Bookable Authors: All

Lois Ruby

Lois Ruby is a former librarian and the author of 21 books for young readers. She divides her time among family, community social action, research, writing, and visiting schools to energize young people about the ideas in books and the joys of reading. Lois lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and View →

 

Martha E. H. Rustad

Martha E. H. Rustad is the author of more than two hundred nonfiction children’s books, on topics ranging from snowflakes to termites to the Statue of Liberty. She lives with her family in Brainerd, Minnesota. View →

 

Kristen SaBerre

Kristen SaBerre is a screenwriter and author living in Los Angeles. Born in New Orleans and raised in Birmingham, Kristen comes from a family of athletes, avid readers, and musicians. After high school, Kristen attended Brown University. In her free time, she enjoys playing Mah Jongg… View →

 

Nathan Sacks

Nathan Sacks is a writer and journeyman scholar born and raised in Ames, IA. He graduated from Cornell College in 2009 with departmental honors in English and received his MA in English Literature from NYU in 2012. His areas of interest include literature,… View →

 

Laura Purdie Salas

Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 130 books for kids, including If You Were the Moon, Water Can Be . . ., and Bookspeak! Poems about Books. Poetry and rhyming nonfiction books are her favorite things to write. Laura loves to do author visits, writing workshops, and teacher… View →

 

Barney Saltzberg

Barney Saltzberg is the author and illustrator of close to 50 books for children, including Beautiful Oops!, Arlo Needs Glasses, Would You Rather Be A Princess or a Dragon?, and the bestselling Touch and Feel Kisses series. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two dogs. View →

 

Jeff Savage

Jeff Savage has written dozens of books for young readers. He lives in California and frequently visits schools around the country to talk to kids about his work. View →

 

Laura Schaefer

Laura Schaefer is the author of The Teashop Girls, The Secret Ingredient, and Littler Women: A Modern Retelling. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Laura currently lives in Windermere, Florida, with her husband and daughter, where she enjoys visiting theme parks and watching rocket launches… View →

 
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Sarah Lynn Scheerger

Sarah Lynn Scheerger is a clinical social worker who works with “at-promise” youth, helping them figure out who they are and who they want to be. She started writing as a convenient excuse to avoid laundry, and admittedly has gotten a little carried away. She writes picture… View →

 
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Tamara Schmitz

As an illustrator, Tamara Schmitz is well known to the many elementary-grade fans of Laurie Friedman’s Mallory chapter books. Tamara grew up one of six children in the small town of Carey, Ohio. She graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design, and spent her early career… View →

 

Christine M. Schneider

Christine M. Schneider owns Yellow Pencil Studio, Inc., an illustration and design studio, and has illustrated a number of picture books. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, with her husband and daughter. View →

 
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Susan Schnur

Susan Schnur is a Reconstructionist rabbi whose “paper pulpit” is Lilith magazine, a Jewish women’s quarterly. Susan lives with her husband in Boston, Massachusetts. View →

 

Mari Schuh

Mari Schuh’s love of reading began with cereal boxes at the kitchen table. Today Mari is the author of hundreds of nonfiction books for beginning readers, covering topics from tomatoes to tornadoes. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and still enjoys a big bowl of Honey Nut… View →

 
 

Heather E. Schwartz

When Heather E. Schwartz was thirteen years old, she tracked down several lead orphans from the 1983 movie “Annie” and interviewed them by phone. As an adult, she realized she could apply those same early instincts to a career as a journalist and writer. She is the author of… View →

 

Jody Jensen Shaffer

Jody Jensen Shaffer is the author of more than 27 books of fiction and nonfiction for children. She’s written about everything from ninja warriors to celebrities to grizzlies. Her picture books include The Way the Cookie Crumbled, Prudence, The Part Time Cow, and A Chip Off the Old View →

 

Trisha Speed Shaskan

Trisha Speed Shaskan has written more than forty books for children, including the picture book Punk Skunks, illustrated by her husband Stephen Shaskan. Trisha lives in Minneapolis with her husband, cat, and dog. View →

 

Stephen Shaskan

Stephen Shaskan has written and illustrated many books, and he’s the illustrator of Punk Skunks and the Q & Ray series. He’s also a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, an early childhood educator, and a music maker. View →

 
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Mia Siegert

Mia Siegert is an author and costume designer from New Jersey. Their costumes have appeared on Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and several stage productions of CATS. They are also the author of the YA novel Jerkbait. View →

 

Buffy Silverman

Buffy Silverman is the author of more than 90 nonfiction books for children, featuring topics from alligators to video games. Look for her nature-inspired poetry in anthologies and children’s magazines, and visit her at www.buffysilverman.com. View →