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1 People who write books for Young Adult readers (ages 12 – 25)
YA Authors People who write books for Young Adult readers (ages 12 – 25) I post these slides around my classroom so the students can see the faces of the authors whose books they are reading.

2 Avi Wolf Rider Crispin: The Cross Of Lead
The Secret School Don't You Know There's a War On? Abigail Takes the Wheel The Barn Beyond the Western Sea, Book 1 The Escape from Home Beyond the Western Sea, Book 2 Lord Kirkle's Money Captain Grey Emily Upham's Revenge Encounter At Easton Finding Providence History of Helpless Harry The Man Who Was Poe Midnight Magic Punch With Judy Who Was that Masked Man Anyway? Romeo & Juliet, Together and Alive at Last S.O.R. Losers Who Stole The Wizard Of Oz No More Magic Tom, Babbette & Simon Perloo the Bold Bright Shadow Poppy Poppy & Rye Ragweed Ereth's Birthday Man From The Sky Smuggler's Island Windcatcher Devils Race Something Upstairs The Good Dog Night Journeys The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle The Christmas Rat Blue Heron Nothing but the Truth A Place Called Ugly Sometimes I Think I Hear My Name

3 Joan Bauer Squashed Thwonk Sticks Rules of the Road Backwater
Hope Was Here Stand Tall

4 Francesca Lia Block Moon Harvest Ecstasia The Hanged Man Primavera
I Was a Teenage Fairy Zine Scene Violet and Claire Nymph Echo Wasteland Season of Green: Poems (poems) The Rose and the Beast: Nine Fairy Tales Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories Guarding the Moon: A Mother's First Year Weetzie Bat Series: Weetzie Bat Witch Baby Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys Missing Angel Juan Baby Be-Bop Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books Beautiful Boys: Two Weetzie Bat Books Goat Girls: Two Weetzie Bat Books

5 JUDY BLUME Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Superfudge Fudge-a-mania
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great  Iggie's House    Blubber    Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret    Then Again, Maybe I Won't    It's Not the End of the World    Starring Sally J. Freedman As Herself    Deenie    Just As Long As We're Together    Here's to You, Rachel Robinson    Tiger Eyes   Forever   Letters to Judy: What Kids Wish They Could Tell You    Places I Never Meant To Be (edited by Judy Blume

6 Caroline B. Cooney The Face on the Milk Carton
Whatever Happened to Janie? The Voice on the Radio What Janie Found Both Sides of Time Out of Time Prisoner of Time For All Time Safe As the Grave Rear-View Mirror An April Love Story The Paper Caper (with Gail Owens) He Loves Me Not The Personal Touch : First Love No. 25 Holly in Love Nancy and Nick Sand Trap I'm Not Your Other Half Nice Girls Don't Sun, Sea and Boys Cheerleaders Don't Blame the Music Saturday Night Among Friends The Rah Rah Girls The Girl Who Invented Romance Goddess of Yesterday Mercy Evil Returns Fatal Bargain The Vampire's Promise: Deadly Offer New Year's Eve Summer Nights Family Reunion The Fog Last Dance The Fire The Snow Summer Love Camp Reunion The Cheerleader The Party's Over Twenty Pageants Later Freeze Tag Perfume The Return of the Vampire Flight #116 Is Down! Forbidden The Stranger The Vampire's Promise Driver's Ed Emergency Room Twins Unforgettable Flash Fire Night School Operation: Homefront The Terrorist Wanted! What Child is This? Hush Little Baby Burning Up Mummy Tune in Anytime Fatality A Stage Set for Love Racing to Love Suntanned Days Trying Out Rumors All the Way Saying Yes On the Seas to Troy The Ransom of Mercy Carter


8 SHARON CREECH Heartbeat Ruby Holler Walk Two Moons Love That Dog
Absolute Normal Chaos Bloomability Chasing Redbird Granny Torrelli Makes Soup Pleasing the Ghost


10 Roald Dahl Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator George's Marvelous Medicine The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me James and the Giant Peach Matilda The BFG The Witches The Twits Boy

