- TeachingBooks.net - be sure to click on the Authors & Illustrators tab.
- Scholastic Author and Illustrator Index
- Yahoo! Directory of Children's Authors
- Britannica Online - Elementary or Middle School editions (some authors, like Jeff Kinney, only show up in the middle school edition).
- Kids InfoBits Authors page
- KidsReads Authors page - use the alphabetical index.
- Official author websites. To find these, go to Google and type your author's name and "official website" - this will give you better, more reliable results than just typing your author's name.
- Books by your author. Most books have an "About the Author" section, usually at the back.
Most of you won't find your author in all these places. Just try to find 2-3 sources for information, and remember to fill in citation forms for them!