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Alex Haley - Journalist and author of the widely-acclaimed novel Roots.
Alice Walker - 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.
Australian Authors - Brief biographies and bibliographies of Australian authors of fiction for teenagers. Includes notes on their life and list of titles.
Author Biographies - Students provide very short biographies of their favorite Newbery Award-winning authors.
Author Search Index on - Introduces children's authors through author profiles and interviews. Also offers e-mail addresses of select writers.
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.
Authors' Calendar - Provides short introductions to the lives and works of hundreds of authors from around the world.
Bill Peet - Author, Animator, Illustrator - Tells about the author and his books. Also includes information and games for the classroom.
Cheshire, Simon - (Official site) Includes biographical information, news, and extracts from his books. Works include Totally Unsuitable For Children and the Jeremy Brown spy spoofs.
Edwidge Danticat - Fiction writer who accomplished the twin literary feats of winning a Pushcart Prize for short fiction and being nominated for the prestigious National Book Award before she reached the age of thirty.
Eugene O'Neill - Includes biographical sketch, listing of works, quotations, and a timeline of the writer's life.
Famous Authors and Their Creations - This Thinkquest Jr. site provides very brief biographies of eight well-known authors.
From Noah Webster to Merriam-Webster - Overview of the author of America's first dictionary.
Garland, Sherry - Contains biography, list of books, FAQs, author visit information, and writing tips. Garland has written more than 25 books for children and young adults.
George, Jean Craighead - (Official site) Includes biographical sketch, answers to common questions, descriptions of Jean Craighead George's books, and tips for young writers.
Keenan, Sheila - Tells all about the author and her books.
Learning About Cynthia Voigt - An 8th-grader shares what she has learned about this popular young adult writer.
Lois Duncan - A short biography of the award-winning young adult horror writer.
Maurice Sendak - Tells about the childhood of the man who created the Wild Things and identifies some of the influences that shaped his writing and artwork.

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