Authors Teens Love

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

Each book explores the life and work of an influential author loved by teens. These biographies include personal interviews with living authors featuring an "In Their Own Words" section, and cover the major works of these popular literary figures.

  • Biographies of authors that teens love
  • Includes personal interviews with popular authors
  • Insightful quotes by and about each author
  • Author’s perspective of the writer’s craft
  • Supports the Language Arts curriculum
  • 6" x 9"
  • 104–128pp.
  • Illus. with color or black-and-white photographs and illustrations
  • Contains an "In Their Own Words" section, a timeline, published works, Internet addresses, chapter notes, and an index
  • Spring 2004
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Amy Tan

Amy Tan

Weaver of Asian-American Tales

Ann Angel
Amy Tan is a best-selling novelist and perhaps the most famous Asian-American author today. While her work usually focuses on relationships between immigrant mothers from China and their American-born daughters, Tan’s work has a mass appeal that cuts across lines of both culture and gender...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2962-0
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Gary Paulsen

Gary Paulsen

Voice of Adventure and Survival

JoAnn Early Macken
In his long and prolific career, Gary Paulsen has authored hundreds of books, short stories, and magazine articles, as well as several plays. Drawing upon his own real-life experiences as an outdoorsman and traveler has helped Paulsen captivate countless readers, both young and old, with his stories...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2721-3
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
Discount Price: $24.95

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

Science Fiction Trailblazer

Jocelyn Hoppa
One of the most prolific writers of all time, Isaac Asimov wrote or edited more than 500 books during his career. In addition to his trailblazing work in science fiction, Asimov has been published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System, a testament to his breadth of knowledge and interests...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2961-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

Master of Imaginary Worlds

Edward Willett
Born John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, this author is best known for his original worlds and creatures, many of whom appear in THE HOBBIT and The Lord of the Rings stories. Through a thorough exploration of his life and work, Edward Willett brings to life the inner workings of the mind of this author who made fantasy writing what it is today...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2246-1
Binding: Library Ed.
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Jerry Spinelli

Jerry Spinelli

Master Teller of Teen Tales

John Micklos, Jr.
Since his first book, SPACE STATION SEVENTH GRADE, was published in 1982, Jerry Spinelli has written more than 20 books. Many of the scenes in these books come from Spinelli’s vivid memories of growing up in Norristown, Pennsylvania, in the 1940s and 1950s...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2718-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Judy Blume

Judy Blume

Fearless Storyteller for Teens

Jen Jones Donatelli
Welcome to Judy Blume's world, where no topic is off limits. Best known for her frank and funny take on adolescence, Blume is regarded as a pioneer in making it "okay" for teens to discuss their bodies and fears...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2960-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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