List of young adult writers


List of young adult writers

This is a list of writers whose "audience" is predominantly teens or young adults.

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A

*Joan Abelove: "Go and Come Back", "Saying It Out Loud", "Lost and Found"
*Hailey Abbott: "The Secrets of Boys", "Summer Boys series:" "Summer Boys", "Next Summer", "After Summer", "Last Summer", "The Bridesmaid", "Getting Lost With Boys", "The Perfect Boy", "Waking Up To Boys", "Forbidden Boy", "The Other Boy"
*Richard Adams: "Watership Down", "Shardik", "The Plague Dogs"
*Louisa May Alcott: "Little Women", "Eight Cousins"
*Lloyd Alexander: "The Prydain Chronicles", "Westmark", "The Kestrel", "The Beggar Queen"
*Isabel Allende: "The Adventures of Eagle and Jaguar series: City of the Beasts, Kingdom of the Golden Dragon," and "Forest of the Pygmies"
*David Almond: "Kit's Wilderness", "Heaven Eyes", "Clay"
*Elaine M. Alphin: "Counterfeit Son"
*Julia Alvarez: "How the García Girls Lost Their Accents", "Yo!", "Before We Were Free"
*Laurie Halse Anderson: "Speak", "Fever 1793", "Catalyst", "Prom", "Twisted"
*M. T. Anderson: "Feed"
*Ann Angel: "Such A Pretty Face, Short Stories About Beauty"
*Kim Antieau: "Mercy, Unbound"
*Maya Angelou (primarily a poet): "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings", "The Heart of a Woman"
*Allen Appel, "Twice Upon a Time"
*Avi: "Nothing But the Truth", "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle", ""

B

*Barbara Bailey: "When I Get Older I'll Understand"
*Natalie Babbitt: "Tuck Everlasting"
*Andrew M. Barbolla: "Caged"
*Lauren Barnholdt: "Reality Chick"
*T.A. Barron: "The Ancient One"
*Lynda Barry, cartoonist, graphic novelist
*Lois Thompson Bartholomew: "The White Dove"
*Cat Bauer: "Harley's Ninth"; "Harley, Like a Person"
*Joan Bauer: "Rules of the Road", "Squashed", "Stand Tall", "Hope Was Here"
*Clare Bell: "Ratha's Creature", "Clan Ground", "Ratha and Thistle-chaser", "Ratha's Challenge", "Ratha's Courage", "Tomorrow's Sphinx"
*Sean Beaudoin: "Going Nowhere Faster"
*Steve Berman: "Vintage, a Ghost Story"
*Martin Bertram: "Vanity of Vanities"
*Holly Black: "The Spiderwick Chronicles", ', ', ""
*Malorie Blackman: "Noughts & Crosses series"
*Cynthia Blair: "The Banana Split Affair", "Freedom to Dream"
*Francesca Lia Block: "Weetzie Bat", "Witch Baby", "Baby Be-Bop", "Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys"
*Judy Blume: "Forever", "Tiger Eyes", "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret"
*James Bow: "The Unwritten Girl"
*Tim Bowler: "Apocalypse", "Starseeker"
*Robin F. Brancato: "Facing Up", "Winning"
*Ann Brashares: "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"
*Libba Bray: "A Great and Terrible Beauty", "Rebel Angels", "The Sweet Far Thing"
*Heather Brewer: "The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod" series
*Rae Bridgman: "The Serpent's Spell", "Amber Ambrosia", "Fish & Sphinx"
*Lauren Brooke: "Heartland" and "Chestnut Hill" series
*Kevin Brooks: "Candy", "Martyn Pig", "The Road of the Dead"
*Martha Brooks: "Mistik Lake"
*Alyssa Brugman: "Walking Naked"
*Eve Bunting: "A Sudden Silence"
* Niki Burnham: "Royally Jacked", "Sticky Fingers"
*Melvin Burgess: "Junk", "Doing It"
*Frances Hodgson Burnett: "The Secret Garden", "A Little Princess", "Little Lord Fauntleroy"

