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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, >>

Judy Schachner
Judy Schachner

Judy Schachner was born into an Irish Catholic working class family from New England. Money was as tight as their >>

Julie Berry
Julie Berry

Julie Berry is the author of the 2017 Printz Honor and Los Angeles Times Book Prize shortlisted novel The Passion >>

Julie Chibbaro

Julie Chibbaro is the award-winning author of three historical novels: Into the Dangerous World  (Viking, 2015), Deadly (Simon & Schuster 2011, >>

Julie Dao
Julie Dao

Julie C. Dao is a proud Vietnamese-American who was born in upstate New York. She studied medicine in college, but >>

K.L. Going
K.L. Going

K.L. Going is the award winning author of numerous books for children and teens. Her first novel, Fat Kid Rules >>

Kandace Coston
Kandace Coston

Kandace Coston is the assistant editor at Lee & Low Books, an independent multicultural children’s book publisher. She grew up >>

Karl Jones
Karl Jones

Karl Jones is an Associate Editor at Penguin Young Readers Group. He works on a variety of licensed and original >>

Kat Brzozowski
Kat Brzozowski

Kat Brzozowski is an editor at Swoon Reads/Feiwel & Friends. She has edited a wide range of young adult fiction, >>

Kate Prosswimmer
Kate Prosswimmer

Kate Prosswimmer is an Associate Editor at Sourcebooks, where she has worked for more than four years. She acquires across >>

Kathi Appelt
Kathi Appelt

Kathi Appelt’s books have won numerous national and state awards, including the Irma and Simon Black Award, Children’s Choice Award, >>

Kathryn Erskine
Kathryn Erskine

Kathy spent fifteen years as a lawyer before turning to her first love: writing. She was lucky to work with >>

Kelly Bennett

Kelly Bennett is the author of many books for children—mostly picture books. Her stories, such as Vampire Baby; Not Norman, >>