Children's Authors Set 7

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The Children's Authors series gives young readers easy access to the lives of popular writers. Each engaging biography traces an author's childhood, education, and career. Readers learn how writers overcame challenges, what inspired them to write, and how they came up with story ideas. Full-color photos and historic black and white images enhance the easy-to-read text.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Children's Authors Set 7 (6 titles)
Cynthia Kadohata 4.3
Dav Pilkey 4.6
E. B. White 4.4
Rick Riordan 4.6
Suzanne Collins 5.0
Yuyi Morales 4.6
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007030, JNF063000, JNF011000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Language Arts
Copyright 2013
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2013-01-01
ISBN 9781617835735, 9781614809326
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 920-921
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Features Reviewed
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Children's Authors Set 7 – School Library Journal

These biographies provide clear and concise information for reports and may inspire aspiring writers by focusing on the authors’ childhoods, overcoming obstacles, and dedication to writing. . . . They are good additions where similar biographies are in demand.

Cynthia Kadohata (Children's Authors) – Booklist

This new addition to the extensive Children’s Authors series highlights the highs and lows of Newbery Medal winner Kadohata’s life and writing career. Starting with information about her writing technique, the narrative then delves into events throughout her life, focusing on those that most affected her writing. . . . The small square format with its graceful arrangement and pleasing design will appeal to those with an assignment as well as those who simply want to find out more about the author of a favorite book. There are ample photographs both of Kadohata and images related to her past. The accompanying text, in an appealingly large font, is concise, with most of the chapters only two pages in length. . .