C

*Meg Cabot: "The Mediator", "The Princess Diaries", "All-American Girl", "Jinx"
*Peter Cameron: "Someday This Pain Will Be Useful To You"
*Rachel Caine: "Glass Houses", "The Dead Girls Dance", "Midnight Alley"
*Isobelle Carmody: "Obernewtyn Chronicles", "Legendsong Saga"
*Orson Scott Card: "Ender's Game
*Brian Caswell: "A Cage of Butterflies", "Only the Heart", "Double Exposure"
*Michael Chabon (primarily an author of adult fiction): "Summerland"
* Stephen Chbosky: "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
*Alice Childress: "A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich"
*Mark Childress: "One Mississippi", "Crazy In Alabama"
*Sandra Cisneros: "The House on Mango Street"
*Cassandra Clare: "City of Bones"
*Mary Higgins Clark (primarily an author of adult romance/mystery fiction)
* [http://www.terriclarkbooks.com Terri Clark] : "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do", "Sleepless"
*Vera Cleaver and Bill Cleaver: "Where the Lilies Bloom"
*Rachel Cohn: "Gingerbread"
*Brock Cole: "The Goats"
*Eoin Colfer: "Artemis Fowl", "The Wish List"
*Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier: "My Brother Sam Is Dead"
*Ellen Conford: "We Interrupt this Semester for an Important Bulletin"
*Pam Conrad: "My Daniel"
*Caroline B. Cooney: "The Face on the Milk Carton", "Both Sides of Time", "Twenty Pageants Later", "Driver's Ed"
*Susan Cooper: "The Dark is Rising" series
*Robert Cormier: "The Chocolate War", "After the First Death", "The Bumblebee Flies Anyway", "Fade", "I Am the Cheese", "Tenderness", "We All Fall Down"
*Ronald Cree: "Desert Blood 10pm/9c"
*Sharon Creech: "Walk Two Moons", "Bloomability", "The Wanderer", "Chasing Redbird", "Absolutely Normal Chaos", "Ruby Holler"
*Linda Crew: "Children of the River"
*Chris Crutcher: "Ironman", "Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes", "Whale Talk", "The Sledding Hill"
*Jane Louise Curry: "The Watchers", "A Stolen Life", "The Black Canary"
*Christopher Paul Curtis: "The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963", "Bud Not Buddy"
*Karen Cushman: "Catherine, Called Birdy"

D

*Anita Daher: "Spider's Song"
*Roald Dahl: "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More", "The Great Automatic Grammatizator"
*Linden Dalecki: "Kid B"
*Maureen Daly: "Seventeenth Summer"
*Paula Danziger: "The Cat Ate My Gymsuit", "The Divorce Express"
*Terry Davis: "Vision Quest", "Mysterious Ways", "If Rock & Roll Were a Machine"
*Thomas F. Dawn: "The Crystal Dream"
*Pamela Dean: "Tam Lin," "The Secret Country" trilogy, "The Dubious Hills"
*Sarah Dessen: "Dreamland", "Keeping the Moon", "The Truth About Forever"
*Carl Deuker: "Heart of a Champion," "Runner", "Gym Candy"
*Graham Diamond "The Thief of Kalimar", "Lady of the Haven"
*Kate Dicamillo: "Because of Winn-Dixie", "The Tale of Despereaux"
*Peter Dickinson: "The Dancing Bear", "Tulku", "Eva", "AK", "The Ropemaker"
*Tom Dolby: "The Sixth Form"
*Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: the "Sherlock Holmes" stories, written initially for adults
*Ann Downer: "The Spellkey", "The Glass Salamander", "The Books of the Keepers"
*Diane Duane: "Young Wizards" series
*Lois Duncan: "I Know What You Did Last Summer", "Killing Mr. Griffin", "Summer of Fear"

