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ShelSilverstein.com

ShelSilverstein.com

Explore poems, games, puzzles, lessons, activities, event kits, drawing and activity booklets, and e-cards, all to do with Shel Silverstein. There???s also a link to a never before published poem “Cuttin’ Kate” — download the activity book for this poem, including pages for children to draw their own illustrations, make their own bookmark and way …
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents

Nancy McArthur

Nancy McArthur

If you’re a fan of the Plant That Ate Dirty Socks series, this site is for you! Read the author’s biography, check out Frequently Asked Questions, and get ideas in Fun Stuff to Do. Teachers, the author has shared some favorite ideas for using these books in your classroom.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents

Jacqueline Woodson – Books for Children and Young Adults

Jacqueline Woodson – Books for Children and Young Adults

Ever wonder how your favorite author came up with the idea for a book? Jacqueline Woodson tells why she wrote each of her books, talks about her life, and answers frequently asked questions on this official website.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Reading Zone–Picture Books; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Judy Moody

Judy Moody

Judy Moody jumps from the pages of her books to the online world in her very own website! Play games with Judy, Stink, and friends, customize your virtual Judy Moody, read character profiles, join Judy’s fan club, keep up with Judy’s News and Events page, and tell your teachers and parents to check out a Judy Moody page made just for them!
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling

Info about the author of “Harry Potter”, from her U.S. publisher’s web site. Includes a biography, list of works, and live interview transcripts.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen

Here is the official website of the author of “The Emperor & the Kite” and “Owl Moon.” Read her biography and learn some writing tips.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

Biographical site on the author. Includes an autobiographical sketch, biographical statement, and a list of works.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

KidsReads.com: Lane Smith

KidsReads.com: Lane Smith

Find out about one of the authors The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, The Stinky Cheeseman, and The Time Warp Trio.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Shakespeare for Kids

Shakespeare for Kids

If you like Shakespeare, check out this page! You???ll find facts, word games, coloring pages, and displays of artifacts and manuscripts from Shakespeare???s time. You can also learn about Queen Elizabeth and explore current careers related to Shakespeare.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Paul Zindel

Paul Zindel

Here is the official website for author Paul Zindel. If you are looking for his biography, or a list of his published works, then this is the place to go.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Fran Manushkin

Fran Manushkin

Learn about the author of such works as Baby, Come Out! and Hooray for Hanukkah!
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Janet Stevens

Janet Stevens

Janet Stevens is an illustrator of books such as “Jackalope” and “Epossumondas”. She likes to tell you how she does her illustrations by computer. Her web site has special sections that detail digital versions of different parts of her drawings. You can also read about the books she has written and the awards she has won. This is a fun site for …
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

A. A. Milne

A. A. Milne

A. A. Milne wrote the books about Winnie the Pooh and his friends. Learn about the author’s life on this site.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Barbara Park

Barbara Park

Read about Barbara Park, the author of the Junie B. Jones series. There is also a copy of an interview she did for the site about where she gets her ideas and she gives advice for young writers.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Louis Sachar

Louis Sachar

Read about the author of the Wayside School stories, Marvin Redpost and Holes. He also talks about how he writes his books and what he likes to do for fun.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Jack Prelutsky

Jack Prelutsky

Read information about popular children???s poet Jack Pretlutsky, written by Jack himself! You can also link to an interview transcript where Jack answers questions from kids and adults.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Seymour Simon

Seymour Simon

The author of over 150 science books for children. Read about his books and his life.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Jerry Spinelli

Jerry Spinelli

Learn more about the Newbery Medal winning author of Maniac Magee.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

The Mary E. Lyons Den

The Mary E. Lyons Den

Learn about the author who wrote Sorrow’s Kitchen and Letters from a Slave Girl. She also offers activities with each story she’s written.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford

This is the offical web site of Carole Boston Weatherford, author of many children’s books including “The Sound that Jazz Makes,” “Sidewalk Chalk: Poems of the City,” and “Sink or Swim.”
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Brian Lies, Author and Illustrator

Brian Lies, Author and Illustrator

The official web site of author and illustrator Brian Lies, author of the “Hamlet the Pig” children’s book series, and illustrator of many other children’s books. The site information about Brian, his books, the editorial and textbook illustrations he’s created, as well as information about getting Brian to visit your school!
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Sheldon Oberman

