisneros 65
Ellen Conford 69
Sharon Creech 72
Linda Crew 76
Gillian Cross 79
Karen Cushman 83
Sarah Dessen 87
Carl Deuker 90
Michael A. Dorris 93
Sharon Mills Draper 97
Diane Duane 100
Thomas J. Dygard 104
Nancy Farmer 107
Jean Ferris 110
Anne Fine 113
Paul Fleischman 117
Susan Fletcher 121
Nancy Garden 124
Mel Glenn 128
Sheila Gordon 132
Margaret Peterson Haddix 134
Mary Downing Hahn 137
Robert A. Heinlein 140
Nat Hentoff 145
Karen Hesse 148
Will Hobbs 152
Angela Johnson 156
David Klass 159
Annette Curtis Klause 162
Trudy Krisher 165
Marie G. Lee 168
Julius Lester 171
Gail Carson Levine 175
Sonia Levitin 178
Janet McNaughton 182
Carolyn Meyer 185
Gloria D. Miklowitz 189
Kyoko Mori 193
Gilbert Morris 196
Lensey Namioka 203
Donna Jo Napoli 206
Garth Nix 210
Naomi Shihab Nye 213
Mary O'Hara 217
Zibby Oneal 220
Rodman Philbrick 224
Meredith Ann Pierce 228
Tamora Pierce 231
Randy Powell 235
Philip Pullman 238
Marsha Qualey 243
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 246
Wilson Rawls 250
Lynne Reid Banks 253
John H. Ritter 257
Willo Davis Roberts 260
S. L. Rottman 265
J. K. Rowling 267
Louis Sachar 272
Graham Salisbury 275
R. A. Salvatore 279
Esmeralda Santiago 283
Pamela F. Service 286
Neal Shusterman 289
Elizabeth George Speare 292
Nancy Springer 295
Suzanne Fisher Staples 299
Robert Louis Stevenson 303
Rosemary Sutcliff 306
Joyce Sweeney 310
Rob Thomas 313
Megan Whalen Turner 316
Vivian Vande Velde 319
Nancy Werlin 322
Gloria Whelan 325
Ruth White 328
Laura Ingalls Wilder 331
Connie Willis 336
Ellen Wittlinger 339
Virginia Ewer Wolff 343
Jacqueline Woodson 347
Paul Yee 351
Author/Title Index 355
Genre Index 379
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