E

*Michael Robert Evans: "68 Knots"
*Chris Edwards: "Bull Rider"

F

*Nancy Farmer: "The Ear, the Eye and the Arm"; "The House of the Scorpion"; "The Sea of Trolls"
*Catherine Fisher: "The Book of the Crow", "The Oracle Prophecies Trilogy", "Darkhenge", "Corbenic"
*Sharon G. Flake: "The Skin I'm In", "Money Hungry"
*Paul Fleischman: "Whirligig", "A Fate Totally Worse than Death"
*Alex Flinn: "Breathing Underwater"
*Antonia Forest: "Peter's Room"; "Thuggery Affair"; "The Attic Term"
*Anne Frank: "The Diary of a Young Girl"
*E. R. Frank: "Wrecked"
*Valerie Frankel: "Fringe Girl"
*Paula Fox: "One-Eyed Cat", "The Slave Dancer"
*Jan Frazier: "A Glimpse of the Netherworld", "Ghost of a Chance", "The Starlight Laser Express", "Ghost in Blue"
*Mariah Fredericks: "In the Cards: Love", "Crunch Time", "The True Meaning of Cleavage", "Head Games", "The Smart Girl's Guide to Tarot", "Fatal Distraction"
*Benedict & Nancy Freedman: "Mrs. Mike"
*Russell Freedman: "", "The Life and Death of Crazy Horse", "Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life Discovered" and other nonfiction
*Cornelia Funke: "Inkheart", "The Thief Lord", "Dragon Rider"

G

*Jack Gantos: Joey Pigza stories, "Hole in My Life" (autobiography of his youth)
*Nancy Garden: "Annie on My Mind", "The Year They Burned the Books"
*Alan Garner: "The Weirdstone of Brisingamen", "Elidor", "The Owl Service", "Red Shift"
*Jean Craighead George: "Julie of the Wolves", "My Side of the Mountain", "Julie"
*Gail Giles: "Shattering Glass"
*Parke Godwin: "The Tower of Beowulf"
*John Green: "Looking for Alaska", "An Abundance of Katherines
*Bette Greene: "Summer of My German Soldier"
*Suresh & Jyoti Guptara: "Conspiracy of Calaspia" ("Insanity Saga")
*Rosa Guy: "The Friends", "The Disappearance"

H

* Nancy Yi Fan : "Swordbird"
*Margaret Peterson Haddix: "Among the Hidden", "Among the Impostors"
*Mark Haddon: "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time"
*Shannon Hale: "Princess Academy"
*Zoey Hardy: "Everything Changes", "Brockway High", "But It's Legal"
*Lisi Harrison: "The Clique"
*Sonya Hartnett: "The Silver Donkey"
*James Haskins (primarily an author of non-fiction): "Fighting Shirley Chisolm", "The Geography of Hope"
*Louise Hawes: "The Vanishing Point", "Waiting for Christopher", "Rosey in the Present Tense"
*Pete Hautman "Godless", "Invisible"
*Ann Head: "Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones"
*Robert A. Heinlein: (primarily an author of science fiction) "Red Planet"
*Claire Hennessy: "Dear Diary"
*Nat Hentoff (primarily an author of adult non-fiction): "Does This School Have Capital Punishment?"
*Julie Hearn: "The Minister's Daughter"
*Karen Hesse: "Out of the Dust", "Witness" (novels in verse)
*Carl Hiaasen: "Hoot" and "Flush"
*S.E. Hinton: "The Outsiders", "Rumble Fish", "Tex"
*Valerie Hobbs: "Defiance"
*Will Hobbs: "Bearstone", "Far North", "Ghost Canoe", "Kokopelli's Flute", "Jackie's Wild Seattle", "Crossing the Wire", "Downriver"
*Alice Hoffman: "Green Angel"
*Nina Kiriki Hoffman: (primarily an author of science fiction)
*Jennifer Holm: "Our Only May Amelia", "Boston Jane"
*Samyra Huell: "Wesslox: The Adventure Begin", "The Sorcerer"
*Erin Hunter: The Warriors series, the New Prophecy series, "The Power of Three"
*Zora Neale Hurston: "Their Eyes Were Watching God"

