Author Websites

Author

Check out these author websites to learn more about your favorite authors!

JONATHAN FRIESEN
Jerk California and Rush...
http://www.jonathanfriesen.com/

ELLEN WITTLINGER
Hard Love and beyond.....
http://www.teenreads.com/authors/au-wittlinger-ellen.asp

THOMAS E. SNIEGOSKI
At this site, you'll have access to a bio and bibliography for him as well as news, reviews, and sneak previews of upcoming works.
http://www.sniegoski.com/

EOIN COLFER
Irish author of the Artimis Fowl books has his own webpage with tons of information.
http://www.eoincolfer.com/

JAN BRETT

2302 pages of free activities, coloring pages, and projects and biographical information about the Author.
http://www.janbrett.com/

FRANCESCA LIA BLOCK
Featuring up-to-date info on new book releases, author appearances and other news.
http://www.francescaliablock.com/

LOUISE RENNISON
Meet Georgia Nicolson and friends at this colorful website.
http://www.georgianicolson.com/

GARY PAULSEN
This site includes Biographical information and what's new with Gary Paulsen.
http://www.randomhouse.com/features/garypaulsen/

AVI
Includes bio, booklist and much more.
http://www.avi-writer.com/

JUDY BLUME
Includes notes from the author on censors, biography, photos and writing tips.
http://www.judyblume.com/

SHARON CREECH
Teacher section, bio, novels and picture books all included on this colorful site.
http://www.sharoncreech.com/

PAULA DANZIGER
Meet Paula, see what she has written and more.
http://www.scholastic.com/titles/paula/index.htm

BRIAN JACQUES
Author of the Redwall books has puzzles, games, bio and more.
http://www.redwall.org/dave/jacques.html

KATHERYN LASKY
You can click on the subjects which interest you to find out about Kathryn Lasky's award winning books, many of them illustrated with photography by her husband, Christopher Knight.
http://www.kathrynlasky.com/

JANE YOLEN
Sections on teacher help, books, writers, and much more.  America's Hans Christian Anderson" ...Newsweek
http://www.janeyolen.com/

CAROLYN MEYER
Check out My Books, find out something about My Life Look over my shoulder at My Writer's Journal as I work on my latest project (sometimes more than one). Meet the Grammar Dragon then say hello to Devin, the Webmaster. Book Report due? Miss Frankenberry is here to help you. Confidential to Teachers: this page is for you!
http://www.readcarolyn.com/

ROBIN MCKINLEY
Author of Beauty, Spindles End and many more.  This site includes, a bibliography and biography.
http://www.robinmckinley.com/

GREGORY MAGUIRE
Wrote Wicked and Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister.  Site includes bio,booktalks and more.
http://www.gregorymaguire.com/

JIM HEYNEN
A Minnesota writer of YA fiction.  He has been a writer in
residence at Cannon Falls High School.
http://www.jimheynen.com/

MINNESOTA AUTHOR BIOGRAPHIES PROJECT
The Minnesota Author Biographies Project is the product of a collaboration between the Minnesota Historical Society, Metronet, and the Minnesota Center for the Book. The pilot database provides biographical sketches of 36 past and present Minnesota authors. Each entry is accompanied by a selected bibliography of significant works by the author and lists of both
print and web-based sources of additional information about the author.
http://people.mnhs.org/authors/index.cfm

Ursula K. Le Guin's official website
http://www.ursulakleguin.com/

Carolyn Mackler
Author of The earth, my butt, and other big round things, this is her homepage.
http://www.carolynmackler.com/

Index to Internet Sites:
Children's and Young Adults' Authors & Illustrators
http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/biochildhome.htm

WHO2
Find famous people fast.  This nicely designed site wants to be the Web's most direct guide to facts about famous people. It's very easy to use, the writing is elegant and witty, and it is
updated all the time.
http://who2.com/

Laurie Halse Anderson
Writer of Speak and Catalyst this is her home page.
http://www.writerlady.com/

BOOKLIST REVEIWS
Search for reviews on books thru this ALA website.
http://www.ala.org/template.cfm?seaction=booklist&template=/cfapps/booklist/search/default.cfm

Author Pseudonyms
http://www.myunicorn.com/pseudos.html

A.K.A.
Author pseudonyms
http://www.trussel.com/books/pseudo.htm

BIBLIOCHAT
Read a review, write a review, or have a book chat
http://www.bibliochat.com/title/8K7FZUDTU9C9MVO

SE HINTON
Website
http://www.sehinton.com/

ROBERT SABUDA
official Website of Robert Sabuda.If you want to learn moreabout Robert and his amazing books you've come to the right place!
http://www.robertsabuda.com/

Screen Actors Guild
Famous people reading stories aloud on streaming video
http://www.storylineonline.net/

MERCER MEYER
Lots of things to do with Little Critter!
http://www.littlecritter.com/

READ WRITE THINK
Podcasts of book reviews for all ages.
http://www.readwritethink.org/beyondtheclassroom/summer/

ALA/YALSA Printz
Book award page
http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/printzaward/Printz.cfm

Joan Bauer
Author of Peeled, Hope was here, Rules of the road, Squashed and many many more.
http://www.joanbauer.com/

Comprehensive interviews with award-winning authors and illustrators bring you and your students right into the homes and studios of many beloved book creators
http://www.teachingbooks.net/show.cgi?f=hh1

Reading Rockets
Video Interviews with numerous authors
http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews

John Green
Author of Looking for Alaska, and Paper Towns
http://sparksflyup.com

James Patterson's Website
Snappy reviews, interviews and more
http://www.readkiddoread.com/home



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