Harriet Rohmer (born 1938) is an American author, editor, and publisher. She won an American Book Award. She founded Children's Book Press,
Rohmer worked for UNESCO in Paris, on Third World cultural programs.Her work appeared in Passages North, the Louisville Review, the Jewish Women's Literary Annual, and Zeek.
Arthur Henry Ward, better known as Sax Rohmer, was a prolific English novelist. He is best remembered for his series of novels featuring the master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu.
The Devil's Arithmetic is a historical fiction time slip novel written by American author Jane Yolen and published in 1988. The book is about Hannah Stern, a Jewish girl who lives in New Rochelle, New York and is sent back in time to experience the Holocaust. During a Passover Seder, Hannah is transported back in time to 1941 Poland, during World War II, where she is sent to a concentration camp and learns the importance of knowing about the past.
Virginia Esther Hamilton was an African-American children's books author. She wrote 41 books, including M. C. Higgins, the Great (1974), for which she won the U.S. National Book Award in category Children's Books and the Newbery Medal in 1975.
John R. Keene Jr. is a writer, translator, professor, and artist who was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2018.
Elizabeth Tallent is an American fiction writer, academic, and essayist.
Danger Guys is a series of children's books written by Tony Abbott and illustrated by Joanne Scribner. The series is about two children, Noodle and Zeek, who always seem to find themselves in danger.
Elizabeth Scott is an American author of young adult novels.
Sara Pennypacker is a New York Times bestselling American author of children's literature. She has written more than twenty children's books, including Pax, Summer of the Gypsy Moths, and the Clementine and Stuart series.
Ruth Sanderson is an American illustrator and writer of children's books.
Patrick K. O’Donnell is an American author of books on military history.
Denene Millner is an American author, editor, television and podcast host, and journalist. She has authored more than 30 books, including six New York Times best sellers. She is the creator and director of Denene Millner Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, and MyBrownBaby.com, a critically acclaimed blog that examines the intersection of parenting and race.
Yxta Maya Murray is an American Latina novelist and professor at Loyola Marymount School of Law.
Sumuru is a female supervillain created by Sax Rohmer, author of the Fu Manchu series of novels. She first appeared in a 1945-1946 BBC radio serial, which was rewritten as a novel in 1950. Four more novels were published between 1951 and 1956. Two movies were then made in the 1960s and one more in 2003.
Jennifer Anne Nielsen is an American author known primarily for young adult fiction. Her works include the Ascendance Trilogy, Behind Enemy Lines, The Mark of the Thief, A Night Divided, and the Underworld Chronicles.
I Am Rosa Parks is a 2014 children's picture book written by Brad Meltzer in the 'Ordinary People Change the World' series. It follows the adventures of a young Rosa Parks learning important lessons.
Maya Christina Gonzalez is an award-winning queer Chicana artist, illustrator, educator and publisher. She lives and works in San Francisco. Gonzalez is a co-founder of the publishing house, Reflection Press. She also co-created an online learning environment called School of the Free Mind. Gonzalez has a unique, "high queer femme" sense of personal style that includes piercings and multiple tattoos. Gonzalez's art and work are focused on helping others build a sense of self and connection to others and the environment, despite differences between individuals. Her illustrations and books have helped increase "acceptance of, and love for, children's books by and about Latinos." Her art is featured on the cover of a textbook, Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art: Artists, Works, Culture, and Education, Volume II. Gonzalez teaches and presents workshops around the United States.
Sarah Lean is an English author of children's literature, known for her book A Dog Called Homeless, which received the 2013 Schneider Family Book Award.
Gallery Publishing Group is a general interest publisher and a division of Simon & Schuster which houses the imprints Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Scout Press, Gallery 13, and Saga Press.
Dhonielle Clayton is an American author and chief operating officer of We Need Diverse Books. Her works include The Belles and Tiny Pretty Things, co-authored with Sona Charaipotra.
Patricia Aldana is a children's book publisher based in Canada. She is the founder and former publisher of Groundwood Books, past president of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), current president of the IBBY Trust, and current publisher of Aldana Libros, an imprint of Greystone Kids. She was named to the Order of Canada in 2010 "for her contributions to children's publishing in Canada and around the world."
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