J

*Brian Jacques: "Redwall" series
*Paul B. Janeczko, editor of poetry anthologies for teens, e.g. "Don't Forget to Fly"
* Anthony Charles Jenkins: "The Grave Thrillogy" and "Dark Threshold"
*Maureen Johnson: "13 Little Blue Envelopes", "Girl at Sea", "Suite Scarlett"
*Angela Johnson: "Toning the Sweep", "Heaven", "The First Part Last"
*Ophelia Julien: "Dead of Summer" and "Saving Jake".

K

*Harold Keith: "Rifles for Watie"
*M.E. Kerr: "Dinky Hocker Shoots Smack", "Little Little", "Night Kites", "Deliver Us from Evie", "Fell", "Gentlehands"
*Stephen King (primarily an author of adult horror fiction): "Carrie," "Christine," "Cujo"
*Gordon Korman: Bruno and Boots series beginning with "This Can't Be Happening at McDonald Hall", "Jake, Reinvented", "No More Dead Dogs", "Sixth Grade Nickname Game"
*David Klass: "Danger Zone", "You Don't Know Me"
*Annette Curtis Klause: "The Silver Kiss", "Blood and Chocolate "
*E.L. Konigsburg: "Silent to the Bone"
*Ron Koertge: "Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright"

L

*Lori Lansens: ""
*Kathryn Lasky: "Blood Secret", "Beyond the Burning Time", "True North"
*Iain Lawrence: "Lord of the Nutcracker Men"
*Michael Lawrence: "Aldous Lexicon" or "Withern Rise trilogy"
*Ursula K. Le Guin: "A Wizard of Earthsea", "The Left Hand of Darkness"
*Madeleine L'Engle: The Time Quartet, Polly O'Keefe series, Austin family series
*Jeanine Le Ny: "Island Summer", "Kaplan's SAT Score-Raising Dictionary", "101 Ways To Become the Perfect College Applicant"
*Tanith Lee: "The Castle of Dark", "The Claidi Journals", "Piratica"
*Billie Letts: "Where The Heart Is"
*Gail Carson Levine: "The Wish", "Ella Enchanted"
*David Levithan: "Boy Meets Boy", "The Realm of Possibility"
*C.S. Lewis: The Chronicles of Narnia series
*Mark Lewis (attorney): "Slur: Silencing the Voice of Hatred"
*Robert Lipsyte: "The Contender", "The Brave", "The Chief", "One Fat Summer"
*Wendy Loggia: "Ever After: A Cinderella Story" (novelization)
*Lois Lowry: "The Giver", "The Silent Boy", "Number the Stars", "Gathering Blue"
*J.S. Longstreet: "Bubblegum Wishes"
*Dale J. Luckwitz: "Jinxed"
*Louisa Luna: "Brave New Girl"
*Mary Beth Lundgren: "Love, Sara"
*Barry Lyga: "The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl", "Boy Toy"
*Chris Lynch: "Whitechurch"
*Frances Lynn: "Crushed"

