Authors: Children/Young Adult

  • Ann Braden
    Ann Braden
    Ann Braden writes books about kids struggling to find their voice amidst the realities of life. Ann’s debut middle grade novel The Benefits of Being an Octopus received a starred review from School Library Journal and was described by Newbery award-winner Karen Hesse as “a compassionate look at poverty, hard...
  • David Elliott
    David Elliott
    David Elliott is a NY Times bestselling children's author. His many titles include: And Here's to You!, The Transmogrification of Roscoe Wizzle, The Evangeline Mudd books, Finn Throws a Fit!, Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum, and most recently the picture book, In the Wild. His new book is...
  • Jarrett J. Krosoczka
    Jarrett J. Krosoczka
    New York Times best-selling author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka creates books with humor, heart, and a deep respect for his young readers—qualities that have made his titles perennial favorites on the bookshelves of homes, libraries, and bookstores. First published at the age of twenty-three, Krosoczka has more than thirty published books...
  • Rich Wallace
    Rich Wallace
    Rich Wallace’s first novel, Wrestling Sturbridge, was selected as one of the best YA novels of the 20th century by the American Library Association. He’s since authored many more. His recent nonfiction books--co-authored with his wife, Sandra Neil Wallace—include Bound by Ice and the forthcoming First Generation: 36 Trailblazing...
  • Matthew Trueman
    Matthew Trueman
    Matthew Trueman spent his childhood in Italy but returned to the United States to attend art school. He is the illustrator of A Picture for Marc and Noah’s Mittens. His new book, written by David Elliott, is In the Past: From Trilobites to Dinosaurs to Mammoths in More Than...
  • Sandra Neil Wallace
    Sandra Neil Wallace
    Sandra Neil Wallace is an author and advocate for change. Known for her investigative journalism and original narrative style, her books for young readers focus on people who break barriers and change the world. The daughter of a refugee and concentration camp survivor, Sandra became a changemaker when she...