Authors: Children/Young Adult

  • Avi
    Avi and his twin sister were born in New York City to Joseph Wortis, a psychiatrist, and Helen Wortis, a social worker. When he was a year old, his sister gave him the nickname "Avi." Two of Avi's grandfathers were writers, and one grandmother was a playwright. In...
  • Molly Booth
    Molly Booth
    Molly Booth is the author of Shakespeare-inspired Young Adult novels SAVING HAMLET (2016) and NOTHING HAPPENED (spring 2018), both published by Disney Hyperion. Her books use Shakespeare to tell stories that she hopes will empower young people. She also directs the All the World’s a Stage Players, a Shakespearean...
  • Liza Ketchum
    Liza Ketchum
    Liza Ketchum is the author of seventeen books for young people, including The Life Fantastic (F+W Media, 2016), Out of Left Field (Untreed Reads, 2014) and Newsgirl (Viking, 2009), nominated for the Massachusetts Book Award and a Boston Authors Club “Highly Recommended” book. Her novel in two voices,Where the...
  • Leda Schubert
    Leda Schubert
    Leda Schubert is the author of several books for children, including Ballet of the Elephants, Here Comes Darrell, Winnie Plays Ball, Winnie All Day Long, The Princess of Borscht, and her latest book, Listen: How Pete Seeger Got America Singing. Leda currently teaches at Vermont College of the Fine...
  • Tanya Lee Stone
    Tanya Lee Stone
    Tanya Lee Stone is best known for telling little-known or unknown stories of women and people of color. She writes MG/YA narrative nonfiction such as Almost Astronauts, The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie, and Courage Has No Color, and nonfiction picture books such as Elizabeth Leads the Way, Sandy's Circus, Who Says Women...