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  • Biographical Sources About Authors or Illustrators of Books for Young Readers 

    American Writers for Children, 1900-1960. (Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 22). Gale, 1983. Ref. PS 490 .A43 1983

    American Writers for Children Before 1900. (Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 42). Gale, 1985. Ref. PS 490 .A44 1985

    American Writers for Children Since 1960: Fiction.
    (Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 52). Gale, 1986. Ref. PS 374 .C454 A4 1986

    American Writers for Children Since 1960: Poets, Illustrators, and Non-Fiction Authors. (Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 61). Gale, 1987. Ref. PS 490 .A45 1987

    The Art of Children's Picture Books: A Selective Reference Guide. Garland, 1988. Curric. Ref. 011.62 M311a

    Artists of the Page: Interviews with Children's Book Illustrators.
    McFarland, 1992. NC 965 .M34

    Author Talk: Conversations with Judy Blume. Simon and Schuster, 2000. Curric. 810.9 A9392

    Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books: Writings on their Lives and Works. Bowker, 1972. Curric. Ref. 809 H669a

    Authors of Books for Young People. 2nd edition. Scarecrow Press, 1971. Curric. Ref. 920.03 W261a 1971

    Authors of Books for Young People. 3rd edition. Scarecrow Press, 1990. Curric. Ref. 809.8 W261a

    Authors of Books for Young People: Supplement to the Second Edition. Scarecrow Press, 1979. Curric. Ref. 920.03 W261a 1979

    Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. Beacham Publishers, 1990. Curric. Ref. 028.1 B365

    Behind the Covers: Interviews with Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults. Libraries Unlimited, 1985. Z 1037 .A1 R65 1985

    Biographical Index to Children's and Young Adult Authors and Illustrators. Hi Willow Research, 1993. Curric. Ref. 016.809 L825b

    Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults: A Biographical Dictionary. Garland, 1999. Curric. Ref. 809 M9781b

    Black Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books: A Biographical Dictionary. Garland, 1988. Curric. Ref. 011.62 R755b

    Black Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books: A Biographical Dictionary. 2nd edition. Garland, 1992. Curric. Ref. 809 R755b

    Books Are By People: Interviews with 104 Authors and Illustrators of Books for Young Children. Citation Press, 1969. Curric. Ref. 920.03 H794b

    British Children's Authors: Interviews at Home. American Library Association, 1976. Curric. Ref. 820 J76b

    British Children's Writers, 1800-1880. Gale, 1996. Ref. PR 990 .B747 1996

    British Children's Writers, 1880-1914. Gale, 1994. Ref. PR 990 .B75 1994

    British Children's Writers, 1914-1960. Gale, 1995. Ref. PR 990 .B75 1995

    British Children's Writers Since 1960. Gale, 1996. Ref. PR 990 .B753 1996

    A Caldecott Celebration: Six Artists and Their Paths to the Caldecott Medal. Walker, 1998. Curric. 741.6 M3224c

    Caldecott Medal Books, 1938-1957, with the Artists' Acceptance Papers and Related Material Chiefly from the Horn Book Magazine. Horn Book, 1957. Curric. Ref. 028.5 H813c

    Canadian Children's Books: A Critical Guide to Authors and Illustrators
    . Oxford, 2000. Curric. Ref. 810.9 J787c

    Children's and Young Adult Literature By Latino Writers: A Guide for Librarians, Teachers, Parents, and Students. Linworth, 2002. Curric. Ref. 016.8108 Y63c

    Children's Authors and Illustrators: An Index to Biographical Dictionaries. 5th edition. Gale, 1995. Curric. Ref. 016.809 N163c 1995

    Children's Books and their Creators. Houghton Mifflin, 1995. Curric. Ref. 028.1 C536

    Children's Literature. Blackwell Publishers, 2001. PR 990 .H85 2001

    Children's Literature: A Guide to the Criticism. G.K. Hall, 1987. Curric. Ref. 011.62 H498c

    Contemporary Illustrators of Children's Books
    . Gale, 1978. Curric. Ref. 920.03 M647c

    The Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature. Continuum, 2001. Curric. Ref. 809 C7629

    Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1960-84: Recent Books of Recognized Merit. Greenwood Press, 1986. Curric. Ref. 813 H474d 1986

    Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1985-1989: Books of Recognized Merit. Greenwood Press, 1993. Curric. Rec. 813 H474d 1993

    Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1995-1999: Books of Recognized Merit. Greenwood Press, 2002. Curric. Ref. 813 H474d 2002

    Dictionary of British Children's Fiction: Books of Recognized Merit. Greenwood Press, 1989. Curric. Ref. 823 H474d

    Dictionary of Children's Fiction from Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, and Selected African Countries: Books of Recognized Merit. Greenwood Press, 1992. Curric. Ref. 823.009 H474d

    Eighth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators. Wilson, 2000. Curric. Ref. 920.03 J954 2000

    The Essential Guide to Children's Books and Their Creators. Houghton Mifflin, 2002. Curric. Ref. 920 E786