11 Paula Danziger Amber Brown Series Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon
Amber Brown Sees Red Forever Amber Brown Amber Brown Is Feeling Blue I, Amber Brown Amber Brown You Can’t Eat Your Chicken Pox Amber Brown Amber Brown Wants Extra Credit Cat Ate My Gymsuit Divorce Express Earth To Matthew Thames Doesn’t Rhyme With James Snail Mail No More P.S. Longer Letter Later Make Like A Tree And Leave Everyone Else’s Parents Said Yes Can You Sue Your Parents For Malpractice? There’s A Bat In Bunk Five Pistachio Prescription It’s An Aardvark-Eat-Turtle World   Not For A Billion Gazillion Dollars Remember Me To Harold Square This Place Has No Atmosphere

12 Lois Duncan Point of Violence They Never Came Home Peggy
Hotel for Dogs I Know What You Did Last Summer When the Bough Breaks Down a Dark Hall Summer of Fear Killing Mr. Griffin Daughters of Eve Stranger with My Face The Eyes of Karen Connors The Third Eye Horses of Dreamland Locked in Time The Prince of Tides The Twisted Window Wonder Kid Meets the Evil Lunch Snatcher The Birthday Moon Don't Look behind You Gallows Hill The Magic of Spider Woman I Still Know What You Did Last Summer The Longest Hair in the World I Walk at Night Song of the Circus From Spring to Spring: Poems and Photographs Terrible Tales of the Happy Days School Songs From Dreamland (poems) Debutante Hill Love Song for Joyce (writing as Lois Kerry) The Littlest One in the Family A Promise for Joyce (writing as Lois Kerry) A Gift of Magic Silly Mother The Middle Sister Giving Away Suzanne Season of the Two - Heart Five Were Missing aka Ransom

13 Margaret Peterson Haddix
Running Out of Time Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey Leaving Fishers Just Ella Turnabout The Girl With 500 Middle Names Takeoffs and Landings Because of Anya Escape From Memory The House on the Gulf Say What Shadow Children Series Among the Hidden Among the Imposters Among the Betrayed Among the Barons Among the Brave Shadow Children (omnibus) Among The Enemy (2005)

14 Virginia Hamilton The Girl Who Spun Gold Her Stories
The House of Dies Drear ( Series) Jaguarundi Justice and Her Brothers M.C. Higgins, the Great Many Thousands Gone: African Americans From Slavery to Freedom The Mystery of Drear House ( Series) Plain City A Ring of Tricksters: Animal Tales From North America, the West Indies, and Africa Second Cousins The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales Time Pieces Wee Winnie Witch's Skinny When Birds Could Talk & Bats Could Sing: The Adventures of Bruh Sparrow, Sis Wren, and Their Friends Cousins Dustland A White Romance Anthony Burns Arilla Sun Down Bluish Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby Girl

15 KAREN HESSE A Light in the Storm: The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin, Fenwick Island, Delaware, 1861 Cats in Krasinski Square Come On, Rain! Just Juice Lavender Letters from Rifka The Music of Dolphins Out of the Dust Phoenix Rising Poppy's Chair Sable Stowaway A Time of Angels Witness

16 ANGELA JOHNSON Daddy Calls Me Man Humming Whispers One of Three
Running Back to Ludie Songs of Faith The Other Side: Shorter Poems Those Building Men Heaven First Part Last

17 Patrick Jones Things Change Nailed Chasing Tail Lights

18 E.L. Konigsburg About the B'nai Bagels Altogether, One at a Time
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver The Second Mrs. Giaconda Silent to the Bone T-Backs, T-Shirts, Coat, and Suit Throwing Shadows Up From Jericho Tel The View From Saturday

19 Gordon Korman Survival No More Dead Dogs The 6th Grade Nickname Game
The Chicken Doesn't Skate Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire Losing Joe's Place Shipwreck Something Fishy at Macdonald Hall Escape The Toilet Paper Tigers Zucchini Warriors SLAPSHOT SERIES: #1 The Stars from Mars #2 All-Mars All-Stars #3 The Face-Off Phony #4 Cup Crazy The Climb The Contest The Danger The Deep The Discovery The Summit

20 MADELINE L’ENGLE And Both Were Young The Arm of the Starfish Camilla
An Acceptable Time And Both Were Young The Arm of the Starfish Camilla Dragons in the Waters A House Like a Lotus Many Waters Meet the Austins The Moon by Night A Ring of Endless Light A Swiftly Tilting Planet A Wind in the Door A Wrinkle in Time MADELINE L’ENGLE


