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We have links to over 400 authors/illustrator sites at:
These are sites that are hosted by the author/illustrator themselves 
-- as opposed to commercial sites.  The content is the responsibility 
of the subject or someone they "hire."

Check out the author site

and the state choice award sites at

Suggestions for additions to these two sites are always welcome.


At 1:03 PM -0600 10/02/05, Davinna wrote:
>Hi.  An 8th grade English teacher is bringing in 3 of her classes next
>week so they can work on an author biography project.  She wants them to
>do their research on the computers.  Each student can choose the author
>they'd like to study, whether the author be classic, popular, young
>adult or adult.  We have Novelist which contains some author
>biographies.  Periodical databases can bring up author interviews, and
>web searches will bring up many author web sites.  Do any of you know of
>any great web sites that lead to or provide author biographies?

Sharron L. McElmeel

McBookwords (a literacy organization)

Instructor - University of Wisconsin-Stout

3000 N Center Point Rd
Cedar Rapids, IA 52411-9548

ph. (319) 393-2562
fax (319) 393-4749 (If line is busy, initiate a voice call and ask 
that the line be made available for a fax transmission.)

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