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Authors tag 12_ap

  1. 1. 6th Grade Research Project TAG - Young Adult Authors 2012
  2. 2. Laurie Halse AndersonHistorical Fiction• Fever, 1793• Chains• Forge bookbridges.wordpress.com
  3. 3. Jane Austen Historical Fiction: Great Britain • Emma • Pride & Prejudice • Click here for book trailer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Austen1870 engraving of Jane Austen, based on a portraitdrawn by her sister Cassandra.
  4. 4. Joan BauerContemporary Fiction• PeeledClick here for a book trailer.• Backwater• Close to Famous• Almost Home Photo: Jim Lundquist. http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6556591.html?nid=2788
  5. 5. Ray BradburyStory Collection• The Cat’s PajamasScience Fiction• Martian Chronicles• Something Wicked this Way ComesClick here for trailer. http://www.theshortreview.com/authors/RayBradbury.htm
  6. 6. Orson Scott CardFantasy• EnchantmentEnder’s Game Quartet• Xenocide, book 3Click here for a book trailer.Homecoming series• The Memory of Earth, book 1
  7. 7. Cinda Williams ChimaFantasySeven Realms Series• The Demon King, book 1Click here for summary from the author.Heir series• Wizard Heir, book 2
  8. 8. Agatha Christie Mystery • Five Little Pigs • Death on the Nile Click here for a movie trailer. • Hickory Dickory Dock nndb.com
  9. 9. Michael Crichton Science Fiction • Jurassic Park • Click here for book trailer • Andromeda Strain Technology Thriller • Sphere Fantasyhttp://www.crichton-official.com/ • Timeline (not on book cart) • Click here for trailer
  10. 10. Karen CushmanHistorical Fiction• Catherine, Called BirdyClick here for a book trailer.• The Loud Silence of Francine Green http://1.bp.blogspot.com
  11. 11. Carl DeukerSports Fiction• High Heat• Payback Time• Runner http://www.members.authorsguild.net
  12. 12. Erin Dionne Contemporary Fiction • Notes from an Accidental Band Geek (Lone Star) • The Tragedy of a Girl Named Hamlet (Lone Star) Click here for a book trailer.http://www.bc.edu/content
  13. 13. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Mystery Full-length novel Hound of the Baskervilles Click here for book trailer Story Collections • Adventures & Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes • Extraordinary Cases ofhttp://www.avdistrict.org/library/doyle.jpg Sherlock Holmes
  14. 14. Nancy FarmerTrolls Trilogy• Sea of Trolls, book 1Click here for a book trailer.Science Fiction• House of the Scorpion (Newbery, Printz, National Book Award)• The Ear, the Eye and the Arm (Newbery) http://www.famesteps.com/celebrities/nancy_farmer-c62333/
  15. 15. James Herriot Story Collection • James Herriot’s Animal Stories Biography • All Creatures Great and Small • Click here for book trailerhttp://www.jamesherriot.org/images/yorkshire/jh.jpg
  16. 16. Gordon Korman Contemporary & Humor • Schooled • Click here for book trailer • Born to Rock • Pop • Ungifted
  17. 17. Conor KostickScience Fiction & Adventure• Epic (Lone Star)Click here for a book trailer.• Edda• Move http://www.obrien.ie/author.cfm?authorID=244
  18. 18. C.S. LewisFantasyThe Chronicles of Narnia• The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe• The Last Battle http://famousdeadmormons.com
  19. 19. Lois Lowry Sci-fi / Fantasy • Gathering Blue • Gossamer • Messenger • Son – released Oct. 2http://blog.oregonlive.com
  20. 20. David Lubar Fantasy • Hidden Talents • Flip Realistic Fiction / Humor • Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie Click here for a book trailer. • Dunkhttp://www.davidlubar.com/
  21. 21. Robin McKinley Folklore & Mythology Fiction • Beauty • The Hero and the Crown (Newbery) • Pegasushttp://us.penguingroup.com
  22. 22. Carolyn Meyer Historical Fiction • The Adventures of Charley Darwin • The Bad Queen • Mary, Bloody Mary • Where the Broken Heart Still Beats • White Lilacshttp://www.qbd.com.au
  23. 23. Donna Jo NapoliHistorical Fiction• Lights on the Nile• The Smile • Click here for book trailer• BoundMythology Fiction• SirenaAdventure Fiction• Three Days http://scbwiconference.blogspot.com/2011/08/donna-jo-napoli-keynote-how-writing.html
  24. 24. Kenneth Oppel Historical Fantasy • Airborn (series & Printz) • Darkwing • This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein ( • series & Lone Star) Click here for a talk with the author.
  25. 25. Sir Terry PratchettScience Fiction• Nation (alternate reality & historical)Johnny Maxwell trilogy• Only You Can Save Mankind, book 1 • Click here for book trailer• Johnny & the Bomb, book 3FantasyTiffany Aching Adventures• Wee Free Men, book 1• Wintersmith, book 3 http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2008/12/arise-sir-terry/
  26. 26. Ann Rinaldi Historical Fiction • The Red Headed Princess • The Letter Writer Click here for a book trailer Dear America Series: My Heart is On the Ground Great Episodes Series: • Or Give Me Death: …Patrick Henry’s familyhttp://www.princeton.lib.nj.us/teens/books/images/rinaldi.jpg
  27. 27. Gary D. Schmidt Historical Fiction • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy (Newbery & Printz) • The Wednesday Wars (Newbery & Lone Star) • Okay for Now Contemporary Fiction • Trouble Fantasy • What Came from the Starshttp://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6438766.html?nid=2788
  28. 28. Michael Scott Science Fiction • Gemini Game Fantasy / Historical Fiction Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel • The Alchemyst, book 1 (Lone Star) • The Warlock, book 5http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/authphoto_330/27479_scott_michael.jpg
  29. 29. Jordan SonnenblickRealistic / ContemporaryFiction• After Ever After• Zen & the Art of Faking It• Notes From the Midnight Driver• Drums, Girls & Dangerous PieAll of these books have been on the Lone Star list.New . . . Curveball: The Year ILost My Grip http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/collection.jsp?id=135
  30. 30. Neal ShustermanFantasy / Sci-fi• Full Tilt• EverlostContemporary Fiction• The Schwa Was Here
  31. 31. Rebecca SteadAdventure Fiction•First LightContemporary Fiction•When You Reach Me (witha twist of fantasy)•Liar & Spy http://www.bookpeople.com
  32. 32. J.R.R. TolkienFantasy• The HobbitThe Lord of the Rings Trilogy• The Fellowship of the Ring • Click here for book trailerLetters from Father Christmas news.bbc.co.uk
  33. 33. Wendelin Van DraanenRealistic Fiction• The Running Dream• Runaway http://www.thechildrensbookreview.com
  34. 34. Scott Westerfeld Steam punk: Alternate History / Sci-Fi • Leviathian, book 1 • Goliath, book 3 Science Fiction • Touching Darkness, book 2 of Midnighters Series The Manual of Aeronautics: An Illustrated Guide to the Leviathan Serieshttp://www.listal.com/author/scott-westerfeld
  35. 35. Kiersten White Supernatural • Paranormalcy (Lone Star) • Endlesslyhttp://www.changinghands.com/event/ww-ya-jan12
  36. 36. Jacqueline WoodsonRealistic Fiction• After Tupac & D Foster (Newbery honor)• Feathers (Newbery honor)• Hush• Miracles’ Boys• Peace, Locomotion http://hulshofschmidt.files.wordpress.com (companion to Locomotion)
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