M

*Adeline Yen Mah: "Falling Leaves: The Memoirs of A Unwanted Chinese Daughter", "Chinese Cinderella : The True Story of A Unwanted Daughter", "Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society"
*Carolyn Mackler: "The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big, Round Things", "Vegan Virgin Valentine", "Love and Other Four Letter Words"
*Sarra Manning: "Let's Get Lost", "Fashionistas" series, "Diary Of A Crush" series, "Pretty Things", "Guitar Girl"
*Melina Marchetta: "Looking For Alibrandi", "Saving Francesca"
*Jan Mark: "The Eclipse of the Century", "Useful Idiots", "Riding Tycho", "Voyager"
*John Marsden: "Tomorrow series"
*Bobbie Ann Mason: "In Country"
*Sue Mayfield: "Drowning Anna"
*Norma Fox Mazer and Harry Mazer: "Heartbeat"
*Stephenie Meyer: "Twilight", "New Moon", "Eclipse"
*Anne McCaffrey: "Dragonriders of Pern" series and other fantasy titles
*Patricia McCord (formerly Pat Mauser) - "Pictures in the Dark"
*Patricia McCormick: "Cut", "My Brother's Keeper"
*Lurlene McDaniel: "One Last Wish", "Hit and Run", "Don't Die, My Love", "Till Death Do Us Part"
*Joyce McDonald: "Swallowing Stones", "Shadow People", "Shades of Simon Gray"
*Robin McKinley: "Beauty", "The Hero and the Crown", "Spindle's End", "Rose Daughter"
*Ben Mikaelsen: "Petey", "Touching Spirit Bear"
*Milton Meltzer (primarily an author of nonfiction): "Underground Man" (historical fiction)
*Gloria D. Miklowitz: "After the Bomb"
*Perry Moore: "Hero"
*Sabre Moore : "Secrets At Sea"
*Jaclyn Moriarty: "The Year of Secret Assignments", "Feeling Sorry for Celia", "The Murder of Bindy Mackenzie"
*Jess Mowry: "Way Past Cool", "Babylon Boyz"
*Robert Muchamore: CHERUB series
*Walter Dean Myers: "Fallen Angels", "Hoops", "Monster", "The Mouse Rap", "Outside Shot", "Scorpions", "Slam", "Bad Boy" (autobiography of his youth), "Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary"
*Lauren Myracle: "ttyl", "ttfn", "l8r, g8r", "Rhymes with Witches"

N

*Donna Jo Napoli: "Daughter of Venice", "Bound"
*Phyllis Reynolds Naylor: "Ice", "Shiloh"
*Betty Nelson: "Mystery of the Vanishing Trees", "Secret of the Old Trunk"
*William Nicholson: "Wind on Fire" trilogy
*Joan Lowery Nixon: "The Other Side of Dark"
*Andre Norton (primarily an author of science fiction): "The Stars are Ours!", "Star Gate", "The Beast Master"

O

*Joyce Carol Oates (primarily an author of adult fiction): "Big Mouth & Ugly Girl", "Sexy"
*Tyne O'Connell: "The Calypso Chronicles - Pulling Princes, Stealing Princes, Duelling Princes, Dumping Princes" and "True Love, The Sphinx and Other Unsolvable Riddles"
*Scott O'Dell: "Island of the Blue Dolphins"
*Sean Olin: "Killing Britney"
*Zibby Oneal: "The Language of Goldfish", "A Formal Feeling", "In Summer Light"

P

*Christopher Paolini: "Inheritance Cycle"
*Linda Sue Park: "A Single Shard", "When My Name Was Keoko"
*SA Partridge: "The Goblet Club"
*Francine Pascal: "Sweet Valley Senior Year"
*Katherine Paterson: "Jacob Have I Loved", "Lyddie"
*Gary Paulsen: "Hatchet", "Canyons", "The Island", "The River", "Brian's Winter", "Nightjohn", "Sarny", "Soldier's Heart", "Dogsong"
*Richard Peck: "Are You in the House Alone?", "Father Figure", "The Last Safe Place on Earth", "A Long Way from Chicago", "Princess Ashley", "A Year Down Yonder"
*Robert Newton Peck: "Clunie", "A Day No Pigs Would Die", "Extra Innings"
*Julie Anne Peters: "Keeping You a Secret", "Define Normal"
*Stella Pevsner: "And You Give Me a Pain, Elaine", "Cute is a Four-Letter Word"
*Rodman Philbrick: "Freak the Mighty", "The Fire Pony"
*Christopher Pike: "The Season of Passage", "Chain Letter" and other thrillers
*Tamora Pierce: "The Song of the Lioness", "The Immortals", "Protector of the Small", "Trickster's Choice"
*Daniel Pinkwater: "The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death"
*Timothy Plant: "Beyond the Wall"
*Laura Preble: "Lica's Angel, Queen Geek Social Club, Queen Geeks in Love"
*Susan Price: "The Sterkarm Handshake", "A Sterkarm Kiss", "Odin's Voice", "Odin's Queen"
*Connie Porter: "Imani All Mine"
*Francine Prose (primarily an author of adult fiction): "After"
*Anne Provoost: "Falling", "My Aunt is a Pilot Whale", "In the Shadow of the Ark"
*Philip Pullman: "The Ruby in the Smoke", "The Broken Bridge", "The White Mercedes", "The Tin Princess", "His Dark Materials" trilogy, "I was a Rat! or The Scarlet Slippers"

