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100 Most Popular Children's Authors: Biographical Sketches and Bibliographies

Sharron L. McElmeel

Students can learn more about their favorite authors and find plenty of reading materials they'll enjoy with this affordable biographical work and ready-reference. Featuring 100 beloved and celebrated children's book authors, McElmeel offers engaging biographical sketches, photos, and selected bibliographies and lists of related information sources. Included are such long-time luminaries as Beverly Cleary and Marguerite Henry as well as many new emerging writers. McElmeel's focus is on contemporary authors and those whose works are still in print. A more current and affordable alternative to multivolume publications, this book is a great collection development tool and resource for author studies. Students will enjoy using it for their reports and research papers.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 1999
  • Pages: 493
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 10.35in - 7.43in - 1.52in - 2.95lb
  • EAN: 9781563086465
  • Categories: Literary FiguresBibliographies & IndexesReference

About the Author

McElmeel, Sharron L.: -

SHARRON L. MCELMEEL, an adjunct instructor at Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a long-time educator and library media specialist who has built a national reputation in the area of children's literature and is an often requested conference speaker. She was named Iowa Reading Teacher of the Year in 1987 and was nominated as Iowa's Teacher of the Year in 1997.

Praise for this book

"Lively biographical sketches, photos, selected bibliographies and lists of related information sources. Selections for inclusion were based on a national survey of teachers and students."-Curriculum Administrator
"A handy classroom reference tool...Every teacher will find this a gold mine of resources."-Reviews from Parent Council
"The reference provides bibliographic information about authors that may help connect children with literature."-Iowa Reading Journal
"Its accessible format will make it the preferred title to answer general questions. Useful for collections serving teachers and students."-School Library Journal
"A splendid resource with information about the authors that you don't see elsewhere. McElmeel understands what readers want to know about the people who write their books."-Teaching K-8
?A handy classroom reference tool...Every teacher will find this a gold mine of resources.?-Reviews from Parent Council
?The reference provides bibliographic information about authors that may help connect children with literature.?-Iowa Reading Journal
?Its accessible format will make it the preferred title to answer general questions. Useful for collections serving teachers and students.?-School Library Journal
?A splendid resource with information about the authors that you don't see elsewhere. McElmeel understands what readers want to know about the people who write their books.?-Teaching K-8
?Each entry includes a lively biographical sketch, a selected bibliography, and a list of related information sources...Easy-to-read print is accessible to students in grades 3-8.?-Reference and Research Book News
"Each entry includes a lively biographical sketch, a selected bibliography, and a list of related information sources...Easy-to-read print is accessible to students in grades 3-8."-Reference and Research Book News