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ERIC Number: ED416905
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 207
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56308-408-2
ISSN: N/A
Popular Nonfiction Authors for Children. A Biographical and Thematic Guide.
Wyatt, Flora R.; Coggins, Margaret; Imber, Jane Hunter
This sourcebook provides brief biographies of 65 popular children's nonfiction authors. Each profile focuses on how authors go about writing information books by giving a firsthand account of the challenges and rewards of nonfiction writing. Each biography provides a selected bibliography of the author's work, a photo, and a message to the student from the author. Authors include: David A. Adler, Aliki, George Ancona, Caroline Arnold, Jim Arnosky, Brent Ashabranner, Colleen Stanley Bare, Barbara Bash, Melvin Berger, Christina Bjork, Rhoda Blumberg, Franklyn M. Branley, Ray Broekel, Vicki Cobb, Jennifer Owings Dewey, Arthur Dorros, Barbara J. Esbensen, Doris Faber, Margery Facklam, Leonard Everett Fisher, Dennis Fradin, Jean Fritz, Robert Gardner, Jean Craighead George, Gail Gibbons, James Cross Giblin, Ron Goor, Nancy Goor, Lynda Graham-Barber, Jim Haskins, Ruth Heller, Ron Hirschi, Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith, William Jay Jacobs, Neil Johnson, Ginny Johnston, Judy Cutchins, Kathleen Krull, Susan Kuklin, Kathryn Lasky, Loreen Leedy, Carol Lerner, Eda LeShan, Betsy Maestro, Giulio Maestro, Albert Marrin, Ann McGovern, Patricia C. McKissack, Fredrick L. McKissack, Bruce McMillan, Milton Meltzer, Roxie Munro, Jim Murphy, Nancy Winslow Parker, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent, Lila Perl, Laurence Pringle, Robert Quackenbush, Jan Reynolds, Sally Ride, Hope Ryden, Marcia Sewall, Seymour Simon, Gloria Skurzynski, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Diane Stanley, George Sullivan, Marvin Terban, and Jerome Wexler. Contains author-title index and subject index. (JAK)
Libraries Unlimited, Inc., P.O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155-6633; toll-free phone: 1-800-237-6224; World Wide Web: http://www.lu.com ($37.50).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A