Linda Boyden Linda Boyden is an award winning author, storyteller, poet, and "recovering" primary teacher from Redding, California. Linda loves to visit preschools, elementary schools, and libraries. Her first picture book, The Blue Roses, won Lee & Low Books' first New Voices award ...
Terri Farley Terri Farley wrote the Phantom Stallion series for young readers which has sold more than a million copies. Seven Tears into the Sea, her Celtic fantasy, was nominated as an ALA Best Book. Her new series, Wild Horse Island, spotlights adventure in wild Hawaii ...
Ellen Hopkins Ellen Hopkins has published twenty nonfiction books for middle grade and young adult readers, and four young adult novels-in-verse, with even more to come. Her novels Crank, Burned, Impulse, and Glass are all national bestsellers. Burned was nominated for the 2006 National Book Award ...
Bitsy Kemper Bitsy Kemper is the author of a four book series of nonfiction picture books. Her titles include Out and About at the Greenhouse, Out and About at the Dentist, Out and About at the Theater, and Out and About at the Baseball Stadium. These "virtual field trips" for pre-K through third grades give backstage tours while teaching interesting facts ...
Linda Kay Weber-Hardie Linda Kay Weber-Hardie is the author of Louie Larkey and the Bad Dream Patrol, the story of teddy bears who chase away bad dreams. Her writing projects include an essay in the book Cat Women: Female Writers on Their Feline Friends, and pieces in such national magazines as Cat Fancy and Chile Pepper ...
Jenny MacKay Jenny MacKay is the author of fourteen nonfiction books for middle-grade and teen readers on crime scene investigation and other science and social studies topics. She loves working with students of all ages to get them excited about science literacy and writing.
Suzanne Morgan Williams Suzanne Morgan Williams is the author of a middle grade novel, Bull Rider, published in 2009 from Margaret K. McElderry Books and eleven multi-cultural and historic nonfiction children's books. These include China's Daughters (upcoming 2010), Nevada (Sea to Shining Sea Series), The Inuit, and others ...