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Elise BroachMeet Elise BroachAuthor

Elise Broach is the author of more than twenty books for young readers, ranging from board books to young adult >>

Larry Dane BrimnerMeet Larry Dane BrimnerAuthor

Larry Dane Brimner is the author of more than 200 fiction and nonfiction books for children. He is best known >>

Salina YoonMeet Salina YoonAuthor/Illustrator

Salina Yoon is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of over 160 books for children, with over 3.5 million >>

Varian JohnsonMeet Varian JohnsonAuthor

Varian Johnson is the author of six novels, including the Jackson Greene middle-grade series. The first novel in the series, >>

Heidi Stemple
Heidi Stemple

Heidi didn’t want to be a writer when she grew up. In fact, after she graduated from college, she became >>

Jake Bazel
Jake Bazel

Jake Bazel works as a “puppeteer and poeteer” in theatre and children’s television. He’s toured the country with the Jim >>

Jan Cheripko
Jan Cheripko

Jan Cheripko is the author of seven books for children and young adults, including the award-winning YA novel, Imitate the >>

Jan Fields

Jan Fields had her first brush with educational publishing when an editor happened upon her webpage and asked if she’d >>

Jennie Dunham
Jennie Dunham

Jennie Dunham has been a literary agent in New York, New York since May 1992. In August 2000 she founded >>

Jennifer Jacobson
Jennifer Jacobson

Jennifer is the author of many books for children including the early-reader series Andy Shane and the Very Bossy Dolores >>

Jennifer Swanson
Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson is a self-professed science geek and the author of over twenty-five nonfiction and fiction books. She is the >>

Jessica Echeverria
Jessica Echeverria

Jessica Echeverria is an editor at Lee & Low Books, an independent children’s book publisher focusing on diversity. Over the >>

Jillian Sullivan
Jillian Sullivan

Jillian Sullivan has written young adult novels, collections of short stories, picture books, a book on mythology, a book on >>

Jim Hill
Jim Hill

Flaming Snot Rockets! Jim holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine >>

Jordan Brown
Jordan Brown

Jordan Brown is an executive editor with Walden Pond Press and Balzer + Bray, two imprints at HarperCollins Children’s Books.

Joyce Hostetter
Joyce Hostetter

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