R

*Ellen Raskin: "The Westing Game," "Figgs & Phantoms"
*Wilson Rawls: "Where the Red Fern Grows"
*Carolyn Reeder: "Shades of Gray"
*Celia Rees: "Witch Child", "Sorceress", "The Wish House", "Pirates!"
*Philip Reeve: "Mortal Engines Quartet", "Larklight", "Starcross", "Here Lies Arthur"
*Morton Rhue: "The Wave", "Asphalt Tribe"
*Ann Rinaldi: "A Break with Charity", "The Last Silk Dress", "Numbering All the Bones", "Wolf by the Ears"
*Thomas Rockwell: "How To Eat Fried Worms", "How to Fight a Girl"
*Ginny Rorby: "Dolphin Sky", "Hurt Go Happy"
*Liz Rosenberg: "Heart and Soul, 17: A Novel in Prose Poems"
*Meg Rosoff: "How I Live Now", "Just in Case", "What I Was"
*J. K. Rowling: The "Harry Potter" series, "Tales of Beedle the Bard"
*Lois Ruby: "Shanghai Shadows"
*Cynthia Rylant: "Missing May"

*Louis Sachar: "Holes", "Small Steps"
*Francoise Sagan: "Bonjour Tristesse"
*J. D. Salinger: "The Catcher in the Rye"
*Graham Salisbury: "Shark Bait", "Island Boyz", "Lord of the Deep", "Under the Blood Red Sun", "Jungle Dogs", "Eyes of the Emperor"
*Lynda Sandoval: "Who's Your Daddy," "Chicks Ahoy"
*Alex Sanchez: "Rainbow Boys", "So Hard to Say," "Getting It," "The God Box"
*Elizabeth Scott: "Bloom", "Perfect You", "Stealing Heaven"
*Kieran Scott: "I Was A Non-Blonde Cheerleader", "Geek Magnet"
*Lisa See: "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan"
*Marcus Sedgwick: "The Book of Dead Days", "The Dark Flight Down", "Blood Red, Snow White"
*Dyan Sheldon: "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen"
*Neal Shusterman: "The Dark Side of Nowhere", "Downsiders", "The Schwa Was Here", "Full Tilt"
*Jeanne Sievert; "Foolish Diversion: A Triple T and Herman Mystery"
*Marilyn Singer: "The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth", "Horsemaster"
*William Sleator (primarily high concept sci-fi): "House of Stairs", "Singularity", "The Boy Who Reversed Himself", "Interstellar Pig"
*Lemony Snicket: The "Series of Unfortunate Events" series
*Sonya Sones: "What My Mother Doesn't Know", "What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know"
*Gary Soto: "The Afterlife", "Baseball in April and other Stories", "Living Up the Street"
*Beatrice Sparks (publishing as 'Anonymous'): "Go Ask Alice", "Jay's Journal"
*Elizabeth George Speare: "The Witch of Blackbird Pond"
*Eleanor Spence: "The October Child", "A Candle for St. Antony"
*Jerry Spinelli: "There's a Girl in My Hammerlock", "Crash", "Stargirl"
*Nancy Springer: "I am Mordred", "I am Morgan le Fay", "Blood Trail", "Dussie"
*R. L. Stine: The "Fear Street" series
*Jonathan Stroud: "The Bartimaeus Trilogy", "The Leap"
*Rosemary Sutcliff: (primarily historical fiction): "The Eagle of the Ninth", "Warrior Scarlet"
*Darren Shan: "The Saga of Darren Shan (Cirque Du Freak)" series, "The Demonata" series

