Education

100 Most Popular Children's Authors

Author: Sharron L. McElmeel

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited

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Category: Education

Page: 495

View: 908

A guide based on a 1997 survey of popular children's book authors provides biographical sketches and selected bibliographies for such writers as Beverly Cleary, Lois Lawry, Lewis Carroll, Mary Downing Hahn, and C.S. Lewis.
Biography & Autobiography

100 Most Popular Contemporary Mystery Authors

Author: Bernard Alger Drew

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 439

View: 456

Provide your mystery fans with background information on their favorite writers and series characters, and use this as a guide for adding contemporary titles to your collections. * Provides interesting and informative profiles of 100 popular, contemporary mystery and crime writers as well as overviews of their series characters * Contains over 60 author photographs * A bibliography lists information on each author's works as well as supporting source materials for the profiles
Biography & Autobiography

100 Most Popular Nonfiction Authors

Author: Bernard Alger Drew

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 438

View: 937

Provides alphabetically-arranged biographical entries of popular writers of nonfiction, including Richard Dawkins, Joan Didion, and Paul Theroux, and presents insights on the creative process for each individual.
Language Arts & Disciplines

100 Most Popular African American Authors

Author: Bernard Alger Drew

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 361

View: 541

Provides information about the lives and literary careers of one hundred popular African American authors, including Maya Angelou, Edwidge Danticat, Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, and Walter Dean Myers.
Biography & Autobiography

The 100 Most Popular Young Adult Authors

Author: Bernard Alger Drew

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 531

View: 620

Offers brief biographies, annotated listings of each author's works, and suggestions for additional reading
Literary Criticism

Children's Authors and Illustrators Too Good to Miss

Author: Sharron L. McElmeel

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 245

View: 497

Profiles forty-five children's authors and illustrators, with photos, biographical sketches, bibliographies of their works, and lists of resources.
Social Science

100 Children's Books

Author: Colin Salter

Publisher: Pavilion

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Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 634

An amazing guide to some of the most beloved, original, inspiring, hysterical, heart-warming, compelling, rude and downright scary books that have enchanted children the world over. In 100 Children's Books That Inspired Our World, author Colin Salter surveys an exceptional collection of truly groundbreaking children's books – from Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer to the graphic novels of Dr. Seuss. All the classic children's authors are represented with one stand-out book, plus mentions for their best-known works. Ordered chronologically, the book showcases favourite children's books ranging from Victorian classics to modern day bestsellers. Books featured include: Alice in Wonderland, Treasure Island, Charlotte's Web, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Matilda, Watership Down, Tales of Hans Christian Anderson, Grimms Fairy Tales, Peter Pan, A Bear Called Paddington, The Snowman, The Secret Garden, How to Train Your Dragon, Anne of Green Gables, Harry Potter, James and the Giant Peach, The Gruffalo, Mr Men, Coraline, Herge's Adventures of TinTin, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Finn Family Moomintroll, Swiss Family Robinson, Heidi, The Hobbit, The Red Balloon, The Jungle Book, Mary Poppins, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, His Dark Materials, The Railway Children, Noddy, The House at Pooh Corner, The Sheep Pig, Stig of the Dump, Fungus the Bogeyman, Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, Secret Seven, Famous Five, Black Beauty, The Diary of a Young Girl, The Boy in Striped Pyjamas, Artemis Fowl and many more who lived happily ever after.
Reference books

American Reference Books Annual

Author: Bohdan S. Wynar

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reference books

Page:

View: 971

1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.
Literary Criticism

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Author: Bernice E. Cullinan

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 863

View: 645

Provides articles covering children's literature from around the world as well as biographical and critical reviews of authors including Avi, C.S. Lewis, J.K. Rowling, and Anno Mitsumasa.
Language Arts & Disciplines

101 Great, Ready-to-use Book Lists for Children

Author: Nancy J. Keane

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

View: 183

Organized by seven broad subject areas, offers reading lists for children in grades K through eight for use by librarians and teachers.
Juvenile Nonfiction

The 100 Most Influential Writers of All Time

Author: J. E. Luebering Manager and Senior Editor, Literature

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

View: 242

Profiles one hundred of the most influential writers throughout history, including Homer, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Dickens, Dostoyevsky, George Eliot, and J.K. Rowling.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Recycle this Book

Author: Dan Gutman

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 550

With essays from renowned children’s book authors such as Ann Brashares, Jeanne DuPrau, Caroline B. Cooney, Laurie Halse Anderson, Bruce Coville, Gennifer Choldenko, and over 100 others, each piece is an informative and inspiring call to kids of all ages to understand what’s happening to the environment, and to take action in saving our world. Helpful tips and facts are interspersed throughout. This book will be a great classroom tool to teach young readers how they can help to make the Earth a greener place.