- About.com Classic Literature
- About.com Contemporary Literature
- American Literature: PAL: Perspectives in American Literature: A Research and Reference Guide
Information on literary movements and authors by Paul P. Reuben.
- Andrew Clements
Find out about Andrew Clements, author of The School Story, The Jacket, and lots of other books.
- Anne M. Martin: The Baby-sitters Club
What’s happening at the Baby-sitters Club?
Meet Marc Brown. For Arthur fans everywhere!
- Authors and Literature in the Yahoo! Directory
Explore sites about authors and their works, including biographies, study guides, fan pages, news, excerpts, and quotes.
- Author’s Encyclopedia
Looking for information on your favorite author, try this website.
- Authors 4 teens
site about contemporary authors whose books explore all aspects of teenage life.
- Authors On The Web
A site dedicated to providing information about authors and author websites. Author interviews, reading lists, trivia games and fast facts about authors.
- Avi’s Home Page
Meet Avi, I have.
- Bartleby Library, Columbia University
full text of many literary classics, especially good for poetry
- Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations (1901)
from Columbia University’s Bartleby Library
- BookAdventure: Book Finder
Aan easy way to develop a list of reading suggestions from this database of over 6000 titles.
- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Author Sheets
Literary criticism resources on more than 100 authors from Reference Services.
- Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site
rated reviews, curriculum integration, and themes of how to use children’s lit in the classroom.
- Children’s Literature Activities for the Classroom
Links to children’s literature sites by genre and book title.
- The Children’s Literature Web Guide
Internet resources related to books for children and young adults Extensive directory of official author sites and fan sites. Highly recommended sites are noted.
- Children’s Picture Book Database
Keyword-searchable database of over 5000 picture books; includes abstracts, subject classification, and Web links.
- Children’s Storybooks Online
Many wonderful free children’s books are available to read at Children’s Storybooks Online. Stories span age ranges from preschool, young children, teens.
Read summaries of books for free online.
- Deborah Hopkinson
Find out about the author of Birdie’s Lighthouse and Lots of links to more information about which she has written.
- Dr. Seuss
Fun and games from the publisher of the Dr. Seuss books!
- E.B. White
Author of Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little.
- EDSITEment!: The Best of the Humanities on the Web
EDSITEment is a constantly growing collection of online resources for teaching English, history, art history, and foreign languages. Go to Literature and Language Arts for lesson plans and websites. EDSITEment is a joint project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Council of the Great City Schools, MCI Communications Corp., and the National Trust for the Humanities.
- The Emily Rodda Web site
Official website for the author of the Deltora Quest series, Rowan of Rin, and other books.
- Ezra Jack Keats: A Virtual Exhibit
Author of A Chair for Peter, and Snowy Day. Includes his biography and more.
- Fairrosa Cyber Library of Children’s Literature
Reviews, lists, and information about all kinds of books for young people.
- The Goosebumps Page
Enter if you dare!
- Great Books Foundation
Great Books Foundation for instruction and materials to discuss literature
- The Great Books Homepage
From Malaspina University This student research database is searchable alphabetically, chronologically, categorically and thematically. The database contains 1021 custom entries.
- Great Writers and Poets
Wonderful links to biographies and works of writers and poets.
- Greenville Public Library Author Links
If you do not see a link for an author here, he or she probably does not have one.
- Gutenberg Literature
A library of 17000 free ebooks whose copyright has expired in the USA Book listings, search engine, newsletter, articles,
- Harry Potter
From Kidsreads.com. Biography of J.K. Rowling, and information on the Harry Potter books.
- Into the Wardrobe: A Web website C.S. Lewis
A comprehensive CS Lewis site that includes a daily quote, photographs, illustrations, academic papers, discussion forums, audio files, complete lists of works.
- Jan Brett’s Home Page
Author/illustrator’s page with lots of fun activities connected to her books.
- Janet Stevens
Author/Illustrator Janet Stevens.
- J.K.Rowling Official Site – Harry Potter and more
Jump aboard the Hogwart Express to come on a fantastic adventure at the official JK Rowling Website. See what’s on my desk. Read all about me, JK Rowling.
- Joseph Bruchac
Meet the author of Skeleton Man and much, much more.
A site for teachers and students (ages 6-12) to find out about new book releases, read interviews with authors, play literary games, and find discussion questions for thier own book club.
- Lloyd Alexander
Brief biography includes photo and a listing of some of the major awards Alexander has claimed.
- Learning About the Author and Illustrator Pages
Kay E. Vandergrift provides over 400 author information pages.
- Looking Critically at Picture Books
Using Picture Books in the classroom with older students. Including activities and related books from Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site.
- Magic School Bus Fun Place
What are Ms. Frizzle and her class doing now?
- Maurice Sendak
A biography of the famous author and illustrator of Where the Wild Things Are and In the Night Kitchen.
- MGPL WebraryÂ® – Web Sites for Book Lovers
The most complete Web Sites for Book Lovers. Index. Book Reviews & Booklists: Bestsellers, book reviews, readalikes, and “what to read next.” Book Discussion Guides, etc.
- Patricia Palacco.com
Information about Patricia Polacco and her books.
- Picture Books for Older Readers
Picture Books for Older Readers. Internet links to sophisticated, complex picture book resources for middle and high school teachers.
- Official Eric Carle Web Site
Fans of the famous author/illustrator and his books will enjoy this site.
- The Official website of Jeanne DuPrau
An author biography and information about The City of Ember and The People of Sparks and what is coming next.
- The On-line Books Page
Listing over 25,000 free books on the Web
- Redwall Abbey: The Official Web website of British Author Brian Jacques
All things Redwall!
- Roald Dahl Fans.com
Includes a bibliography with descriptions of each book or story, a biography, trivia about Dahl, and more.
- A Series of Unfortunate Events
More than wise readers would want to know about this great series of books, and their author Lemony Snickett.
A free online alternative to Cliffs Notes written by Harvard University students and alumni. Study guides to about 100 classic books and plays are online and more are being added.
Herg© biography and Tintin synopses, reviews, characters, criticisms, and other homepage links.
- Treasure Island
Absolutely everything you’d want to know about Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel!
- Virginia Hamilton: Welcome to My World
An award-winning author’s books, family, and more!
- Web Sites for Book Lovers — Pamunkey Regional Library
It includes “Web Sites for Book Lovers”, “Thinking Out Loud” (a book discussion group) and over 120 different booklists compiled by librarians.
- Wendelin Van Draanen
All you need to know about Sammy Keyes, Shredderman, and author Wendelin Van Draanen!
- The World of Beverly Cleary
Official Web site of author Beverly Cleary.
- Yahoo: Children’s authors
Lots of information about authors and their books.