22 + Many books for younger readers
LOIS LOWRY The Giver   Gathering Blue Messenger   The Silent Boy   Gooney Bird Greene   A Summer to Die   Find a Stranger, Say Goodbye  Autumn Street   Taking Care of Terrific Us and Uncle Fraud Rabble Starkey   Stay! Keeper’s Story   Number the Stars   Looking Back   + Many books for younger readers

23 Lurlene McDaniel A Season for Goodbye Reach for Tomorrow To Live Again
I Want to Live No Time to Cry Six Months to Live So Much to Live For  As Long as We Both Shall Live For Better, For Worse, Forever Till Death Do Us Part Angels Watching Over Me Lifted Up by Angels Until Angels Close My Eyes Too Young to Die Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever Somewhere Between Life and Death Time to Let Go Angel of Hope Angel of Mercy The Angels Trilogy    Baby Alicia is Dying Don't Die, My Love The Girl Death Left Behind I'll Be Seeing You Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Saving Jessica Starry, Starry Night When Happily Ever After Ends A Rose for Melinda How Do I Love Thee Telling Christina Goodbye Always and Forever The Time Capsule Garden of Angels        A Time to Die Mourning Song Mother, Help Me Live Someone Dies, Someone Lives Sixteen and Dying Let Him Live The Legacy: Making Wishes Come True Please Don't Die She Died Too Young All the Days of Her Life

Now is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom Somewhere in the Darkness. Mop, Moondance, and the Nagasaki Knights The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary Young Martin's Promise A Place Called Heartbreak: A Story of Vietnam Brown Angels: An Album of Pictures and Verse The Glory Field Darnell Rock Reportin The Story of the Three Kingdoms Shadow of the Red Moon Glorious Angels: An Album of Pictures and Verse The Dragon Takes a Wife Smiffy Blue: Ace Crime Detective: The Case of the Missing Ruby and Other Stories One More River to Cross: An African American Photograph Album Fashion by Tasha The Test Where Does the Day Go? The Dragon Takes a Wife The Dancers Fly, Jimmy, Fly! The World of Work: A Guide to Choosing a Career Social Welfare Brainstorm Mojo and the Russians. Victory for Jamie It Ain't All for Nothin’ The Young Landlords The Black Pearl and the Ghost; or, One Mystery after Another The Golden Serpent. The Legend of Tarik Won't Know Till I Get There The Nicholas Factor Tales of a Dead King Mr. Monkey and the Gotcha Bird Motown and Didi: A Love Story The Outside Shot Dangerous Game Adventure in Granada Duel in the Desert How Mr. Monkey Saw the Whole World Sweet Illusions Crystal Scorpions Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid Fallen Angels Shooter Intensive Care

25 Joan Lowery Nixon Bait for a Burglar Circle of Love
A Dangerous Promise Fear Stalks Grizzly Hill The House Has Eyes In the Face of Danger Island of Dangerous Dreams Keeping Secrets The Other Side of Dark A Place to Belong The Shadowmaker Spirit Seeker

26 Katherine Paterson Bridge To Terabithia Come Sing, Jimmy Jo
Flip-Flop Girl The Great Gilly Hopkins Jacob Have I Loved Lyddie The Master Puppeteer Of Nightingales That Weep Park's Quest Preacher's Boy Rebels Of the Heavenly Kingdom The Same Stuff as Stars Sign Of The Chrysanthemum

27 Gary Paulsen How Angel Peterson Got His Name Caught by the Sea Guts
Father Water, Mother Woods My Life in Dog Years Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers The Quilt Alida's Song Soldier's Heart Nightjohn Sarny Mr. Tucket Call Me Francis Tucket Tucket's Ride Tucket's Gold Tucket's Home Tucket's Travels Captive! Curse of the Ruins The Beet Fields Escape from Fire Mountain Harris and Me The White Fox Chronicles The Transall Saga The Rifle The Tent Dogteam The Car A Christmas Sonata The Monument Woodsong The Haymeadow The Night the White Deer Died Canyons The Winter Room The Voyage of the Frog The Island The Crossing The Glass Cafe The Boy Who Owned the School The Schernoff Discoveries Danger on Midnight River Hatchet Brian's Return Brian's Winter The River Brian's Hunt Canoe Days

