About.com Guide to Children's
Lots of information about children's books, with links to authors' sites.
All School Guide
Links to more children's authors and illustrators, old and new, here and abroad.
Extensive interviews with well-known authors of young adult books.
A regional guide to authors and illustrators who visit schools.
Better World Books
Fund literacy, care for the environment, and get a good price and great service
on used books.
Children's Book Council
Information on the business of creating children's books, including
contact information for publishers and authors.
Children's Book Insider
An informative site for all who are interested in writing for young
An annual gathering of more than 40 authors and thousands of young readers,
librarians, and teachers at Central Missouri State University in
Festival of the Ozarks
An annual autumn gathering of more than a dozen authors and illustrators, with an autographing party that's free and open to the public.
Information about the week-long Writing for Children Workshop sponsored by
Highlights Magazine at Chautauqua, NY, and a series of shorter Founders
Workshops in Boyds Mills, PA, on writing for young readers.
Institute of Children's
A rich source of information for anyone interested in writing for young
readers, with a chat room, weekly online interviews, and much more.
International Reading Association
An organization for teachers of reading at all grade levels.
Public Library KidSpace
Links to online stories and information about authors.
Isabel Schon International Center for Spanish Books for Youth
Searchable database of commendable books in Spanish for children and
adolescents published around the world as well as noteworthy books in English
Based in Canada, this information hub features interviews with authors and literacy experts, reviews of books, and reading buddy suggestions.
A weekly syndicated newspaper page for
kids and a website rich in activities and information relating to
newspapers in education, writing, thinking, and creativity in general.
MISSOURI WRITES FOR KIDS!
Links to Missouri authors' web pages.
National Center for Family Literacy
A nonprofit organization supporting literacy for families across the
United States through training, programming, and other services.
National Council of Teachers of English
A professional organization for English teachers sponsoring national
conferences and publications.
Publicists dedicated to marketing children's books and specialty toys.
Society of Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators (SCBWI)
The organization for children's book writers and illustrators, with
an international membership, a bulletin, market lists, and workshops
coast-to-coast and abroad. Open to beginners as well as professionals.
USA PLAYS FOR KIDS!
Links to playwrights' web pages and many other useful Internet resources
relating to children's theater.
Writing Conference, Inc.
Information about conferences, festivals, and publications for young people
and teachers of writing and young adult literature.