    Famous Author-Illustrators for Young People. Dodd, 1973. Curric. Ref. 920 S636f

    Famous Storytellers for Young People. Dodd, 1968. PN 452 .B38

    Fifth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators. Wilson, 1983. Curric. Ref. 809.89282 F546

    Fourth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators. Wilson, 1978. Curric. Ref. 920.03 F781

    From Writers to Students: The Pleasures and Pains of Writing. IRA, 1979. PN 147.5 .F7

    Getting to Know You: Profiles of Children's Authors Featured in Language Arts, 1985-90. National Council of Teachers of English, 1991. PS 490 .G48 1991

    How Writers Write. Heinemann, 1990. PR 9609.6 .L56 1990

    Illustrators of Books for Young People. Scarecrow Press, 1970. Curric. Ref. 920.03 W26i

    Illustrators of Books for Young People.
    2nd edition. Scarecrow Press, 1975. Curric. Ref. 920.03 W26i 1975

    Illustrators of Children's Books, 1744-1945. Horn Book, 1947. Curric. Ref. 741.64 I29 1744-1945

    Illustrators of Children's Books, 1946-1956. Horn Book, 1958. Curric. Ref. 741.64 I29 1946-56

    Illustrators of Children's Books, 1957-1966. Horn Book, 1968. Curric. Ref. 741.64 I29 1957-66

    Illustrators of Children's Books, 1967-1976. Horn Book, 1978. Curric. Ref. 741.64 I29 1978

    Index to Literary Criticism for Young Adults. Scarecrow Press, 1988. Curric. Ref. 016.809 S555i

    The Junior Book of Authors. 2nd edition. Wilson, 1951. Curric. Ref. 920.03 K96j 1951

    The Junior Book of Authors: An Introduction to the Lives of Writers and Illustrators for Younger Readers, from Lewis Carroll and Louisa Alcott to the Present Day
    . Wilson, 1934. Curric. Ref. 920.03 K96j 1934

    Meet the Authors: 25 Writers of Upper Elementary and Middle School Books Talk about their Work. Scholastic, 1995. Curric. Ref. 920 K88me

    Meet the Authors and Illustrators: 60 Creators of Favorite Children's Books Talk about their Work. Scholastic, 1991. Curric. Ref. 920 K88m

    Meet the Authors and Illustrators, Volume 2: 60 Creators of Favorite Children's Books Talk about their Work.
    Scholastic, 1993. Curric. Ref. 920 K88ma

    Minnesota Authors and Illustrators: A Guide to Creators of Books for Children and Young Adults. D. Pagel, 1991. Curric. Ref. 920.077 P133m

    More Books By More People: Interviews with 65 Authors of Books for Children. Citation Press, 1974. Curric. Ref. 920.03 H794m 1974

    More Junior Authors. Wilson, 1963. Curric. Ref. 920.03 F967m

    Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 1956-1965: With Acceptance Papers, Biographies and Related Materials Chiefly from the Horn Book Magazine. Horn Book, 1965. Curric. Ref. 028.5 H813n

    Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 1966-1975: With Acceptance Papers, Biographies and Related Materials Chiefly from the Horn Book Magazine. Horn Book, 1975. Curric. Ref. 028.5 H813ne 1975

    Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 1976-1985: With Acceptance Papers, Biographies and Related Materials Chiefly from the Horn Book Magazine. Horn Book, 1986. Curric. Ref. 028.5 H813ne 1986

    The Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books: 1986-2000: A Comprehensive Guide to the Winners. American Library Association, 2001. Curric. Ref. 028.5 H813ne 2001

    Newbery and Caldecott Medalists and Honor Book Winners: Bibliographies and Resource Material Through 1977. Libraries Unlimited, 1982. Curric. Ref. 011.62 N534

    Newbery and Caldecott Medalists and Honor Book Winners: Bibliographies and Resource Material Through 1991.
    2nd edition. Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1992. Curric. Ref. 011.62 N534 1992

    Newbery Medal Books, 1922-1957, with their Authors' Acceptance Papers and Related Material Chiefly from the Horn Book Magazine. Horn Book, 1957. Curric. Ref. 028.5 H813new

    Once Upon a Time---: Celebrating the Magic of Children's Books in Honor of the Twentieth Anniversary of Reading Is Fundamental. Putnam, 1986. Curric. 028.5 O58

    Picture Books By Latino Writers: A Guide for Librarians, Teachers, Parents, and Students. Linworth, 2002. Curric. Ref. 016.8109 Y63p

    The Phoenix Award of the Children's Literature Association, 1995-1999. Scarecrow Press, 2001. PS 490 .P48 2001

    The Pied Pipers: Interviews with the Influential Creators of Children's Literature. Paddington Press, 1975. Curric. 820.9 W793p

    Popular Nonfiction Authors for Children: A Biographical and Thematic Guide. Libraries Unlimited, 1998. Curric. Ref. 015.73 W975p

    Profiles in Children's Literature: Discussions with Authors, Artists, and Editors. Scarecrow Press, 2001. Curric. Ref. 028.5 W431p

