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Librarians Who Are Authors of Children's Literature
Information about them and links to their questionnaire answers.
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Published Authors of Children's and Young Adult Books
Whose Names Begin With "A"

Books for those who work with Children and Young Adults:
(Published books for children,
or for those who work with children in school and library settings.) 

These authors also may have children's material of other types published (magazine pieces, etc.)  For those who have a book or two listed, the choice of titles was either theirs (which they mentioned in their initial email to Jerri), or Jerri picked a title.  Those authors' names that appear as links will take you to a page with their answers to the "Authors Among Us" questionnaire, featured books, and in some cases, a photo and contact information, and information on forthcoming books. 

Author's Name Library Experience Selected Books Internet Resources
Linda Aksomitis
Worked for a decade as a librarian in several school libraries in Qu'Appelle, McLean, and Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Canada
Snowmobile Challenge
Amazing Stories: Snowmobile Adventure
Textbook:  Guide to Becoming a Library Technician
Linda Aksomitis' Home Page

Linda Aksomitis on Amazom.com
Leclaire Alger
(Second pen name: Sorche Nic Leodhas)
Librarian for New York Public Library 1921-1925; worked in several branches of the Carnegie Library, 1929 - 1966.
b. 1898
Thistle and Thyme
All In the Morning Early
Always Room for One More
Leclaire Alger Bio on Children's Literature Network

Catherine M. Andronik
School librarian, Brien McMahon High School, Norwalk, Connecticut
Wildly Romantic
Catherine Andronik on Amazon.com
Avi Worked 25 years as a librarian: first at the New York Public Library, 
then at Trenton State College in New Jersey.
Beyond the Western Sea

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Avi's Home Page

Avi on Amazon.com

Authors Among Us Pages
The list is divided into four sections and a simple name listing. 

Published Authors
(Further divided alphabetically due to length)
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Authors With Contracted Forthcoming First Books
Authors of Other Material for Children
Authors Who Are Not yet Published
Name List (no other information)
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Last Updated April 17, 2011