28 RICHARD PECK A Long Way from Chicago A Year Down Yonder
Are You in the House Alone? Don't Look and It Won't Hurt Fair Weather Father Figure Ghosts I Have Been Strays Like Us The Dreadful Future of Blossom Culp The Ghost Belonged to Me A River Between Us Anonymously Yours Bel-Air Bambi and the Mall Rats Close Enough to Touch The Creative Word Dreamland Lake The Great Interactive Dream Machine The Last Safe Place on Earth London Holiday Love and Death at the Mall Lost in Cyberspace. Mindscapes: Poems for the Real World Monster Night at Grandma's House Princess Ashley Representing Super Doll Secrets of the Shopping Mall This Family of Women Through a Brief Darkness Transitions: a Literary Paper Casebook Unfinished Portrait of Jessica Urban Studies: A Research Paper Casebook Voices After Midnight Past Perfect, Present Tense

29 TAMORA PIERCE #01: Magic Steps (Circle Opens)
#02: Street Magic (Circle Opens) #03: Cold Fire (Circle Opens) Shatterglass (The Circle Opens) #1 Sandry's Book #2 Tris's Book #4 Briar's Book #3 Daja's Book

30 Ann Rinaldi Or Give Me Death Amelia's War Girl in Blue
In My Father's House Journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce Mine Eyes Have Seen The Second Bend in the River #1 A Stitch in Time #2 Broken Days #3 The Blue Door

31 J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

32 Louis Sachar The Boy Who Lost His Face Holes
Knots in My Yo-Yo String : The autoautobiography / biography / autobiography / biography of a Kid Sixth Grade Secrets There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom Wayside School Series Sideways Stories from Wayside School Sideways Arithmetic from Wayside School Wayside School is Falling Down Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger Marvin Redpost Series Alone in His Teacher's House Is He a Girl? Kidnapped at Birth Why Pick on Me?

33 JERRY SPINELLI Milkweed Loser Stargirl Maniac Magee
Knots in My Yo-Yo String Crash

34 Rodman Philbrick Abduction Brain Stealers Children of the Wolf
The Final Nightmare The Fire Pony Freak the Mighty The Haunting The Horror The Kid Who Became President The Last Book in the Universe Max the Mighty Night Creature REM World Rodman Philbrick

35 Philip Pullman The Broken Bridge Clockwork Count Karlstein
The Firework-Maker's Daughter The Golden Compass The Ruby in the Smoke Shadow in the North The Subtle Knife The Tiger in the Well The Tin Princess The White Mercedes The Amber Spyglass

36 Cynthia Voight Bad Girls Bad, Badder, Baddest David and Jonathan
Dicey's Song Izzy, Willy-Nilly Jackaroo Orfe The Runner A Solitary Blue When She Hollers The Wings of a Falcon Cynthia Voight

37 Laurence Yep The Amah American Dragons A Case of Fire
The Case of the Goblin Pearls Child of the Owl Dragon Cauldron The Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty and the Beast Tale Dragon Steel Dragon War Dragon of the Lost Sea Dragon's Gate The Ghost Fox Lady of Ch'iao Kuo: Warrior of the South, Southern China, A.D. 531 The Lost Garden The Rainbow People The Star Fisher The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung: A Chinese Miner, California, 1852 The Khan's Daughter: A Mongolian Folktale Thief of Hearts

38 JANE YOLEN Armageddon Summer with Bruce Coville Trust a City Kid
Sword of the Rightful King The Stone Silenus A Sending of Dragons Queen’s Own Fool Heart’s Blood Girl in a Cage The Gift of Sarah Baker The Dragon’s Boy Dragon’s Blood The Devil’s Arithmetic Children of the Wolf

39 Paul Zindel The Amazing and Death-Defying Diary of Eugene Dingman
A Begonia for Miss Applebaum Confessions of a Teenage Baboon David & Della The Doom Stone The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Harry and Hortense at Hormone High I Never Loved Your Mind Loch My Darling, My Hamburger Pardon Me, You're Stepping on My Eyeball! The Pigman The Pigman's Legacy Reef of Death The Undertaker's Gone Bananas The Pigman and Me

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