    A Sense of Story: Essays on Contemporary Writers for Children. Lippincott, 1971. PN 1009 .A1 T58 1971b

    Seventh Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators. Wilson, 1996. Curric. Ref. 920.03 S497 1996

    Side By Side: Five Favorite Picture-Book Teams Go to Work. Walker, 2001. Curric. 070.5 M322s

    Sixth Book of Junior Authors and Illustrators.
    Wilson, 1989. Curric. Ref. 920.03 S625 1989

    Something About the Author. Gale, 1971+. Curric. Ref. 920.03 S696

    A Sounding of Storytellers. Lippincott, 1979. PN 1009 .A1 T58 1979

    Speaking for Ourselves: Autobiographical Sketches By Notable Authors of Books for Young Adults. National Council of Teachers of English, 1990. Curric. Ref. 920 S741

    Speaking for Ourselves, Too: More Autobiographical Sketches By Notable Authors of Books for Young Adult. National Council of Teachers of English, 1993. Curric. Ref. 920 S7413

    Speaking of Poets: Interviews with Poets Who Write for Children and Young Adults. National Council of Teachers of English, 1993. PS 325 .C7 1993

    Speaking of Poets 2: More Interviews with Poets Who Write for Children and Young Adults. National Council of Teachers of English, 1994. PS 325 .C72 1994

    St. James Guide to Children's Writers. St. James Press, 1999. Curric. Ref. 820.9 S77459

    St. James Guide to Young Adult Writers. St. James Press, 1999. Curric. Ref. 820.9 S77458

    The Storymakers: Illustrating Children's Books: 72 Artists and Illustrators Talk About Their Work. Pembroke, 1999. Curric. Ref. 920 S8883

    The Storymakers: Writing Children's Books: 83 Authors Talk About Their Work. Pembroke, 2000. Curric. Ref. 920 S8882

    Talking Books: Children's Authors Talk About the Craft, Creativity, and Process of Writing. Routledge, 1999. PR 990 .T35 1999

    Talking with Artists: Conversations with Victoria Chess, Pat Cummings, Leo and Diane Dillon, Richard Egielski, Lois Ehlert, Lisa Campbell Ernst, Tom Feelings, Steven Kellogg, Jerry Pinkney, Amy Schwartz, Lane Smith, Chris Van Allsburg, and David Wiesner. Bradbury, 1992. Curric. 920 T146

    Talking with Artists, Volume 2: Conversations with Thomas B. Allen, Mary Jane Begin, Floyd Cooper, Julie Downing, Denise Fleming, Sheila Hamanka, Kevin Henkes, William Joyce, Maira Kalman, Deborah Nourse Lattimore, Brian Pinkney, Vera B. Williams and David Wisniewski. Simon & Schuster, 1995. Curric. 920 T1462

    Talking with Artists, Volume 3: Conversations with Peter Catalanotto, Raul Colon, Lisa Desimini, Jane Dyer, Kevin Hawkes, G. Brian Karas, Betsy Lewin, Ted Lewin, Keiko Narahashi, Elise Primavera, Anna Rich, Peter Sis, Paul O. Zelinsky. Clarion, 1999. Curric. 920 T1464

    The Telling Line: Essays on Fifteen Contemporary Book Illustrators. Delcorte, 1990. NC 978 .M37 1990

    Third Book of Junior Authors
    . Wilson, 1972. Curric. Ref. 920.03 D384t

    A Treasury of the Great Children's Book Illustrators. Abrams, 1983. Oversize NC 965 .M49 1983

    Twentieth-Century Children's Writers. St. James Press, 1995. Curric. Ref. 820.9 T971

    Twentieth-Century Young Adult Writers. St. James Press, 1994. Curric. Ref. 810.9 T971

    Ways of Telling: Conversations on the Art of the Picture Book. Dutton, 2002. NC 965 .M345 2002

    When I Was Your Age: Original Stories about Growing Up. Candlewick, 1996. Curric. 810.9 W567

    Writers for Young Adults. Scribner's, 1997. Curric. Ref. 921 W956

    Writers for Young Adults: Supplement 1. Scribner's, 2000. Curric. Ref. 921 W956 Supp. 1

    Writers of Multicultural Fiction for Young Adults: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook. Greenwood Press, 1996. PS 374 .Y57 W75 1996

    Writers on Writing for Young Adults: Exploring the Authors, the Genre, the Readers, the Issues, and the Critics of Young-Adult Literature
    . Omnigraphics, 1991. PN 147.5 .W67 1990

    Writing Fiction for Children: Stories Only You Can Tell. University of Illinois Press, 2001. PN 147.5 .M67 2001

    Yesterday's Authors of Books for Children: Facts and Pictures About Authors and Illustrators of Books for Young People, from Early Times to 1960.
    Gale, 1977. Curric. Ref. 920 Y47

    Compiled by Carol H. Sibley, Curriculum Librarian, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, Minnesota, 7/04.