A companion title to 100 Most Popular Young Adult Authors, this book features another 100 biographical sketches and biographies of popular young adult authors. In addition to authors that did not appear in the first volume, dozens of fresh voices that have emerged in the field of young adult literature have been included. Carefully reviewed by a number of distinguished young adult literature experts, this book presents a treasure trove of information, a wealth of different genres, and is a one-stop guide to some of the best-loved authors in today's teen literature. Includes: David Almond, Maya Angelou, T. A. Barron, Joseph Bruchac, Sandra Cisneros, Linda Crew, Sarah Dessen, Carl Deuker, Nancy Farmer, Will Hobbs, Lensey Namioka, Naomi Shihab Nye, Philip Pullman, J. K. Rowling, Louis Sachar, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Paul Yee, and many more! Grades 6-12.