T

*Janet Tashjian: "The Gospel According to Larry", "Vote for Larry"
*Mildred Taylor: "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry", "Let the Circle Be Unbroken", "The Land"
*Dr. Joyce W. Teal: "Don't Sweat It, Kid", "Hang In There, Kid", "It's O.K. To Be Different"
*Jean Thesman: "Appointment with a Stranger", "Cattail Moon", "Calling the Swan", "A Sea So Far"
*Jacquelin Thomas: "Simply Divine", "Divine Confidential", "Divine Secrets"
*Joyce Carol Thomas: "Marked by Fire"
*Rob Thomas: "Rats Saw God"
*Kate Thompson: "Annan Water", "The Beguilers", "The New Policeman"
*J. R. R. Tolkien: "The Hobbit", "The Lord of the Rings"
*Terry Trueman: "Stuck in Neutral"

V

*Susan Vaught - "Stormwitch", "Trigger"
*Vivian Vande Velde: "Heir Apparent", "User Unfriendly", "Never Trust a Dead Man"
*KristaLyn A. Vetovich - "Enya's Light", "Enya's Shadow", "Enya's Judgment"
*Cynthia Voigt: "Homecoming", "Dicey's Song", "Come a Stranger", "A Solitary Blue", "Sons from Afar", "Izzy, Willy-Nilly", "Bad Girls"
*Cecily von Ziegesar: The "Gossip Girl" series, The ""It Girl" series

W

*Judy Waite: "Shopaholic", "Forbidden"
*Catherine Webb: "Mirror Dreams", "Mirror Wakes", "Timekeepers", "Waywalkers"
*Sarah Weeks: "So B. It"
*Rosemary Wells: "Through the Hidden Door"
*Nancy Werlin: "Are You Alone on Purpose", "The Killer's Cousin", "Locked Inside", "Black Mirror", "Double Helix", "The Rules of Survival"
*Scott Westerfeld - "Midnighters" trilogy, "Peeps", "The Last Days", "Uglies" series
*Elie Wiesel: "Night"
*Lili Wilkinson: "Scatterheart"
*Ellen Wittlinger: "Heart on My Sleeve", "Hard Love", "What's in A Name"
*Virginia Euwer Wolff: "True Believer", "Making Lemonade"
*Katherine Wood: "Gideon Biddle: Shadowwalk"
*Chris Wooding: "Broken Sky", "The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray", "Storm Thief", "Poison"
*Jacqueline Woodson: "Miracle's Boys"
*Patricia C. Wrede: "Enchanted Forest Chronicles"
*Richard Wright (primarily an author of works for adults): "Black Boy" (autobiography of his youth)
*Diana Wynne Jones: "Chrestomanci" series, "Dalemark Quartet", "Fire and Hemlock", "Power of Three", "Dark Lord of Derkholm", "The Merlin Conspiracy"

Y

*Gene Luen Yang: "American Born Chinese"
*Laurence Yep: "Liar Liar", "The Lost Garden"
*Jane Yolen: "The Pit Dragon Trilogy", "Briar Rose", "The Devil's Arithmetic"
*David Yoo: "Girls for Breakfast"
*Tammy Yourzek: "Specter of the Spirit", "Dragons of the Soul"

Z

*Gabrielle Zevin: "Elsewhere", "Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac"
*Paul Zindel: "The Pigman", "The Pigman's Legacy", "I Never Loved Your Mind", "My Darling, My Hamburger", "The Pigman and Me" (autobiography of his youth)


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