Authors & Artists for Young Adults: A Biographical Guide to Novelists, Poets, Playwrights Screenwriters, Lyricists, Illustrators, Cartoonists, Animators, & Other Creative Artists

  • Series Name: Authors & Artists for Young Adults Series
  • Volume 87
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  • ISBN-10: 0787694800
  • ISBN-13: 9780787694807
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 1.95 lbs ( .88 kgs)
  • 266 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2012 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

With Authors & Artists For Young Adults teens have a source where they can discover fascinating and entertaining facts about the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists, and other creative personalities that most interest them. International in scope, each volume contains 20-25 entries offering personal behind-the-scenes information, portraits, movie stills, bibliographies, a cumulative index and more.

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Authors & Artists for Young Adults Series

With Authors & Artists For Young Adults, teens have a source where they can discover fascinating and entertaining facts about the writers, artists, film directors, graphic novelists, and other creative personalities that most interest them. International in scope, each volume contains 20-25 entries offering personal behind-the-scenes information, portraits, movie stills, bibliographies, a cumulative index, and more.

Features and Benefits

  • Sketches typically include personal information, contact information, career history, writings, adaptations, biographical and critical sources, and informative essays about authors’ lives and works.
  • The Gale Literary Index contains references to all entries in the series as well as in other Gale literature reference works.

What's New

  • All entries in this volume are fully revised and updated (See Table of Contents for listing.)

Reviews

"The selection of books is excellent and shows not only knowledge of children's literature but also an understanding of children's reading tastes. A distinguished volume that will be useful in both elementary school libraries and children's rooms as an effective tool for giving reading guidance as well as in evaluating and building library collections." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999 and Library & Information Science Annual 1999

— ARBA

Table of Contents

Almond, David.
Beaufrand, Mary Jane.
Blundell, Judy.
Calame, Don.
Cooney, Caroline B..
Croggon, Alison.
Donovan, Art.
Erskine, Kathryn.
Fisher, Catherine.
Fitzpatrick, Becca.
Forman, Gayle.
Gray, Keith.
Hillenbrand, Laura.
King, A. S..
Kwok, Jean.
Lloyd, Saci.
Marchetta, Melina.
Marr, Melissa.
McCreary, Bear.
McKinley, Robin.
McNeal, Laura.
Ness, Patrick.
Rapp, Adam.
Reeve, Philip.
Reinhardt, Dana.
Sedgwick, Marcus.
Senzai, N. H..
Sepetys, Ruta.
Standiford, Natalie.
Wenner, Kurt.
Williams-Garcia, Rita.
Yancey, Rick.