Sheldon Oberman

This is the official web site for Sheldon Oberman, a songwriter and author of 11 books, including “The Always Prayer Shawl” and “The Shaman’s Nephew.”
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Audrey Wood Clubhouse

Audrey Wood Clubhouse

Visit the clubhouse of children’s authors Audrey and Don Wood! See pictures from their books, including the incredible 3-D computer illustrations in “Space Elf Sam.”
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Welcome to the World of Robert Quackenbush

Welcome to the World of Robert Quackenbush

Do you like the books of Robert Quackenbush? Then you’ll love his website. Special sections for kids, librarians, and teachers will let you learn more about this author and his books.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Nikki Tate

Nikki Tate

“Learn about Nikki Tate, where she gets her ideas, and check out photos of some of the real life people, horses, and places that have inspired her stories.”
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Janie Lynn Panagopoulos

Janie Lynn Panagopoulos

Not only will you find Janie’s bio. here and info. on her books, but you will get some help with conducting research, tips for writing, as well as finding games to play. This site is packed full of stuff!
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

R.L. Stine’s The Nightmare Room

R.L. Stine’s The Nightmare Room

Author R.L. Stine’s official website based on his Nightmare Room series. He will take you into a world one step beyond reality, a world where nightmares come true! Check out his exclusive online story, The Dead of Night, with new installments each week and the conclusion on Halloween night. You can also find info on his books, chat in a moderate …
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Reading Zone–Advanced Reading

Susan Rowan Masters

Susan Rowan Masters

Here is the homepage for the author of The Secret Life of Hubie Hartzel, Libby Bloom, and Summer Song. You’ll find out about her books, as well as a short biography of the author.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce

This site gives information about upcoming books by Pierce, her biography, answers to frequently asked questions, and books she recommends as “cool reads.”
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Diana Ross

Diana Ross

This site is designed by Diana Ross’s son-in-law. It has a picture, a biography, and a list of all the books she has written.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent has been writing science and nature books for kids for over 27 years. This is her own Website where you can learn more about her and her books.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Aaron Shepard

Aaron Shepard

Kids and adults alike will enjoy lots of information on the children’s author Aaron Shepard including information on his books–and on author visits!
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frontier Girl

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frontier Girl

Want to learn more about the author of the Little House series? This site gives information about Laura’s life and family as well as her books. You can even hear songs played on Pa’s fiddle and see pictures, too.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter

Explore the world of the creator of Peter Rabbit. You can learn more about the author, play games, or find out about special exhibitions featuring Potter’s characters and artwork.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Chris Van Allsburg

Chris Van Allsburg

A spotlight on the life of Chris Van Allsburg, the award-winning author of Polar Express and Jumanji. You can read an interview or learn more about his books.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

KidsReads.com: Jon Scieszka

KidsReads.com: Jon Scieszka

Find out about one of the authors The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, The Stinky Cheeseman, and The Time Warp Trio.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Dav Pilkey

Dav Pilkey

Have fun exploring this author’s site. The zany author and illustrator of such books as ‘Twas the Night before Thanksgiving offers pages of silliness and information. You can play games, learn how to draw, or read an interview of the author.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Sheldon Oberman

Sheldon Oberman

Learn about the author of “The Always Prayer Shawl”, “The White Stone in the Castle Wall”, and “TV Sal” and you can even listen to him read some of his stories if you have RealAudio installed on your computer. Also includes information for parents and teachers.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Phoebe Stone

Phoebe Stone

Find out about the author, look at the colorful pictures, and read parts of the stories of Phoebe Stone, the author of “When the Wind Bears Go Dancing,” and “What Night Do the Angels Wander?” .
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps

R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps

“Are you a fan of R.L. Stine and his creepy, crawly stories? Stine has written lots of terrific books.” Learn more about the creator of Goosebumps or try out the games and activities on this site.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Neal Shusterman

Neal Shusterman

If you like fantasy, science fiction, or action adventure books, then check out these descriptions of Neal Shusterman’s books. Neal has done “work on the Goosebumps, and Animorphs TV series.” He also talks about himself and his writing.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z

Barry Louis Polisar

Barry Louis Polisar

This site is all about the music and books of Barry Louis Polisar, an American author and musician. “Barry Louis Polisar is a one-man symphony of comic anarchy. At a time when vast numbers of our kids see school as endless drudgery, Polisar says otherwise. He says, isn’t the English language fun?” –Baltimore Sun.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Art, Music & Museums–Music–Musicians & History