Faculty

Tod OlsonMeet Tod OlsonAuthor

Tod Olson is author of the narrative nonfiction series Lost and the historical fiction series How to Get Rich. He >>

Joyce HostetterMeet Joyce HostetterAuthor

Joyce Hostetter’s historical novels have been applauded for their rich language, southern atmosphere, precise tone, and believable situations. Joyce knows >>

Crystal AllenMeet Crystal AllenAuthor

Crystal Allen is the author of several middle grade novels: How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy (Balzer and >>

Floyd CooperMeet Floyd CooperAuthor/Illustrator

Floyd Cooper is the Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator of more than 60 books for children. Floyd started his career >>

Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Once upon a time, Debbie Ridpath Ohi was a computer programmer/analyst but hurled herself off the corporate cliff to embrace >>

Deborah Heiligman
Deborah Heiligman

Deborah Heiligman is the author of 31 books for children and teens. Her most recent book, VINCENT AND THEO: THE >>

Deborah Kovacs
Deborah Kovacs

Deborah Kovacs is editorial director of Walden Pond Press, a joint imprint of HarperCollins and Walden Media, specializing in middle-grade >>

Denise Fleming
Denise Fleming

Denise Fleming is the author/illustrator of many award-winning picture books. Fleming’s books are created in her signature style of pulp >>

Dian Curtis Regan
Dian Curtis Regan

Dian Curtis Regan is the author of 60 books for young readers, ranging from picture books to YA novels. Her >>

Don Tate
Don Tate

Don Tate is an award-winning author, and the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children, including The Cart That Carried Martin >>

Edith Campbell
Edith Campbell

Edith Campbell is an assistant Education Librarian in the Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University. Edith currently serves as >>

Eileen Robinson
Eileen Robinson

Eileen has helped many writers become first-time authors during her years at Scholastic. For almost ten years, she acquired, developed, >>

Elizabeth Partridge
Elizabeth Partridge

Elizabeth Partridge’s writing for young adults often focuses on politics, social justice, photography, and art. Her book, This Land was >>

Elizabeth Rose Stanton
Elizabeth Rose Stanton

Elizabeth Rose Stanton is an author/illustrator whose debut book, Henny (Simon & Schuster) was named a 2014 best picture book >>

Emma Dryden
Emma D. Dryden

Emma D. Dryden founded drydenbks LLC (www.drydenbks.com), a premiere children’s editorial & publishing consultancy firm, after 25 years experience as >>

Emma Otheguy
Emma Otheguy

Emma Otheguy is the author of the bilingual picture book Martí’s Song for Freedom (Lee & Low, 2017) about Cuban >>