Anytime Reading- Must Visit Author Sites!

Andrew Clements
The author of more than 80 books, including Frindle and Extra Credit!
Andrew Clements


Madeleine L'Engle
Learn about the author of A Wrinkle in Time and read all her classics!
Madeleine L'Engle


Sharon Creech
Read Love That Dog and enjoy a twist in how a book is written.  Creech also wrote Walk Two Moons and Ruby Hollar.
Sharon Creech​​


Barbara O'Connor
Discover what we have in common with the author of Wish and How To Steal A Dog!
Barbara O'Connor

Cynthia Lord
Meet the author of Rules. Lord was a school teacher before she became a writer of children's books.
Cynthia Lord

Dan Gutman

Author of The Homework Machine, My Weird School series, and biographies, and more.  You can even read a chapter online to see if you want to read the rest of the book!

Dan Gutman
 

Cynthia Rylant

After reading some great stories by one the greatest children's books author, write her and she will write back to you.
Cynthia Rylant
 

Mary Pope Osborne

Enjoy a fiction story with facts about historical events and people when you read this popular hybrid series.
Mary Pope Osborne
 

Henry Winkler

How well do you know Hank Zipzer?  Take a quiz and learn more about this popular series.  Your parents may remember Winkler as The Fonz from the popular TV show Happy Days!
Hank Zipzer
 
 

Beverly Cleary

Meet Ramona, Ralph S. Mouse and all the lovable characters in Cleary's books.  Play games involving characters from books!
Beverly Cleary
 
 

Shel Silverstein
Click on the Kids Only link and you will be able to create your own poems, finish Silvertein's poems, and work on puzzles and games.
Shel Silverstein

Mem Fox

Check out a Mem Fox book from the classroom library and read along as she reads to you!
This site has excellent information for parents including:
*Tips for reading out loud to your kids
*Stories behind the characters in her books
*Her life as an author
Mem Fox
 

Grace Lin

Learn more about the Chinese Zodiac, Grace Lin's inspiration for writing, and look for some creative activities. 
Grace Lin
 

Judy Blume

Find out where Blume gets ideas for her books, including the Fudge series.  Her site is packed with information and activities.
Judy Blume

 

Jon Scieszka

Meet the author of the Time Warp Trio Series and The Stinky Cheese Man.
Jon Scieszka

 

Pam Munoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising author Ryan's website.  You can get advice about how to get your writing published!
Pam Munoz Ryan
 

Rick Riordan

Learn more about the popular author of the Percy Jackson series.  If you like this series, Riordan gives a list of other books you may enjoy.
Rick Riordan

 

Warriors book series

Learn a surprising fact about the 'author' of this popular series!
Warriors Series
 
 

Peter and the Starcatchers book series
A high sea adventure with pirates and battles!

Ridley Pearson