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Heather Ferranti Kinser

Writer Heather Ferranti Kinser lives with her family in Redwood City, California. View →


Benjamin Klas

Benjamin Klas lives in Minnesota with his partner and their son. His work has appeared in literary magazines and a collection by LGBTQ authors. View →


Jamie Korngold

Rabbi Jamie S. Korngold received ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and is the founder and spiritual leader of the Adventure Rabbi Program. She lives in Boulder, Colorado with her two daughters, Sadie and Ori. View →


Barbara Krasner

Barbara Krasner publishes the popular blog, The Whole Megillah: The Writer’s Resource for Jewish-Themed Story. She is the author of many articles, short stories, poems, and books. She lives in New Jersey and teaches in the English and History departments of New Jersey colleges and… View →

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Joe Kulka

Joe Kulka has written and illustrated My Crocodile Does Not Bite, Vacation’s Over! Return of the Dinosaurs, and the award-winning book Wolf’s Coming!. Joe lives in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. View →


Renée Kurilla

Renee Kurilla is an illustrator, dabbling author, and Lead Artist at FableVision Studios. She got her start in animation working as a character designer on the Discovery Kids TV adaptation of Time Warp Trio. She has since illustrated many books for kids including Margarita Engle’s View →


Kevin Kurtz

Kevin Kurtz has loved books, science, and nature since he was a kid. His first children’s book, A Day in the Salt Marsh, was published in 2007. He lives in Rochester, New York and continues to write books and do live and remote visits with schools around the country. View →


Ellen Labrecque

Ellen Labrecque has written more than 50 books for young children. She lives in Yardley, Pa. with her husband Jeff and two children, Sam and Juliet. She especially loves writing biographies and in her free time enjoys reading, traveling to new places, and running. View →

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Deborah Lakritz

Deborah Lakritz has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Minnesota. Her previous books include Say Hello, Lily (Kar-Ben). A mother of five, she lives in Milwaukee with her husband, children and pet fish, Sunny. View →


Vanessa Lanang

Vanessa Lanang lives and writes in California near Los Angeles. View →


Wendy Hinote Lanier

Wendy Lanier is an author, teacher, and speaker who lives in Beaumont, Texas. She has written books for Lerner Books, Capstone Press, Lucent Books, and KidHaven Press. She also regularly contributes work to various magazines and websites. Wendy has a B.S. in Speech Communication… View →

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Irene Latham

Irene Latham is the author of more than a dozen current and forthcoming works of poetry, fiction, and picture books, including Charlotte Huck Honor Book Can I Touch Your Hair? Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship (co-written with Charles Waters) and the Caldecott Honor Book The Cat… View →


Sara Latta

Sara Latta has written several books for middle grade and YA readers, including Body 2.0: The Engineering Revolution in Medicine (Twenty-First Century Books, 2020); Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe (Twenty-First Century Books, 2018); Smash!… View →


Christine Layton

Christine Layton is an author of nonfiction for upper elementary readers. Her work has appeared in magazines, games, and assessments. She is based in Colorado. View →


Tom Leigh

Tom Leigh is a children’s book author and longtime illustrator of Sesame Street and Muppet books. He lives on Little Deer Isle off the coast of Maine. View →


Ian Lendler

Ian Lendler is the author of several picture books including An Undone Fairy Tale, Little Sid, and Saturday. He also wrote the graphic novel series, The Stratford Zoo Presents… Sadly, he does not look good in a tutu or a tiara. You can read more about him at View →


Sara Levine

Sara Levine is an author, educator and veterinarian. Her science books for children include Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons; Tooth by Tooth: Comparing Fangs, Tusks, and Chompers; Fossil by Fossil: Comparing Dinosaur Bones; Flower Talk: How Plants Use Color to Communicate, and… View →


Joshua S. Levy

Joshua S. Levy was born and raised in Florida. After teaching middle school (yes, including seventh and eighth grade) for a little while, Josh went to law school. He lives with his wife and children in New Jersey, where he practices as a lawyer. Unfortunately, outer space doesn’t… View →


Kristen Lippert-Martin

Kristen Lippert-Martin earned her MFA from Columbia University. She’s worked at Time magazine, the world-renowned Brookings Institution, and even did a stint as a stand-up comic before turning to writing full-time. She’s a member of the Science Fiction and View →