100 Most Popular Children's Authors: Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies

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Libraries Unlimited, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 495 pages
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This affordable biographical work and ready-reference spotlights 100 beloved children's book authors with each entry including such features as engaging biographical sketches, photos, selective bibliographies, and lists of related information sources. Included are long-time luminaries as well as many new emerging writers. Grades 3-8. INCLUDES: Beverly Cleary, Marguerite Henry, Jack London, R. L. Stine, and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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Gr 6-9-This handy resource provides fairly extensive biographical information about writers enjoyed by elementary and middle school children. Authors of contemporary and classic novels and nonfiction ... Read full review


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SHARRON L. MCELMEEL, an adjunct instructor at Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a long-time educator and library media specialist who has built a national reputation in the area of children's literature and is an often requested conference speaker. She was named Iowa Reading Teacher of the Year in 1987 and was nominated as Iowa's Teacher of the Year in 1997.

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