Famous Authors - Grade 5

Lloyd Alexander - http://www.kidsreads.com/authors/au-alexander-lloyd.asp
                                
http://www.cbcbooks.org/cbcmagazine/meet/lloydalexander.html

                                 http://lloydalexander.org/

Avi - http://www.avi-writer.com/
       
http://www.ipl.org/div/askauthor/Avi.html

Lynn Reid Banks - http://www.lynnereidbanks.com/

John Bellairs - http://www.bellairsia.com/the_life/index.html

Eoin Colfer - Artemis Fowl series - http://www.eoincolfer.com/
                 
http://www.artemisfowl.com/

James and Christopher Collier - http://www.mcelmeel.com/writing/collier.html

Sharon Creech - http://www.sharoncreech.com/
                      http://www.bookwire.com/bookwire/MeettheAuthor/Interview_Sharon_Creech.htm

Christopher Paul Curtis - http://www.randomhouse.com/features/christopherpaulcurtis/
                           
http://www.randomhouse.com/teachers/authors/results.pperl?authorid=6203

Kate DiCamillo - http://www.katedicamillo.com/
                  http://www.bookbrowse.com/biographies/index.cfm?author_number=573
                 
http://www.childrensliteraturenetwork.org/aifolder/aipages/ai_d/dcamillo.html

Paula Fox - http://www.childrensliteraturenetwork.org/aifolder/aipages/ai_d/dcamillo.html
             http://biography.jrank.org/pages/2057/Fox-Paula-1923.html

Jean Craighead George - http://www.jeancraigheadgeorge.com/
                            http://www.teenreads.com/authors/au-george-jean.asp

Elizabeth Gray -

Norton Juster - http://www.powells.com/authors/juster.html
                  http://www.underdown.org/juster.htm

                 
http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/n/norton_juster.html

E. L. Konigsburg - http://www.educationplace.biz/kids/tnc/mtai/konigsburg.html
                    
http://www.cbcbooks.org/cbcmagazine/meet/e_l_konigsburg.html

Kathyrn Lasky - http://www.kathrynlasky.com/

Madeleine L'Engle - http://www.madeleinelengle.com/

Lois Lowry - http://www.loislowry.com/
             
http://www.teenreads.com/authors/au-lowry-lois.asp

E. J. McGraw -

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor - http://www.eduplace.com/kids/tnc/mtai/naylor.html

Scott O'Dell - http://www.scottodell.com/

Katherine Paterson - http://www.terabithia.com/
                       http://www.ipl.org/div/askauthor/paterson.html

                       http://www.carolhurst.com/newsletters/31dnewsletters.html

Ellen Raskin - http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/authors/raskin/main.htm
                               biography

Louis Sachar - http://www.louissachar.com/

Zilpha Snyder - http://www.randomhouse.com/teachers/authors/results.pperl?authorid=58062

Elizabeth George Speare - http://www.biblio.com/authors/419/Elizabeth_George_Speare_Biography.html

Jerry Spinelli - http://www.jerryspinelli.com/newbery_001.htm

Laurence Michael Yep -
http://www.harpercollinschildrens.com/HarperChildrens/Kids/AuthorsAndIllustrators/ContributorDetail.aspx?CId=12929


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