Author Sites on the Web
Search for biographical information on your author. Interviews are also great ways to learn about your author.
Don't forget to go to GALE, our subscription database. This database will have:
- biographical information
- interviews in magazines and newspapers
- reviews and analysis on specific books
- images of the author.
Search for your author's Official Web Site. Try searching for your author by putting your author's name in quotations.
Go to the Santa Clara City Library.
- What do they have in their book and reference collection?
- What do they have in their subscription databases?
Do you know your author's publisher? If so, check the publisher's web site to see if they include information about your author.
- Harper Collins
- Harper Collins Kids
- Macmillan Childrens
- Random House
- Simon Pulse (an imprint of Simon & Schuster which prints thier Young Adult titles)
- Tor (an imprint of Macmillan which prints thier Science Fiction and Fantasy titles)
- Children's Authors in the Yahoo Directory
- Young Adult Authors in the Yahoo Directory
- Web English Teacher Young Adult Literature
- Web English Teacher Children's Literature
- DMOZ Authors - Young Adult
- DMOZ Authors - Childrens' use the alphabet links to find your author by last name
- IPL Author Page
- CCBS Authors and Illustrators
- Teen Reads
- The Author Hour
- Wikipedia List of Young Adult Authors (use for background and to find other sources)
- Wikipedia List of Children's Literature Authors (use for background and to find other sources)