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Author Biographies

Biography Reference Center

Scroll down to find this database and search for your author. Look for the link on the right hand side for "Authors" if you want to browse the lists of authors.

Literary Reference Center

Choose this database and search for information about your author and his or her works. (charihoms/chariho)

Video Interviews with Top Young Adult Authors

This site has brief biographies and videos of interviews with authors.

Biography Online 
This internet site has biographical information, quotes, and information about the author's writings.

Biblio.com
This website provides a list of author biographies.

Bibliomania
This website has very brief biograhies.

Biography.com
This site provides videos as well as text. Just search for whatever author you want information on. 

Book Reporter
Various web listings of author’s websites.

Fantastic Fiction

This site has links to brief author biographies and lists of authors' works.

Video Interviews with Children's Authors and Illustrators

This page features interviews of children's authors.

Famous Children's Authors on Biography

Check out this page for ideas on an author to choose or information about one you have chosen.

Mark Twain

Holly Black

Mary Downing Hahn

Veronica Roth

John Green

Kiera Cass

Langston Hughes

Rudyard Kipling

Suzanne Collins - Hunger Games

James Dashner

J.K. Rowling

James Patterson

Ransom Riggs

Ray Bradbury

Jesse Stuart

Cassandra Clare

Marie Lu

Sarah Dessen

Rick Riordan

Marissa Meyer