ABC-CLIO The book focuses on writers of the 1990s but also includes 12 classic authors who are still widely read by teens. An affordable alternative to multivolume publications, this book makes a great collection development tool and resource for author studies as well as a great way to find books by and about students' favorite writers.
Book News Alphabetically from Joan Aiken and Lloyd Alexander to Jane Yolen and Paul Zindel, focuses on writing in the 1990s, but includes 12 classic authors, among them Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, and J. R. R. Tolkien. Also profiles some who are best known for their adult literature such as Stephen King and Betsy Byars. The lists of books provides one-sentence synopses of fiction for young adults and groups series together, and titles and dates of fiction for other age groups and works in other genres. A secondary bibliography on the author is also included. The index combines authors, titles, and series. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Baker & Taylor Offers brief biographies, annotated listings of each author's works, and suggestions for additional reading